Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

INFLATION REDUCTION ACT BECOMES LAW

President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law at a White House ceremony on August 16, finalizing a legislation intended to address inflation by paying down the national debt, lower consumer energy costs, provide incentives for the production of clean energy, and reduce healthcare costs.  The bill moved through the legislative process in near-record Read More…

PENNSYLVANIA CHANGE TO IRC SECTION 179 DEDUCTION & IRC SEC 1031 LIKE-KIND EXCHANGES

Pennsylvania Personal Income Tax has made updates to their provisions regarding IRC Sec 179 expense deduction and IRC Sec 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges. These changes will be applicable for property placed in service and like-kind exchange transactions occurring after December 31, 2022. What is the change to the Sec 179 expense deduction? Currently Pennsylvania limits the Read More…

CARES ACT EMPLOYEE RETENTION CREDITS FOR NONPROFIT EMPLOYERS

Many nonprofit organizations were forced to shutter or temporarily close their operations under a governmental order as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, while others were forced to severely limit their offerings.  One way to continue to pursue your organization’s objectives is to ensure that you are still able to function, even if only in a limited Read More…

TREASURY DEPARTMENT DEFERS TAX PAYMENTS

Congress Announced: Secretary Mnuchin Defers Tax Payments, Delivers Relief for Taxpayers & Small Businesses Because many families, businesses, and tax preparers may be unable to meet their tax obligations despite their best efforts, President Trump is allowing “the Treasury Department to defer tax payments, without interest or penalties, for certain individuals and businesses negatively impacted.”The Read More…

2019 TAX EXTENDERS & SECURE ACT

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law, two appropriations bills that extended government funding while also dealing with several of the tax extender provisions and repealing some Obamacare taxes. The most broadly applicable tax law changes in the bills are in connection to the tax extenders provisions.  The bills reinstate many of the Read More…

TAXATION OF EMPLOYEES’ PERSONAL USE OF COMPANY VEHICLES SIMPLIFIED BY NEW IRS REGULATIONS

Personal use of a company vehicle generally results in taxable wages for the employee. But sorting out the amount to tax can be confusing. The following provides a high-level summary of the Internal Revenue Services’ (IRS) current rules for taxing employees for their personal use of a company vehicle.[1] The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Read More…

M&A STORIES – HOW TO ‘DEAL’ WITH UNWELCOME SURPRISES

Surprises are rarely good. There are many different emotions that come with the experience of surprise: fear, anxiety, and joy—to name a few.  Deals can also cause the same emotions for a deal maker. Perhaps the booked pipeline was stronger than expected or new management, while unproven in historical results, has the ability to create Read More…