Qualified small business taxpayers may be able to change their overall method of accounting to the cash method, eliminate inventory accounting (other than for materials and supplies), or account for long-term contracts under the completed contract method of accounting. We think this is a big benefit in many cases, and may simplify a taxpayer’s overall record keeping burden.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Tax Act) which was signed into law in late 2017 includes the controversial treatment of qualified transportation fringes (QTF). The Tax Act disallows the deduction of QTFs provided by taxpayers to their employees. The tax treatment of QTFs for nonprofit employers will mirror those of for profit employers as an effort to “level the playing field” between for profit and nonprofit organizations. What has been coined the “parking tax” has stirred up some confusion. To help clear up some of the confusion, let’s break it down.
The stakes are high for all exempt organizations to be transparent, accountable and leverage technology. Those entities that are proactive with their mission, their resources and their message will continue to thrive and be leaders in their fields. The research shows that nonprofit transparency matters. UHY looks forward to continuing our role of sharing knowledge with those involved in the tax exempt area.
Marilyn Pendergast was recently interviewed by the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) regarding how the profession has changed for women.
Fed officials have voted unanimously to hold interest rates steady, and indicated that no more hikes will happen in 2019.
UHY LLP (UHY) today announced that Betina Dufault has joined the firm as the National Director of Financial Reporting and Quality Control. As a member of UHY’s national office, Dufault acts as a technical resource for the firm’s significant audit practice, consulting with our client service professionals as they adopt new audit procedures and review new accounting principles. Dufault also oversees the firm’s extensive quality control and internal inspection programs and will facilitate external inspections conducted by AICPA peer reviewers, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the United States Department of Labor (DOL).
UHY Advisors, Inc. (“UHY Advisors”), one of the nation’s leading professional services firms, today announced that James Daniels, one of the firm’s managing directors, has been elected to join the firm’s board of directors.
Michael Burke, Managing Director, offered insight on the key accounting errors to look out for this tax season in “Pulling Back The Curtain On Corporate Finance Reports.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the biggest tax reform in 30 years and still a very new concept for Congress, the IRS and other regulatory bodies. The analysis and interpretations of each of the different areas of the new legislation are very much still evolving. Some of these areas are extremely complex.
Senator Sylvia Santana has introduced a bill that aims to add females to the boards of publicly held companies. The bill would require a minimum number of female board members of publicly held corporations, and would apply to both domestic and foreign corporations with principal executive offices in Michigan.
Wednesday May 22 2019 | 4:30PM—6:30PM |
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