Last month, as we were gathering with family and friends to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday and some wonderful food, the Internal Revenue Service issued their final regulations guiding taxpayers on how to calculate the new Net Investment Income Tax.
Bennett Thrasher pleased to announce the issuance of the inaugural edition of the Bennett Thrasher Foundation Annual Report. The purpose of the Annual Report is to highlight both the accomplishments and impact the Foundation has made in the community.
Bennett Thrasher PC is pleased to announce that it was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Accounting Firms to Work For by Accounting Today.
In December 2013, Today’s Medical Developments published an article, “Medical Device Excise Tax,” shedding light on a topic that, for many small to midsized businesses in the US, is causing much frustration and confusion.
Bennett Thrasher PC was recently recognized as “Best Full-Service Accounting Firm” and “Best Forensic Accounting Firm” in the Daily Report’s second annual Best Of supplement, honoring the vendors that Georgia lawyers and firm administrators turn to first to keep their lives and their practices on track.
In 2008, Georgia passed legislation that allows taxpayers to donate or redirect a portion of their Georgia income tax liability to qualified private schools in Georgia. The schools then use these funds to provide scholarships for qualified children ranging from Pre-K through 12th grade. In 2013, Georgia allocated $58 million to fund this program and all of the funds were claimed by the private schools by early May.
Bennett Thrasher Manager Stephen Bradshaw’s “Year-End Planning Important for Small Biz” was recently published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The article reveals some lesser-known Georgia-specific tax saving opportunities small businesses can take advantage of to maximize the effectiveness of their year-end tax planning.
In the November/December 2013 issue of Current Accounts, Bennett Thrasher shared some of the great ways BT associates have been taking care of their health during the busiest time of the year.
The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Atlanta, a group composed of nearly 600 individuals in decision-making positions who have personal and professional interest in corporate growth, will host the ACG Academy Breakfast on Tuesday December 10, 2013.
Don’t look now, but guess who’s about to start knocking more often than in the recent past? Mary Jo White and the SEC, that’s who! As has been frequently and broadly reported over the past several months, the SEC and Ms. White, the new SEC Chairman, have established a Financial Reporting and Audit Task Force to go on the offensive in identifying, investigating, and fighting fraudulent financial reporting.
As stated in a previous article, a captive insurance company is first and foremost in the insurance business and should not be viewed as purely a tax planning vehicle. However, tax saving opportunities can exist with captive insurance companies and these benefits should be enjoyed when the arrangement is properly structured. The following is one example of how this might work.
Bennett Thrasher is proud to become a member of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeast. The Chamber is a non-profit, membership-driven organization founded in 1996 that assists companies wishing to trade and invest in Brazil and facilitates the entrance of Brazilian companies aspiring to conduct business in the area.