BT alumni are doing exciting things and we want to share a few of their stories with you. Our next spotlight is Stephan Gagnier, Assistant Controller at Equilibrium and previously an auditor at BT. Check our interview with Stephan below and be sure to view his pictures from his time at BT!
Bennett Thrasher is pleased to announce the promotion of four professionals to partnership, effective July 1, 2022. The new Bennett Thrasher partners are: Laurie Bizzell, Joe Cronmiller, Chris Cuzzourt, and Aaron Scale.
For 2022, the lifetime gift and estate tax exemption has reached a whopping $12.06 million ($24.12 million for married couples). As a result, few people will be subject to federal gift taxes. If your wealth is well within the exemption amount, does that mean there is no need to file gift tax returns? Not necessarily.
With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”), many itemized deductions previously available to taxpayers were either limited or eliminated. Due to the significant increase in the standard deduction, many taxpayers have abandoned the task of accumulating expenses once allowed to offset taxable income as an itemized deduction.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued new lease standards in 2016, ASC 842, replacing and modifying current financial accounting and reporting for lessees and lessors. The new standard is a significant shift in accounting processes, which can impact various other aspects of a business.
One previously obscure section of the Internal Revenue has gotten renewed interest in recent years and it could mean significantly lower taxes for you. Policymakers have long sought to encourage investment in small businesses and one of the strongest incentives that Congress has enacted is Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Sec. 1202.
On December 20, 2019, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 otherwise known as the “SECURE Act” was signed into law. This law made important changes to the requirements for retirement plan funding and distributions, as well as modifying other tax provisions including the kiddie tax rules.