Breaking News – April 15 Filing Deadline Extended to July 15

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tweeted today that the April 15, 2020 tax return filing deadline will be postponed until July 15, giving all taxpayers an additional three months to file their returns and make tax payments without interest or penalties. We are waiting for clarity on how today’s statement will modify guidance previously released and will provide additional details as they are made available.

A Warning About Phishing Emails

With the everchanging COVID-19 pandemic, “threat actors” are increasing their focus on Phishing emails and other creative methods of attack. To assist in securely communicating with Bennett Thrasher or any other company/individual, we wanted to provide these helpful safety tips when communicating sensitive information over the internet.

Bennett Thrasher Rises on Accounting Today’s Top 100 Firms List

In the 2020 edition of Accounting Today’s Top 100 Firms, Bennett Thrasher is ranked as the 74th largest accounting firm in the nation – moving up four spots from 2019 – based on the firm’s revenue and growth over the past year. Accounting Today’s Top 100 Firms list annually ranks the largest accounting firms in the United States and regions across the nation.

Atlanta Business Chronicle Shares M&A Insights from Strategic Dealmakers

The Atlanta Business Chronicle recently published an article that captures M&A insights from a panel discussion at ACG’s 2020 Atlanta Capital Connection. Bennett Thrasher Partner Vijay Vaswani moderated the conversation and strategic dealmakers from Burr & Thurman, LLP, McGriff Seibels & Williams, Cox Enterprises, Cardlytics and Argenbright Holdings elaborated on current themes and trends in the industry.

State & Local Taxation: A Two Year Survey

Brian Sengson, DiAndria Green and David Greenberg, advisors within Bennett Thrasher’s State and Local Tax group, were recently published in the Fall edition of Mercer Law Review’s Annual Survey of Georgia Law. Their article, State & Local Taxation: A Two Year Survey, summarizes the most critical and comprehensive changes to Georgia tax law from June 2017 to May 2019.

Excess Business Loss Rules May be Unfavorable

Sole proprietorships and pass-through entity structures, which include partnerships, S corporations and certain limited liability companies (LLCs), provide owners with valuable tax benefits, such as avoidance of double taxation and the potential ability to deduct losses from the business on their individual tax returns. However, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 placed new limitations on deducting business losses. Here’s a look at the changes in the rules and how they might affect you.

The 2020 Construction Outlook Survey Results: Talent, Technology and Tactics

Bennett Thrasher and Kennesaw State University’s College of Architecture and Construction Management are proud to share the fourth annual Georgia Construction Outlook Survey results. The survey captures insights and data from over 100 privately held construction companies in Georgia, including home builders, heavy contractors, general contractors and specialty contractors.

The Power of Negotiation When it Comes to Relocating Your Business

When it comes to selecting a location for establishing a new business operation or expanding an existing one, understanding the full range of economic development incentives available can be a gamechanger.  Since many of these incentives are negotiable, timing is critical, and the opportunity to claim such incentives may be lost if the business waits too long to begin the incentives negotiation process.

Forbes and Statista Name Bennett Thrasher a Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firm

Bennett Thrasher has been named a Forbes Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firm in the United States for 2019. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to create inaugural lists of the most recommended firms for tax and accounting services. This peer-review and industry-nominated award identifies firms with the sophistication level needed to tackle the growing complex accounting problems companies face. Bennett Thrasher was just one of 90 firms to be selected for both lists.

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