In late December 2019, a long-awaited tax extenders package was signed, which includes the §179D Commercial Buildings Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction and the §45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit. This extends and provides retroactive application of the §179D Tax Deduction and the §45L Tax Credit for projects placed in service from 1/1/2018 through 12/31/2020. For more details on the changes to these programs, please see below.
We are proud to share our FY 2019 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 Greater Atlanta area through monetary grants and volunteer projects.
This webinar discusses recent legislative, regulatory and administrative updates that affect companies claiming Georgia entertainment tax credits. Join Peter Stathopoulos, head of Bennett Thrasher’s Entertainment Practice, for a discussion.
In an article for Total Retail published on August 19, 2019, Peter Stathopoulos discusses California’s recent enactment of sales tax legislation aimed at remote sellers and marketplace facilitators following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which ruled that states can require businesses without a physical presence in the state to collect and remit sales tax from their transactions.
As baby boomers continue to retire, construction firms find it increasingly difficult to retain qualified workers. That said, certain demographic trends are giving construction companies a glimmer of hope that the tide may be turning—albeit slowly.
On 11Alive and goBeyondProfit’s “The Extra Mile” segment, which aired on Sunday, August 11, 2019, Bennett Thrasher’s Chief Operating Officer Will Eckerson discusses ways the firm gives back to the local Atlanta community. Will explains that because Bennett Thrasher is a one-office firm in Atlanta, “we’ve really made that conscious effort to say ‘how can we do things in the Atlanta community to give back?’”
In an article published recently, Accounting Today highlights what several Bennett Thrasher professionals are up to this summer, including Aaron Epp and Rachel Cash’s secondment in Australia and partner Kelly Smith’s adventures in Ireland.
Out of the blue, you are presented with an irresistible offer for your company. You hadn’t considered selling your prosperous business, until now, and you feel that you’re faced with two options: welcome the prospective buyer’s offer or walk away.
In an article published in the June 2019 issue of Captive Review, Laurie Bizzell discusses best practices for captive insurance companies as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) focuses on aggressive examination and focus of captive insurance arrangements.
In an article published recently in Bloomberg Tax’s Tax Management Real Estate Journal, Trey Webb discusses the latest round of regulations from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on qualified opportunity zones, which were first introduced in Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed in December 2017.
Many businesses think 3D printing is too expensive to integrate into their operations. Yet today, there are many reasonably priced, consumer-grade 3D printers available, and the applications for this additive manufacturing process are seemingly endless.
Bennett Thrasher LLP is pleased to welcome Allison W. Lavelle to the firm. Allison joins the team as the firm’s Director of Marketing & Growth, where she will spearhead the firm’s marketing efforts and initiatives in pursuit of firm growth and continued expansion.