Archive for the ‘Tax Services’ Category

Some Tax-Advantaged Personal Property Exchanges No Longer Available After Tax Reform

Although the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was written into law more than a year ago, it continues to […]


Accounting for Financial Instruments: New Requirements

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has made a significant change to accounting standards related to accounting for financial instruments. […]


Required Minimum Distributions: Savings through Charitable Contributions

Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) If you are a taxpayer over the age of 70½ years old, you are required to […]


Meals and Entertainment Expenses After Tax Reform

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made several changes to the tax deductibility of meal and entertainment (M&E) […]


Sales Tax Changes to Affect Louisiana Retailers and Purchasers Alike

As part of a larger budget deal, new Louisiana sales tax laws were approved by lawmakers late last week. The […]


Donor-Advised Funds: Are They the Right Tool for Making Your Charitable Donations?

On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 1 (the Tax Act or TCJA) was enacted. […]


Supreme Court Overturns Physical Presence Test: Internet Retailers May Now be Required to Collect Sales Tax

National Bellas Hess v. Illinois was decided by the Supreme Court in 1967, and Quill Corp v. North Dakota upheld […]


Sweeping Tax Overhaul Signed Into Law

(Dec. 22, 2017) President Trump has now signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) into law. This bill […]


How the Look-Back Interest Calculation Can Impact Taxes Due on a Long-Term Construction Project

Estimating job costs is becoming increasingly difficult for construction contracts. Competitive bidding practices, rising labor and material costs, delays in […]


Getting Ready for Social Security Part 2: Other Factors Affecting Your Decision

In our last social security blog, we covered the impact of your age at retirement on your benefits.   Among […]