Author: Damon Delcoro

Tax-Exempt Organizations: IRS Provides Guidance on New UBTI Rule

The IRS recently issued much-needed guidance on how tax-exempt organizations should calculate unrelated business taxable income (UBTI) for each separate trade or business they operate. This requirement was part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act…

IRS issues proposed regulations on the pass-through business income deduction

The IRS recently released highly anticipated regulations addressing the deduction for up to 20% of qualified business income (QBI) from pass-through entities. The deduction was a major component of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,…

A Strategic Plan Should Also Include a Succession Plan

Many small businesses prepare — and regularly update — a strategic plan, but many overlook this important task. Whether your business falls into the “have” or a “have-not” category, a strategic plan can be an invaluable resource…

Workplace Retaliation: Reduce the Chances of a Claim

EEOC statistics show that in fiscal 2017, retaliation lawsuits totaled 41,097, compared with 26,663 a decade earlier in 2007.    Retaliation is the most frequently alleged basis of discrimination in the federal sector and the most common…

What’s Next for State Tax Nexus?

The recent Wayfair decision has drastically altered the landscape for states that want to collect sales and use taxes. Prior to this landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, economic “nexus” for tax purposes was established only if the seller…

IRS Issues Guidance on New Bonus Depreciation Rules

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly expands bonus depreciation under Section 168(k) of the Internal Revenue Code for both regular tax and alternative minimum tax (AMT) purposes. Now, the IRS has released proposed…

Is more tax reform on the horizon?

President Trump and Republican lawmakers currently are considering a second round of tax reform legislation as a follow-up to last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). As of this writing, there’s been no actual…

Does Your Buy-Sell Agreement Need Updating?

If you own a business and follow professional advice, you’ve likely established a buy-sell agreement in case you or a co-owner voluntarily or involuntarily leaves the company. Assuming this is true, remember that it’s not enough…

Is Your Website ADA Compliant? Take a Look at these Standards

Is a company’s website a place of public accommodation? That question is the key test of whether a business is subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Department of Justice (DOJ), which enforces the…

The ABCs of Higher Education Tax Breaks

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes many changes that affect individual taxpayers. But, in terms of tax breaks for higher education, the new tax law generally maintains the status quo, with a few minor…