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Texas Franchise Tax Gross Receipts Sourcing Reform

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has adopted revisions to Franchise Tax apportionment rules proposed on November 2, 2020 under 34 Tex. Admin. Code section 3.591. The revisions seek to align statutory law with prior Court rulings, and to provide industry-specific updates. The changes may affect receipts […]

IRS Guidance Issued on Change in Useful Life for 2020 Tax Returns

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the IRS recently released long awaited guidance detailing how a taxpayer must change the method of computing depreciation to provide a 30-year recovery period under the alternative depreciation system (ADS) for some properties controlled by a business that started renting before 2018. Rev. Proc. 2021-28 explains how […]

Estimated Tax Payments, Due June 15, May be Paid Online

As a reminder, the U.S. tax system operates on a pay-as-you-go basis. For estimated tax purposes, a year has four payment periods. Taxpayers must make a payment each quarter. For most people, the due date for the first quarterly payment is April 15. The next payments are due June 15 and Sept. 15, with the […]

AAFCPAs Promotes Directors in Tax & Outsourced Accounting

AAFCPAs Promotes Directors in Tax & Outsourced Accounting

AAFCPAs (Boston, Wellesley, Waltham, & Westborough) is pleased to announce the following Director promotions in recognition of their earned expertise supporting clients’ Business & Income Tax and Outsourced Accounting needs. Stacie A. Field, CPA, MBA has been promoted to Director, Tax. She creates strategic tax plans for closely held businesses and their owners in a […]

AAFCPAs to Present Wealth Migration Strategies

Joshua England, LLM, Esq., Partner and Tax Consulting Attorney at AAFCPAs, will contribute his tax expertise in a Webinar on May 27th, sharing key considerations when moving personal or business assets to another jurisdiction. Many high-profile CEOs have moved their businesses for financial incentives. In this interactive panel discussion, Josh and a panel of financial […]

American Rescue Plan: Provisions for Businesses

As you may know, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) into law on Thursday, March 11th. AAFCPAs has outlined, below, the key provisions for businesses, including those related to: Employee Retention Credits The Paycheck Protection Program Family and Sick Leave Credits Targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loans The Restaurant […]

CARES Act Eases Loss Limitation Rules

CARES Act Eases Loss Limitation Rules

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that, to provide businesses and their owners with some relief from the financial effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act eases the rules for claiming certain tax losses. AAFCPAs has provided an outline, below, of the—mostly temporary—modifications. Liberalized Rules for NOL […]

S Corporation Diligence to Avoid Inadvertent Termination and Loss of Tax Benefits

The S corporation remains a popular entity choice, combining the liability protection of a corporation with many of the tax benefits of a partnership. However, these benefits come at a price: S corporations must comply with strict requirements that limit the number and type of shareholders, prohibit complex capital structures, and impose other restrictions. Advantages […]

“Small” Is Bigger Than Ever

Is Your Business Eligible for Expanded Tax Benefits? Small businesses enjoy several tax advantages that may allow them to reduce their tax bills, defer taxes, and simplify the reporting process. Until recently, federal tax rules generally defined “small business” as one with average annual gross receipts of $5 million or less ($1 million or $10 […]

Alabama Makes Significant Changes to Income Tax Structure

Alabama Makes Significant Changes to Income Tax Structure

AAFCPAs would like to make clients doing business in Alabama aware of significant changes to the state’s income tax structure.  On February 12th, Alabama enacted H.B. 170 which may affect 2020 tax returns as well as 2021 tax liability. AAFCPAs Highlights Alabama’s Tax Law Changes Below: Effective for Tax Years Beginning On or After January […]