BBJ: How to apply to state cannabis grants, according to finance expert Dave McManus
Boston Business Journal (January 31, 2024) – After years of waiting, cannabis social equity companies in Massachusetts can start applying to state grants to support their businesses. Last week, the state Executive Office of Economic Development launched the “Immediate Needs Grant Program,” which is first release of grants from the state’s Cannabis Social Equity Trust […]
AAFCPAs Builds Bicycles for Children in Eliot’s Emergency Residence Program
Bicycles are an outlet for physical fitness and stress relief, providing a sense of independence, control, and freedom. They’re also a path to friendships and social skills. But many families cannot afford this simple pleasure. And it’s often our most vulnerable who need a bike the most. With this in mind, AAFCPAs organized a collective […]
Tax Strategies for Massachusetts’ “Millionaires Tax”
This blog, originally published on May 4th, 2023, has been reissued to improve clarity. Last November, Massachusetts voters approved a 4% increase to income taxes applied to household earnings over $1 million. That means a state tax rate of 9% will be levied in addition to the 37% federal tax rate that applies in 2023 […]
Historic Tax Credit: Changes Proposed to Make it More Accessible, Attractive
On March 2, 2023, Senators Cardin (Maryland), Cassidy (Louisiana), Cantwell (Washington), and Collins (Maine) reintroduced the Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act (HTC-GO). This legislation was originally proposed back in 2021. HTC-GO has many beneficial proposed changes to the current historic tax credit program. The four proposed permanent provisions are: 30% tax credit increased […]
How to Identify Areas of Improvement within Processes and Systems?
Whether caused by external forces like the pandemic or internal shifts at a specific company, there is a renewed focus on operational efficiencies. Your employee resources may be consistently frustrated by challenges such as: Extensive manual data manipulation in Excel Lack of reporting functionality in your system Information maintained in multiple systems Difficulty gaining cooperation, […]
SV Bank Crisis Has Businesses Hyper Focused on Cash Management
Regulators shut down Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) on March 10th (Friday), in the largest U.S. bank failure since the 2008 financial crisis. The failure was attributed to a run on the bank and liquidity issues. On March 12th (Sunday), the Department of the Treasury, Federal Reserve, and FDIC issued a statement announcing actions enabling the FDIC to complete its resolution of SVB in […]
AAFCPAs, a best-in-class CPA and consulting firm known for tax, assurance, accounting, wealth management, business process, and IT advisory solutions, today announced employee promotions to Director: Aaron Diamond, CPA Promoted to Director, Assurance Aaron has been promoted to Director in AAFCPAs’ Assurance practice. He has extensive experience leading high-energy assurance teams, and in providing advice […]
$28k Donated in Firm’s 7th Annual GivingTuesday Match Program
In 2022, AAFCPAs celebrated our 7th annual participation in #GivingTuesday, a movement that unleashes the power of radical generosity around the world! Collectively, AAFCPAs’ 270+ team members and our Charitable Foundation’s Employee Matching Gifts program donated over $28,000 to mission driven nonprofits during the 2022 #GivingTuesday drive! AAFCPAs’ seven-year donation total for the #GivingTuesday movement […]
AAFCPAs invites construction executives to attend a 1-hour webinar on December 7th at 1pm to learn how to leverage data-driven insights to find efficiencies and protect their profits. Dr. John Killingsworth from Colorado State University joins Kevin Bright from ProNovos for a discussion on leveraging construction analytics to create a financial dashboard. The discussion will […]
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