Posted Aug 19 2016 12:46 PM by
On Aug. 2, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released controversial proposed regulations under Section 2704 of the Internal Revenue Code. These proposed regulations are designed to eliminate minority/marketability discounts for family-owned entities for gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax purposes. These entities include operating businesses, as well as investment entities.
Posted Aug 10 2016 4:00 AM by
Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Beth Scott, a director in the firm’s Veterinary Services Group and CPA for the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA), will host a series of interactive webinars on best practices for business management in the veterinary industry.
Posted Aug 9 2016 1:16 PM by
The Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate’s (AFIRE) annual foreign investment survey reported that 64 percent of respondents intend to increase U.S. investment in real estate in 2016. Data collected by Real Capital Analytics Inc. indicates that foreign purchases of U.S. real estate leapt from less than $5 billion in completed deals in 2009 to $87.3 billion of completed deals in 2015.
Posted Aug 8 2016 4:00 AM by
Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Jolaine Hill, a director in the firm’s Tax Services Group, will host a webinar to discuss options for counseling clients who are unable to pay tax liabilities when they are due. Designed for accountants, controllers, executives and attorneys, this webinar will be held on Sept. 23 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.
Posted Jul 26 2016 4:00 AM by
If your restaurant has employees who receive tips on a regular basis, you may be eligible for the “Credit for Employer Social Security and Medicare Taxes,” better known as the “FICA tip credit.” The credit is equal to the employer-paid FICA taxes above the minimum hourly wage.
Posted Jul 25 2016 4:00 AM by
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has issued a press release announcing the launch of its “Business Incentives” Webpage. The Department describes the web page as “a one-stop shop where new and existing business owners can learn about valuable tax credits that may be available to them.”
Posted Jun 27 2016 4:00 AM by
Rosanne Ammirati and Brian Schmidt, partners at Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM), participated in panel discussions about the state of the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) industry at Faegre Baker Daniels’ 2016 M&A Conference. Following the conference, Ammirati and Schmidt sat down to discuss key takeaways, their perspectives on the state of M&A and how they anticipate the market changing as the year progresses.
Posted Jun 10 2016 4:00 AM by
Like Everett McGill from O Brother, Where Art Thou, those in tax credit partnerships for projects that rehabilitate historic buildings want to be perceived as “bona fide.” In the wild west of tax credit syndication (pre-2012), partners did not worry about this Latin term.
Posted May 27 2016 4:14 PM by
Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Brian Schmidt and Rosanne Ammirati will serve as panelists at Faegre Baker Daniels' 2016 M&A Conference. Taking place June 9 at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis, the conference provides dealmakers the opportunity to learn about the latest industry trends, discuss complex mergers and acquisitions (M&A) topics and network with others in the local M&A community.
Posted May 24 2016 2:09 PM by
Starting in 2016, Indiana adopted a small business personal property tax exemption. This exemption exempts personal property for businesses that have less than $20,000 of taxable acquisition cost in a county. Prior to the 2016 legislative session, business owners had to complete an affidavit stating they had less than $20,000 in acquisition cost, sign and notarize the form.