On October 3, 2018, the IRS issued Notice 2018-76 confirming that certain business meals will continue to be deductible, subject to the 50% limitation. As background, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) of December 2017 eliminated the deduction for entertainment expenses effective January 1, 2018, creating uncertainty whether client business meals would be treated as a form of nondeductible entertainment.
On June 29, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) released Publication 5300 (06‑2018), Transfer Pricing Examination Process (“TPEP”), a 37-page document intended to guide IRS agents in the planning, execution and resolution of transfer pricing examinations (“TP Audits”).
In a story published recently by Atlanta Inno, Bennett Thrasher is featured for its partnership with Vestigo, an Atlanta-based start-up that helps companies boost their team building and enhance their company culture.
Bennett Thrasher LLP, one of the top 100 full-service public accounting and consulting firms in the U.S., is pleased to announce the addition of Davin Williams as managing director of Bennett Thrasher’s Advisory and Interim Advisory Services practice group.
They both work with financial data; they’re both essential for managing a successful business. Yet the roles and duties of a bookkeeper and accountant rarely overlap. If you are like many business owners, you may not be exactly sure of the differences between a bookkeeper and accountant and whether you should hire one, or both.
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
In the landmark decision of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court upheld South Dakota’s economic nexus law, which requires companies to collect sales tax when their sales or the number of transactions with the state exceed certain thresholds.
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
Peter Stathopoulos and Brian Sengson of Bennett Thrasher’s State and Local Practice recently appeared as guests on an episode of Business Radio X’s Wealth Matters podcast.
Bennett Thrasher’s Business Transformation Services practice, led by John Yeager, was recently featured in Metro Atlanta CEO. The new practice group will help business owners use technology at the intersection of software and accounting.
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.