Brian Sengson Returns as a Guest on Lewis on the Law Radio Show

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.

Chris Edwards Discusses Tax Reform Impact on Small Businesses

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

Planning for that Next Chapter

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. 

Georgia Construction Outlook Survey: Construction Labor Shortage Increasingly Severe as Backlogs Grow

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.

Here’s The Deal: M&A Insights; Till Debt Do Us Part

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.

The Captive Insurance Tax Landscape in 2019

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.

Protect Yourself Against Phishing & Spoofing

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.

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