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October 31, 2014
Michael Moore, Managing Director at CBIZ MHM, offers best practices to help companies decrease the risk of a sales and use tax audit. This post also contains a helpful infographic detailing these five steps.
October 10, 2014
Steve Henley, National Tax Practice Leader at CBIZ MHM, outlines 10 areas you need to be cognizant of when filing taxes this year and planning for next year. This post also contains a way to access CBIZ MHM's 2014-2015 Individual Tax Planning Guide.
September 17, 2014
Steve Henley of CBIZ MHM outlines four tangible property tax planning opportunities.
August 5, 2014
The new tangible property regulations require businesses to review their policies for costs incurred to acquire, maintain, repair, and replace tangible property. Complying with the new rules can be cumbersome, so this post includes a checklist of questions to ask.
June 17, 2014
Five reasons to use the alternative simplified credit when claiming the R&D tax credit. A recent IRS ruling removing a restriction that prevented a business from electing the alternative simplified credit method on an amended return enables thousands of small- and medium-sized companies to finally start benefiting from R&D tax credits.
April 9, 2014
The 2013 tax deadline is just around the corner. While you might still be recovering from gathering all the necessary paperwork, answering a plethora of confusing questions and racing to beat the clock, the time to start thinking about 2014 tax planning is actually now.
March 12, 2014
A new, alarming trend that should concern everyone -- especially during tax season -- is identity theft targeted at generating fraudulent tax refunds. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) reported last September that the number of confirmed tax return filings involving identity theft increased from 1 million returns for the 2011 processing year to 1.
December 17, 2013
A whopping 55 tax breaks are scheduled to expire as soon as we ring in 2014.Normally popular tax provisions are renewed at the eleventh hour, but as a result of the government’s need for additional revenue and the incessant political gridlock in Washington, Congress has already announced that nothing will happen before year-end.
November 26, 2013
Today's post is brought to you by David Levi, Managing Director at CBIZ MHM, and Robert Karon, Managing Director at CBIZ MHM. Robert and David recently presented a webinar outlining tax planning opportunities in 2013 and beyond for individuals. Between taxes levied as a result of the Affordable Care Act and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, many Americans, especially executives and business owners, will face significantly higher taxes this year (check out the 2013 tax rates here).
November 19, 2013
Unsure of whether your business is leaving money on the table in the form of tax incentives?In this ever-changing economy, the answer can mean the difference between growing your business and shutting it down.If you’re looking to expand, increase your employee headcount, or invest in new technology or processes, then you could likely benefit from federal, state, and/or local tax incentives or credits.