In an article published in the May/June issue of Oz Magazine, Peter Stathopoulos discussed the top 10 things taxpayers may not know about Georgia film tax credits.
In a recent article Peter Stathopoulos discusses the state of Georgia’s film industry. Thanks to tax incentives, filming continues to grow across the state, but opportunity exists for the state to invest in content creation, as investment for the booming production business, however, still flows primarily from New York or L.A.
The Georgia Department of Revenue has been adopting new audit policies on voluntary and random film tax credit audits. Sometimes these policies are being adopted retroactively and some are arguably aggressive
As private companies are gearing up for the implementation of Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, many are wondering how this guidance will impact the manufacturing industry. For privately‐held entities, ASC 606 applies for annual periods beginning after December 15, 2018 (2019 will be the first year for December year‐ends).
Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) has become an integral component of the manufacturing process as it can provide insight on vendor management, product logistics and server integration. Taxpayers may be able to qualify time for the R&D tax credit associated with developing and integrating the ERP system depending on whether it is developed primarily for internal or external use
In an article published in Accounting Today, Bennett Thrasher partner Tim Oberst discusses the highly anticipated proposed regulations for Code Section 199A, the new 20 percent deduction on “qualified business income” of pass-through entities, released by the Treasury Department and the IRS on August 8.
On August 8, the United States Department of Treasury and the IRS released the long-awaited and highly anticipated proposed regulations for IRC Code Section 199A, the statute governing the new 20 percent deduction on “qualifying business income” allowed to owners of “pass-through” entities.
As the time for filing tax returns in 2018 nears its end, taxpayers should be aware of the filing deadlines applicable to their individual and business tax returns. These filing deadlines were updated by the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act for tax returns filed during 2017, and continue to be effective for returns filed in 2018 and future years.
Nationwide, 4.1 million Americans pay more than $10,000 each in property taxes alone, according to ATTOM Data Solutions. The itemized deductions of many taxpayers stand to be severely limited with the new $10,000 cap on state and local taxes enacted as part of tax reform in December of 2017, especially if multiple personal real properties are owned.
In a recent segment on WGBH, Boston’s public radio station, Bennett Thrasher partner Peter Stathopoulos, who leads the firm’s State and Local Tax practice and its Entertainment practice, provides insight regarding the success of Georgia’s film tax credits and as to how Massachusetts can work towards a similar outcome
Join Peter Stathopoulos, leader of Bennett Thrasher’s Entertainment Practice, for a webinar as he digs into the nuts and bolts of Georgia’s new stand-alone post-production tax credit. The discussion also includes planning considerations and likely development of the program over the next few years, based on the history of the prior film tax credit.
In a recent article published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bennett Thrasher partner Peter Stathopoulos, who leads the firm’s State and Local Tax practice, discusses the highly-sought after opportunity to land Amazon’s second headquarters, and how Georgia would be impacted if the company chooses metro Atlanta for HQ2.