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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At a glance Amend outdated policies and procedures: The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed many aspects of the working world from…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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Key Cybersecurity Skills and Roles to Add to Your Organization

At a glance Level up your cyber approach: A crucial step to protecting your organization and improving company-wide security awareness…

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Qualifying for Section 1202: The IRS Provides Clarity on a Taxpayer’s Eligibility

At a glance The main takeaway: In a Chief Counsel Memo, the IRS concluded that a taxpayer’s business of facilitating…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: May 9 – 13, 2022

At a glance: This year started out as one of the worst in decades for stock and bond markets as…

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Governance: How Private Equity Firms Can Drive an ESG Focus from the Boardroom

At a glance Main Takeaway: In the final part of our series on ESG investing in private markets, we discuss…

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Top Anti-Money Laundering Best Practices for Jewelry Dealers

At a glance All that glitters isn’t gold: The jewelry business is ripe for money laundering. Jewelry dealers can reduce…

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Inflation Tax Planning for Companies with Inventory

At a glance The main takeaway: Consumers and businesses alike are facing inflation not seen in decades, with companies often…

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How a Fractional CFO Can Help Increase the Value of Your Business

At a glance Main takeaway: Navigating growth can be a challenge for any size company. Finding support on a fractional…

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Vertical Integration: Is it Right for Your Supply Chain?

At a glance Main takeaway: Companies are determined to control the future of their supply chain and are turning to…

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New York Expands Federal Income Tax Benefits for Certain Pass-Through Entity Owners

By: Jeff Glickman, SALT Partner At a glance The main takeaway: New York State enacted legislation amending the state’s pass-through…

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Ohio Court Rules that Charges for Accounting Software are Subject to Sales Tax

By: Jess Johannesen, SALT Senior Manager At a glance The main takeaway: A recent Ohio court opinion analyzed why a…

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North Carolina Provides Guidance on Application of Marketplace Facilitator Rules

By: Betsy Goldstein, SALT Manager At a glance The main takeaway: A private letter ruling in North Carolina illustrated that…

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Texas Supreme Court Rejects the “Receipt-Producing, End-Product Act” Sourcing Test

At a glance The main takeaway: Some taxpayers may be eligible for a refund after the Texas Supreme Court rejected…

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How to Develop the Right Transfer Pricing Strategy for Your Business

At a glance Take action before you do business abroad: From startups interested in expanding internationally to established multinational enterprises,…

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ESG Impacting Levers: How Private Equity Firms Can Drive Value Creation

At a glance Main Takeaway: In part two of our series on ESG investing in private markets, we discuss how…

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Signs Your Dental Office Needs Additional Hygiene Hours

At a glance Hygiene hours fuel growth: A strong hygiene department is a key element to the foundation of a…

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Discover How Treasury Optimization Helped an International Office Supplier Reduce Bank Fees by 45%

At a glance Take stock: There may come a point in your business’s growth trajectory in which you need to…

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

At a glance Stock and bond markets continued to struggle, as investors focused on and grew more concerned about rising…

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The Supreme Court Reverses the Ruling of the Employee Retirement Plan Lawsuit Against Northwestern University

At a glance The main takeaway: The Supreme Court reversed the dismissal of the employee-led lawsuit against Northwestern University reaffirming…

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3 Ways to Create a Successful Remote Work Environment

At a glance Remote work is here to stay: Businesses must take note of remote work’s influence on the market…

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SECURE Act 2.0 Could Deliver a Major Overhaul to Retirement Savings Plans

At a glance The main takeaway: The Securing a Strong Retirement Act, also known as SECURE Act 2.0, could potentially…

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