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New CHIPS Tax Credit Provides Opportunities and Complexity for Companies and Investors in Superconductor Manufacturing

At a glance The main takeaway: The recently passed CHIPS Act creates a new Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit to provide incentives…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: August 1 – 5, 2022

At a glance: Global markets increased last week as investors embraced riskier stocks and bonds aimed to recoup losses that…

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How to Find the Right CFO for Your Growing Business

At a glance Main takeaway: Finding and retaining proper strategic executive financial leadership is crucial to growing a company. But,…

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A Force for Change: Limited Partners Want Top Executives Who Believe in ESG

At a glance Main takeaway: Over the last two years, many limited partners are using ESG metrics as a deciding…

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Final FTC Regulations: Significant Changes to the Creditability of Foreign Income Taxes

By: Jed Rogers; Tamara Fusillo At a glance The main takeaway: Foreign tax credit (FTC) final regulations have made it…

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How the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Will Impact Real Estate Developers

By: Jake Patton; Jenny Deichsel At a glance The main takeaway: The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is scheduled for a…

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As the Affordable Housing Sector Grows, More Female Leaders Are Entering Leadership Roles

At a glance New trends in affordable housing: With women making up more than half of the American workforce, more…

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Government Regulation of Cryptocurrencies and Other Digital Assets

At a glance Main takeaway: President Biden signed an Executive Order outlining a whole-of-government approach to ensure responsible development and…

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Pennsylvania and Washington Address Sales Tax on Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

By: Jess Johannesen, SALT Senior Manager Mitchell Kopelman, Partner-in-Charge, Technology & Blockchain At a glance The main takeaway: Pennsylvania and…

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Massachusetts Issues Sales Tax Guidance on Process for Apportioning Software Sales

By: Betsy Goldstein, SALT Manager At a glance The main takeaway: Recent guidance in Massachusetts tackles the application of sales…

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Is Your Vacation Home Sufficient to Establish Residency? A New York Court Case Changes the Game

By: Tina Chunn, SALT Senior Manager At a glance The main takeaway: Taxpayers scored a big win in their fight…

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Ohio and California Address Income Tax Treatment for Sales of Equity Interests in a Business

By: Jeff Glickman, SALT Partner At a glance The main takeaway: Ohio enacted a new law and California issued guidance…

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3 Flexible Recruiting Solutions for Growing Businesses

At a glance Get the talent you need: Companies that are just starting out and in high-growth mode often need…

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How Changes to R&D Deductions will Impact your Tax Burden

At a glance The main takeaway: Changes to Section 174 require taxpayers to capitalize and amortize all R&D costs, which…

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4 Creative Employee Benefits to Beat Burnout

At a glance Employees are overworked: A new report from the American Psychological Association shows that many workers are buckling…

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Maximizing Your R&D Credit as an ERC Recovery Startup Business

At a glance The main takeaway: ERC recovery startup businesses aren’t excluded from claiming the R&D Tax Credit, but strict…

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3 Post-Pandemic Challenges Facing Law Firms

At a glance The main takeaway: Overall, the legal industry managed to stay rather resilient the last two years. However,…

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The Ponzi Scheme: What It Is and How You Can Protect Yourself

At a glance Practice caution when investing: Ponzi schemes may seem like the stuff of Hollywood movie scripts, but they…

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Efficient Payment Processes: An Unexpected Game Changer for Dentistry

At a glance Embrace tech-forward payments: Many dentists have been slow to adopt updated payments technology in their practices while…

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Franchise Times: Dana Zukofsky Joins Advisory Firm Aprio

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: July 11 – 15, 2022

At a glance: Last week, the markets faced another multi-decade high inflation as investors grow concerned that the Federal Reserve…

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Resurrected Superfund Chemical Excise Tax Creates New Filing Requirements for US Manufacturers

At a glance The main takeaway: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed by Congress in November 2021 restored the…

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Should Your Restaurant Offer a Retirement Plan?

At a glance The main takeaway: Restaurants have long overlooked offering a retirement plan due to the cost and compliance…

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The Growth of Impact Investing: From Pension Funds to Endowments Divesting Fossil Fuel Assets

At a glance Main takeaway: Pension funds and endowments are actively seeking opportunities that align with their goals to make…

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Bonus Depreciation Phase Out and What it Means for Your Business

At a glance The main takeaway: Bonus depreciation, a favorable, bipartisan-supported tax provision, is unlikely to be extended before December…

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Making the Executive Decision: Tips for Filling Your C-Suite

At a glance The Search Is On: Hiring for an executive position is more than just a talent search. You…

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3 Employee Handbook Updates to Make Today

At a glance Amend outdated policies and procedures: The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed many aspects of the working world from…

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Colorado Amends its Pass-Through Entity Tax to Expand Potential Benefits

By: Betsy Goldstein, SALT Manager At a glance The main takeaway: Colorado amended its pass-through entity (PTE) tax to make…

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Massachusetts Rejects State Attempt to Tax Out-of-State Entity’s Gain from Sale of Partnership

By: Jeff Glickman, SALT Partner At a glance The main takeaway: A recent tax court case out of Massachusetts tackles…

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Washington Rules that Nonresident Seller Using Fulfillment by Amazon has Nexus

By: Aspen Fairchild, SALT Senior Associate At a glance The main takeaway: A taxpayer utilizing the “Fulfillment by Amazon” selling…

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New York Enacts Tax Credit for Digital Game Developers

By: Jess Johannesen, SALT Senior Manager At a glance The main takeaway: New York has big hopes that a new…

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5 Critical Tasks Dentists Often Forget  

At a glance Don’t miss the details: Many dentists don’t know they need to prioritize certain business-specific tasks because they…

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It’s Official: Software Development Included in Tax Definition of R&D

At a glance The bad news: Changes to the tax code recently went into effect requiring all R&D costs to…

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3 Key Succession Planning Steps for Affordable Housing Developers

At a glance Fill the gap: Many affordable housing developers don’t have succession plans that can ensure the continuity of…

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The America COMPETES Act Could Supercharge Manufacturing

At a glance Main takeaway: The America COMPETES Act is set to transform the manufacturing industry and advance the United…

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Part II: How long do we ride the economic rollercoaster before we hit a rebound?

There will always be a level of inherent market volatility. In fact, Wall Street has a phrase for it —”prices…

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Before Buying a Dental Practice, Take These 3 Steps

At a glance The main takeaway: Before buying a practice, dentists must know what type of buyer they are and…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: June 6 – 10, 2022

At a glance: Stocks, bonds and crypto experienced one of the worst weeks since the early days of COVID, causing…

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5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Supply Chain Headaches

At a glance The main takeaway: International companies face particularly challenging supply chain delays, but there are many strategies available…

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Brace for Impact: Changes to R&D Deductions Begin This Year

At a glance The main takeaway: New requirements eliminating the ability to immediately deduct research and development (R&D) expenditures went…

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V.I.P. Interview | Solutions to Serve Every Business Need

GACC: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and how you started your career path? KM: Born and…

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Your Roadmap to a Managed Security Service Provider

At a glance The main takeaway: Cybersecurity is not something your business should tackle independently. It doesn’t matter the size…

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Washington Rules that Sales Tax Applies to Online Account Access Services

By: Tina Chunn, SALT Senior Manager At a glance The main takeaway: A taxpayer’s services provided through an online banking…

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Legislative Tax Updates that New York and Georgia Taxpayers Should Know

By: Jeff Glickman, SALT Partner At a glance The main takeaway: The latest legislation in New York provides pass-through entities…

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California Court Upholds Taxpayers’ $12 Million Assessment for San Francisco Transfer Taxes

By: Jess Johannesen, SALT Senior Manager At a glance The situation: A recent California Appellate Court opinion sheds light on…

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California Issues New Ruling on Sourcing Service Revenue, Revokes Prior Guidance

By: Aspen Fairchild, SALT Senior Associate At a glance: Key takeaway: In March, the California Franchise Tax Board issued a…

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SOC 2 vs. ISO 27001: Which One is Right for Your Company?

At a glance Main takeaway: Companies are eager to demonstrate the effectiveness of their data protection systems, yet they’re unsure…

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3 Ways to Attract Top Talent in Restaurants, Franchises and Hospitality

At a glance Competition is getting tight: The hiring market has never been more competitive in restaurants, franchises and hospitality,…

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