Bennett Thrasher is proud to announce that it has been ranked as the 67th largest accounting firm in the U.S. by INSIDE Public Accounting’s 2021 IPA Top 100 Firms, moving up from 72nd in 2020.
Melisa Cook, PCC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, ELI-MP, joins Bennett Thrasher, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing certified public accounting and consulting firms, as the new Chief Human Resources Officer responsible for the 350-employee firm’s human resources department and people experience.
Last year, the Georgia General Assembly enacted legislation HB 1037, which requires new mandatory film tax credit audits in Georgia to be performed by either the Georgia Department of Revenue or an approved external CPA firm. Bennett Thrasher is pleased to be one of the firms approved to perform such audits for 2021.
In an unanticipated response to taxpayer requests, the Puerto Rico Treasury Department (“PRTD”) has removed administrative hurdles to deduct 100 percent of expenses paid to related parties. Section 1033.17(a)(17) of the Puerto Rican Internal Revenue Code of 2011 (“PRIRC”) previously provided that taxpayers could deduct only 49 percent of the expenses paid to affiliates when computing net income for a Puerto Rican taxpayer.
Bennett Thrasher, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing certified public accounting and consulting firms, announces the promotions of James Johnson and Mike Reynolds to partner. Johnson and Reynolds provide consulting and advisory services in the firm’s Financial Reporting & Assurance practice.
Bennett Thrasher and Morris, Manning & Martin recently hosted their “New Tax Considerations for the Technology Industry” webinar. During the event, a variety of financial topics relevant to technology companies were discussed, including federal tax proposals, executive compensation tax proposals, international considerations and state and local tax considerations.
Despite the huge national infrastructure bill proposed recently, the construction industry has been slower to respond to the expected turnaround. In addition to COVID-19, other factors are causing problems with the industry’s ability to recover. But how long will it last, and what can you do to protect your company in the meantime?
Bennett Thrasher, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing certified public accounting and consulting firms, is one of six firms in the country approved by the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) to conduct new mandatory film tax credit audits for production companies.
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.
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 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.
Managing a multi-unit restaurant operation is no simple task. To be successful, a restaurant manager has to juggle many priorities.