All Articles

City of Atlanta Announced a CPA Statement is Required for Restaurants to Renew their Alcohol License

At a glance The main takeaway: The City of Atlanta has decided to move forward with the compliance of ordinance 10-106(c)…

Read the story
By:

Breaking: IRS Introduces New Rules for R&D Tax Credit Refunds

At a glance: Big changes to R&D Tax Credits on the horizon: In a release published Friday, October 15, the…

Read the story

6 Ways ESG Policies Benefit Dental Practices

At a glance Sustainability matters: ESG exploded in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic and is seen as a competitive differentiator for…

Read the story

Before Offering Cryptocurrency as a Payment Option, There Are Pros and Cons to Consider

At a glance The main takeaway: Given its recent surge in popularity, businesses and banks may be considering accepting cryptocurrency as…

Read the story

Female Entrepreneurs: Find the Right Grant for Your Small Business

At a glance Fund raising remains the top challenge: Women-owned businesses are a growing force in today’s economy, yet they continue…

Read the story

What Upcoming Tax Legislation Might Mean For You, Your Business, and Your Estate Plan

At a glance The main takeaway: House and Senate Democrats are debating and modifying President Joe Biden’s tax proposals with a…

Read the story
By:

M&A Dealbreakers: Uncovering Potential Fraud Before It’s Too Late

At a glance: Understanding the risk: M&A transactions require extensive due diligence, but the customary due diligence process does not always…

Read the story

The Next Hurdle in your ERC Claim: Financial Reporting

At a glance: The main takeaway: Industry experts have recommended using the loss recovery model in response to widespread confusion about…

Read the story

How Retailers Can Turn Big Data into Big Results

At a glance: The main takeaway: Big data revolutionized the retail industry, but most retailers shortchange their investment in data analytics…

Read the story

DOJ Announces National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team

At a glance The main takeaway: The new National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET) is designed to investigate cryptocurrency-related crimes and disrupt…

Read the story

How to Attract and Retain Talented Employees with a Top Benefits Package

At a glance: Competition is hot: The labor market is more competitive than ever, as more employees leave their current positions…

Read the story
By:

4 Considerations for Dentists Before Selling to a DSO

At a glance Prioritize your passion: Business management and operational tasks can pull dentists’ focus away from patient and clinical care….

Read the story
By:

What’s All the Talk About a $10 Million Tax-Free Capital Gain?

Shareholders in qualified small businesses (“QSBs”) may be eligible for a 100% tax exclusion due to an often-overlooked section of…

Read the story

QSBS Exemption: How to Reap Big Tax Benefits for Your Small Business

At a glance The main takeaway: The qualified small business stock (QSBS) exemption is a lucrative tax opportunity for eligible small…

Read the story

Blockchain: The New Fraud Fighting Tool

At a glance: More than a trend: From banking and currency to supply chain and manufacturing, blockchain technology can support a…

Read the story

How to Climb the Technical Debt Mountain

At a glance An impediment to growth: One of the biggest challenges facing organizations today is technical debt and its impact…

Read the story

Top Tips for Overcoming IT Staffing Challenges

At a glance The main takeaway: Technology trends are fast-moving, especially given the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the traction…

Read the story

Will Your ERC Hold Up to an Audit?

At a glance: Risky business: The ERC is an inherently risky tax credit that will lead to a high volume of…

Read the story

3 Steps for Managing Risk in Your Dental Practice

At a glance: The main takeaway: Building a thorough risk management plan could be the key to taking your dental practice…

Read the story

5 Post-Pandemic Technology Upgrades Businesses Should Make

At a glance: Tech takeover: Many of the technology upgrades businesses made to stay afloat during the pandemic will still be…

Read the story

Need to Improve Your Finances? There’s an App for That

At a glance: The main takeaway: budgeting apps are all the rage right now, and they can be quite effective for…

Read the story
By:

As Businesses Recover from Hurricane Ida, Here’s How to Prepare for Future Storms

At a glance More storms are brewing: The Atlantic hurricane season is shaping up to be more active than normal, with…

Read the story

How to Pay Off Your Dental School Loans Faster

At a glance: Drowning in debt: Most dentists graduate with hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt and assume owning a…

Read the story

Top Tools to Help Businesses Attract Better Talent, Faster

At a glance Stay competitive: Highly specialized talent is hard to come by in today’s hot job market, so you need…

Read the story

The Top 4 Cybersecurity Risks in Hospitality and How to Solve Them

At a glance The main takeaway: Hospitality is one of the most vulnerable industries when it comes to cyber theft and…

Read the story

Tax Update: New Guidance on New York’s Pass-Through Entity Tax Credit

At a glance The main takeaway: New York State just recently provided some additional guidance on its pass-through entity tax credit,…

Read the story
By:

Inside the $80 Billion Plan to Enhance IRS Enforcement

At a glance The main takeaway: President Joe Biden and his administration have proposed an $80 billion budget increase for the…

Read the story
By:

Do Owners’ Wages Qualify for the ERC?

At a glance: New ERC guidance: In a Notice released August 4, 2021, pertaining to the ERC, the IRS issued new…

Read the story

Cross-Border M&A: Section 338(g) Elections After TCJA

At a glance The main takeaway: Subject to certain requirements, U.S. corporate taxpayers who acquire stock of a foreign corporation often…

Read the story
By:

Understanding the ERC’s More than Nominal Requirements

At a glance: The main takeaway: The IRS has clarified the definition of “more than nominal” as it relates to partially…

Read the story
By:

Get Your Top ERC Tax Questions Answered

At a glance The main takeaway: The IRS has released tax guidance regarding the Employee Retention Credit, creating confusion for business…

Read the story

News for Iowa Businesses: Study.com’s Online Learning Platform is Subject to Sales Tax as SaaS

At a glance The main takeaway: There has been much debate across states regarding the taxability of software and services accessed…

Read the story
By:

How the New ASC 606 and ASC 340 Guidance Impacts SaaS Companies

At a glance: The main takeaway: Many companies have already implemented the new ASC 606 and ASC 340 guidance but have…

Read the story

Employee Retention Credit: Are U.S.-based Subsidiaries of International Companies Eligible?

At a glance: The main takeaway: With changes passed under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, more businesses are eligible for the Employee…

Read the story

How Mixing Family and Business Could Impact Your ERC

At a glance: Family attribution rules and the ERC: If your business has any shareholders that are also family members, family…

Read the story

ERC Update Expands Eligibility to New Startups

At a glance: ERC update: The American Rescue Plan introduced a new group of Eligible Employers, categorized as recovery startup businesses….

Read the story

Claiming the ERC? You Might be Able to Cash In Sooner Than You Planned

30 Second Summary Businesses can receive an advance on ERC by filing Form 7200. The option of an advance provides…

Read the story

5 Healthcare IT HIPAA Compliance Options

Aprio is the only top 50 CPA firm with a specialization in healthcare IT and deep experience in HIPAA attestation…

Read the story

How to Maximize your ERC and R&D Credit Values

At a glance: Taking a stance: Aprio’s interpretation of official guidance supports that businesses may use the same wages for both…

Read the story
By:

Portfolio Companies: Are You Eligible for the ERC?

30 Second Summary: Portfolio Companies and the ERC: While a controlled group relationship is generally unlikely between a private equity firm…

Read the story

Controlled Groups: What You Need to Know about the ERC

30 Second Summary: Controlled groups can claim the ERC, too, but special rules may impact your eligibility Aggregation rules require…

Read the story

Transfer Pricing and COVID-19 – Time to Re-Examine Your Policy

At a Glance Multinational Companies Beware: Economic impacts from COVID-19 may require a new transfer pricing policy to avoid future penalties….

Read the story

Don’t Sell Yourself Short on the ERC – Reevaluate Your Small Employer Status

At a Glance: Rethinking ERC Employer Status: Evidence suggests that ERC-eligible employers do not need to use full-time equivalent calculations to…

Read the story

To Tax or Not to Tax? Using the True Object Test to Assess Sales Taxability

By: Betsy Tuck, State and Local Tax Manager at Aprio At a Glance: The Main Takeaway: In today’s growing, tech-fueled economy,…

Read the story
By:

How the Products You Sell Impact Your Purchase Exemptions

By: Tina M. Chunn, CPA, State and Local Tax Senior Manager at Aprio At a Glance: The Main Takeaway: Two advisory…

Read the story

Amended Texas Franchise Tax Apportionment Regulation Adopts Significant Sourcing Changes

By: Jeff Glickman, partner-in-charge of Aprio’s SALT practice At a Glance: The Main Takeaway: The Texas Comptroller of Public Accountants has…

Read the story

Have a Vacation Home in New York? Double-Check Your Tax Liability

By: Jess Johannesen, Senior Manager, State & Local Tax Services At a Glance: The Main Takeaway: The New York State Tax…

Read the story
By:

Apply for a PPP Loan in 4 Simple Steps

30-Second Summary: The Main Takeaway: Since the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released new guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP),…

Read the story