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Pass Through Entity Tax Update

North Carolina Pass Through Entity Tax Update

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In November 2021, North Carolina enacted Senate Bill 105 which includes a new elective pass-through entity tax (“PTET”) filing options for certain NC companies.  This law change allows entities taxed as partnerships or S-corporations to elect to pay an entity level state income tax for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2022. Owners […]

North Carolina Business Recovery Grant

North Carolina Business Recovery Grant Phase 2 Now Open

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The announcement of Phase 2 of this grant also includes the ability for companies that previously received federal or NC financial hardship incentives to participate. Phase 1 of the program (which closed a few months ago) prevented companies which had received a PPP loan, NC Job Retention Grant, or EIDL advance from qualifying for this […]

Succession Planning for Nonprofits - GreerWalker Video

Succession Planning for Nonprofits

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Grooming future leaders and mapping out a succession plan in advance is one of the best ways to mitigate the risk of losing key personnel and prepare for the future needs and growth of an organization. This video offers tips and best practices for creating and implementing a succession plan for your nonprofit.


Protecting Your Company From Ransomware

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Ransomware is a significant threat for business owners of any size, and the damages can be catastrophic. This video will explain what ransomware is and provide seven tips on protecting you and your company.

IRS Guidance Employee Retention Credit Q4

IRS Releases Guidance on Q4 Removal of Employee Retention Credit

Authored By RSM US LLP

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed in November ended the employee retention credit (ERTC) early, changing the eligible wages to only those paid before Oct. 1, 2021 rather than Jan. 1, 2022 as previously expanded in the American Rescue Plan Act. This change does not apply to recovery startup businesses. Many businesses were filing […]

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The Benefits of Hiring an Outsourced CFO

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When it comes to running any organization, proper financial management is critical. One of the most important decisions you’ll make is if and when to hire a Chief Financial Officer. While many organizations may not be ready for a full-time CFO, they may significantly benefit from hiring an outsourced CFO.

Valuing Your Business

Valuing Your Business

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A business valuation helps to determine the fair market value of a company and may be needed for a variety of reasons such as buying or selling a business, transferring equity, developing an estate plan or purchasing insurance. In this video, we’ll cover why you might need a valuation and the common methodologies used to determine value.

Leveraging A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust

Leveraging a Spousal Lifetime Access Trust

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The lifetime gift tax exemption is at an all-time high of $11.7 million per individual and $23.4 million per couple but may be reduced in the near future by potential legislation. This video provides an overview of the Spousal Lifetime Access Trust and how it can help couples maximize their lifetime gift tax exemption.

House Ways and Means Committee tax Changes

House Ways and Means Committee Proposed Tax Changes

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The House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee recently released draft legislation that would increase taxes to help pay for the proposed $3.5 trillion spending package. In this video, we briefly cover some of the more important proposed tax changes.

Reconciliation Tax Payfors

House Ways and Means Releases Reconciliation Tax Payfors

Authored By RSM US LLP

On Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, House Democrats outlined revenue raisers needed to offset a $3.5 trillion spending package. Then, on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) circulated a draft bill that would ‘preliminarily’ raise $2.9 trillion from proposed tax increases and enhanced taxpayer compliance (mostly from increased IRS […]

Employee Retention Credit Guidance For Open Questions

IRS enhances employee retention credit guidance for open questions

Authored By RSM US LLP

Employers impacted by COVID-19 that may be eligible for the employee retention tax credit (ERTC) finally have some additional guidance from the IRS that addresses a few unanswered questions, although some outstanding questions are still unanswered. Background The ERTC was originally enacted by in the CARES Act in March 2020. Its use by taxpayers was significantly increased […]

American Families Plan

The American Families Plan & its Impact on the Real Estate Industry

Authored By RSM US LLP

President Biden has announced The American Families Plan, representing a $1.8 trillion proposal focused on investing in increased childcare, healthcare, and education initiatives while extending many of the middle-class focused tax credits that were signed into law as part of the American Rescue Plan earlier this year. These initiatives and tax credits will primarily be […]

PPP Expense Deduction Safe Harbor For Taxpayers

IRS Issues PPP Expense Deduction Safe Harbor for Fiscal Year Taxpayers

Authored By RSM US LLP

The IRS recently published Rev. Proc. 2021-20, providing a safe harbor regarding the accounting period in which to claim deductions paid for with PPP funds. This safe harbor allows taxpayers to elect to deduct expenses in the first tax year after the taxpayer’s 2020 taxable year return versus filing an amended return or administrative adjustment request. […]

Employee Retention Tax Credit

The IRS Provides Further Guidance on the Employee Retention Tax Credit

Authored By RSM US LLP

The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 (Relief Act) provided a number of changes to the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC). Most of these changes are only applicable starting Jan. 1, 2020 and (at the time) only applied to the first two quarters of 2021. Congress has since extended the ERTC from […]

Form 1099-NEC

What You Need To Know About Form 1099-NEC

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In 2020, the IRS introduced Form 1099-NEC for reporting nonemployee compensation. Learn about Form 1099-NEC and how it differs from Form 1099-MISC.

Donor Advised Fund - GreerWalker Business Advisors

Donor-Advised Funds: Giving with a Tax Advantage

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If you donate to charitable organizations, you might want to consider establishing a donor-advised fund. A donor-advised fund is a charitable tax-saving tool that enables you to maintain a certain level of control over how funds are distributed while receiving immediate tax benefits.

Contingency Planning for Business Owners

Contingency Planning for Business Owners

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All businesses face a variety of risks, which is why it’s important to have contingency plans in place to deal with unexpected events. In this video, you will learn 5 important steps to contingency planning for your business.