In an article published recently by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, partners Scott Hazy and Tom Jollay are featured for their comments on the 2019 Georgia Construction Outlook survey. Local builders in Atlanta have more work than a year ago, and despite a weak national employment report, the construction industry is aggressively trying to fill positions in Atlanta.
In an article published recently in CPA Practice Advisor, Bennett Thrasher is featured for promoting six professionals of the firm to partner. Those promoted to partner include: Stephen Bradshaw, CPA, Bridget Dunk, CPA, Brian Hamm, CPA, Mike Hostinsky, CIA, CISA, Kelly Smith, CPA and Vijay Vaswani, CPA.
In an article published on Industry Today, partner Ben Miller discusses significant points of the IRS’ Transfer Pricing Examination Process that manufacturers should pay attention to when dealing with transfer pricing audits
Brian Sengson, Manager in Bennett Thrasher’s State and Local Practice, joined the Lewis on the Law Biz 1190 radio show as a guest earlier this year. During this interview, Brian discussed the various state credits and other incentive opportunities that Georgia taxpayers can utilize – both at the company and individual level.
In an article published recently in the Marietta Daily Journal, Bennett Thrasher is featured for presenting Zoo Atlanta with a grant to support the Sponsored Admissions program. The program is a local and collaborative effort designed to reinforce STEM concepts taught in the classroom, while preparing students for future careers.
Bennett Thrasher Senior Manager Chris Edwards recently appeared on a segment of the Atlanta Small Business Network show to discuss the impact that the 2018 tax reform has on small businesses. With tax season underway, Edwards says that some of the biggest changes in the tax code affect C-corporations and pass-through entities
Zack Leder, Partner in Bennett Thrasher’s Tax practice, was recently elected to the Southern Federal Tax Institute Board of Trustees. In this role, Zack will help lead, organize, and develop the Southern Federal Tax Institute annual program.
Exit planning for business owners is not only about the numbers – the value of your business and your personal financial plan. It is also about planning for that next chapter in your life.
The third annual Georgia Construction Outlook Survey indicates that labor shortages and reliability from sub-contractors continues to be a looming concern for 83 percent of the state’s privately-held construction companies. The survey was conducted by Bennett Thrasher, one of the country’s largest full-service public accounting and consulting firms, in collaboration with Kennesaw State University’s Department of Construction Management.
As described in previous publications, M&A transactions are traditionally structured on a cash-free and debt-free basis. In the traditional sense, debt includes amounts owed to banks or other third-party lenders and is repaid over a set period of time at an interest rate dictated in the debt agreements.
It is critical for clients and practitioners to appreciate the Internal Revenue Service’s (“IRS”) historic positions and analysis regarding captive insurance companies, in order to fully understand the current captive insurance tax environment. The following discussion focuses on the relevant authorities contained in the Internal Revenue Code and Regulations, the current views of the IRS as set forth in administrative rulings and pronouncements and decisions dealing with what transactions qualified as insurance, and whether the activities of a related captive insurance company are those of a company primarily and predominately engaged in the insurance business.
Private, protected communication is the oxygen for the transfer of sensitive information in today’s environment. Unsecure communication makes us all vulnerable. It is essential that you understand possible weak points so that we all have the most robust, confidentially protected conduit for correspondence.