Archive for May, 2017

LaPorte Named a 2017 “Top Workplace” by The Times-Picayune

LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Times-Picayune for the second year […]

The Tax Consequences of Reimbursed and Unreimbursed Employee Expenses: What Employers and Employees Need to Know

Employees are typically reimbursed for business expenses that are ordinary and necessary. Generally, ordinary expenses are considered as common in […]

Can You Benefit from a Casualty Loss Tax Deduction on Personal-Use Property?

The Gulf Coast has been hit with its fair share of natural disasters in recent years. Hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods […]

Taking Advantage of PATH Act Changes in the Oil and Gas Industry

The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015” has impacted businesses across the country – including oil and […]

How will the new lease accounting standard affect your business?

For fiscal periods beginning after December 15, 2018, businesses will have to start reporting leases differently on their balance sheets. […]

A First Look at President Trump’s Proposed Tax Plan

On April 26, 2017, the Trump administration presented an outline of the president’s proposed broad goals of tax reform and […]