IRS Hurricane Relief Alert

On September 19, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service extended disaster relief for taxpayers affected by Hurricane Irma to all 159 counties in the state of Georgia. The announcement was issued shortly after the President declared a state of emergency in Georgia and authorized federal relief efforts.

Bennett Thrasher Foundation Annual Report

Bennett Thrasher is pleased to announce the issuance of the FY 2017 Bennett Thrasher Foundation Annual Report. The purpose of the Annual Report is to share both the accomplishments and impact the Foundation has made in the local community. Throughout FY 2017 the Foundation distributed over $227,766 in grants benefiting numerous non-profit organizations located primarily in the […]

New Guidance For the R&D Tax Credit You Need to Know About

Beginning in the 2016 tax year, start-ups or new businesses could potentially claim the Research and Development (“R&D”) tax credit against federal payroll withholding. This is extremely beneficial as new businesses often do not owe any income taxes and thus, were unable to utilize their federal R&D tax credits.

Significant IRS Rule Changes to Partnership Audit Process

Congress recently enacted significant changes to partnerships’ income tax audits. These new protocols will dramatically change the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) partnership audit process and, quite possibly, both the amount of tax liability paid on audit adjustments and the partners who will bear the economic consequence of that tax liability.

BT Promotes ‘Tigger Marshall’, Jennings Pitts to Partner

Bennett Thrasher LLP, one of the largest full-service public accounting and consulting firms in the country, has promoted to partner: Townsell G. “Tigger” Marshall III, in the Personal Financial Services practice, and Jennings P. Pitts, in the Corporate Tax practice. The firm now has 38 partners.

Good Day Atlanta Features Bennett Thrasher’s Appalachian Trail Challenge

Good Day Atlanta’s Emmy Award-winning feature reporter Paul Milliken broadcasted live from Bennett Thrasher’s hike along the Appalachian Trail on Tuesday, July 25. Milliken interviewed employees, including partner Michael Dukes and marketing specialist Allie Blessing, about how the hikes embody the firm’s active, outdoor spirit, promote team-building and have a charitable component, as well.

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