Key Changes of the NY Budget Bill for Individuals and Businesses

On April 19, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed into lawS2509C/A3009C, the New York FY 2021-2022 State Budget Bill (“Bill”), which includes provisions for tax rate changes for individuals and corporations, a new elective Pass-through Entity Tax, and clarity on credits with a remote workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sales Tax Economic Nexus Law Update – Where Are We Now?

It has been nearly three years since the landmark decision of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (“Wayfair”), which upheld states’ adoption of sales tax economic nexus laws. Notably, the Court partially hinged its ruling on South Dakota’s small seller safe harbor thresholds, which limited the state’s ability to assert sales tax nexus for remote sellers that had more than $100,000 in South Dakota-sourced receipts or 200 or more transactions with South Dakota-based customers.

Sales Tax Rules and Issues: What Construction Contractors Need to Know

Sales tax laws are constantly evolving and typically vary by state, making it difficult to stay on top of their complexities and ensure compliance. The construction industry in particular must have a strong grasp on these rules though, as it’s common for contractors to be managing projects and materials across state lines.

Green Book Tax Proposals Include Large Potential Changes to U.S. Tax System

On May 28, 2021, the Biden administration released its fiscal year 2022 budget proposal, and on the same day the Treasury Department released its highly anticipated “General Explanations of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2022 Revenue Proposals” (“Green Book”), which provides additional details around the administration’s tax proposals as well as new provisions.

Build a Winning Team and Achieve Your Business and Personal Goals

Choosing the right team to advise you can help you continue to grow your business while working towards your personal goals. An experienced exit planning professional can assist you in developing the right plan for your business and creating a balanced lifestyle by integrating your personal and professional goals.

Prepare for the 5 Ds and Exit Your Business on Your Terms

Life can change quickly. If something unexpectedly happens to you, your business could be adversely affected and your day to day operations could come to a complete halt. Business owners must prepare for unexpected events and have a contingency plan for worst-case scenarios.

New 1099-K Reporting Requirements Will Impact Reporting for the Gig Economy

Financial reporting for gig workers (temporary, flexible workers such as independent contractors and freelancers instead of full-time employees) has always been complicated and recent legislation under The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) will continue this complexity and have a significant impact on gig economy workers and the companies and platforms who host them.

The Construction Company Guide to Risk Management

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dissipate, it’s important for construction companies to implement a proactive and aggressive approach to managing their risk. To protect their overall well-being, business owners must consider whether the vendors and subcontractors they’re working with are able to maintain their position financially, especially as projects and workloads ramp up.

How to Navigate the IRS’s Automated Underreporter Program

Recent estimates by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) indicate that nearly $1 trillion in legally owed taxes go uncollected each year, making addressing this gap a major focus for both the IRS and Biden administration. In fact, it has been proposed by the current administration to increase the IRS’s budget by $80 billion over the next 10 years.

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