The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced Monday, January 7, 2019, that the IRS will pay tax refunds during the shutdown. This is a change from the previous policy announcement.
In last summer’s landmark decision of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (“Wayfair”), the US Supreme Court upheld South Dakota’s economic nexus law, which requires companies to collect sales tax when their sales or number of transactions with that state exceed certain thresholds.
As you may have heard, the Federal Government partially shut down on December 22, 2018 due to a budget impasse between the current administration and Congress. This shutdown includes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
In an article published recently in Construction Executive and its CE Weekly newsletter, James Pickett explains what taxpayers should do when dealing with various IRS notices. Pickett emphasizes that taxpayers and their representatives should carefully reach each piece of mail that the IRS sends and to never ignore correspondence.
Bennett Thrasher is pleased to announce the release of our 2018-2019 Tax Guide. This guide provides an overview of the most consequential changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and other key tax provisions that taxpayers need to be aware of.
Bennett Thrasher has been ranked as a leading tax firm in the World Transfer Pricing 2019 guide. As a Tier Two transfer pricing practice, Bennett Thrasher joins an impressive listing of international transfer pricing tax and law firms from around the world.
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.
In an article recently published in Law360, state and local tax attorney Brian Sengson discusses how technology companies will continue to face expanded sales tax nexus as states adopt economic nexus law. Companies, particularly technology companies, should not take the Wayfair ruling lightly.
Net Working Capital (NWC) is one of the most contentious points in a deal process and a topic that is frequently ignored on the front end of a transaction. NWC is derived from a company’s balance sheet and represents current assets, less current liabilities at a given point in time.
Among the many changes brought on by last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, one potentially beneficial update from the law is the new Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave. This completely new credit is currently available for the 2018 and 2019 tax years. Employers may be eligible for a credit ranging from 12.5% to 25% of wages paid to employees taking protected leave provided for in the Family and Medical Leave Act.
In a recent article published by Atlanta Daily World, the Bennett Thrasher Foundation is highlighted for providing grant support to the READTeam program, a partnership between Malcolm Mitchell’s Share the Magic Foundation and the Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA.
Bennett Thrasher is pleased to announce the issuance of the FY 2018 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.