6 Misconceptions of a Revocable Living Trust
A revocable living trust, or RLT, offers many benefits, including probate avoidance, privacy, and flexibility in managing assets during one’s ...
M&A considerations resulting from the new required tax treatment of R&D costs
New requirements to capitalize and amortize R&D costs are affecting M&A buyers by introducing costs and tax liabilities.
IRS Dirty Dozen Top Tax Scams To Avoid
Each year, the Internal Revenue Service publishes its annual Dirty Dozen list of tax scams highlighting various schemes that put taxpayers and ...
FASB proposes guidance on income tax disclosures
Recently proposed FASB guidance would expand income tax disclosures, including the rate reconciliation and income taxes paid.
Proposed regulations on using forfeitures in retirement plans
Proposed regulations REG-122286-18, released Feb. 24, provide guidelines for plan administrators to use forfeited amounts in retirement plans.
Properly Funding Your Living Trust
Failing to properly fund a living trust is one of the most common errors people make and can lead to unintended consequences and added costs for ...
R&E Expense Amortization Got You Down?
Now that Research & Experimentation expenses must be amortized over several years, many companies are looking for ways to increase deductions ...
Key provisions of the SECURE 2.0 Act for individuals
The SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 aims to improve retirement savings by making it easier for employers to offer retirement plans to employees and for ...
Kentucky enacts personal income tax rate reduction
The Kentucky general assembly takes action to ensure a 0.5% reduction for 2024, following up on a similar reduction effective in 2023.
Protecting Your Finances During an Economic Downturn
Many economists are predicting that the US economy will experience a downturn, if not a recession, in 2023. A downturn can lead to job loss, ...
Incentivize Employees With Stock Appreciation Rights Instead of Equity
Many business owners want to incentivize and reward employees by tying their compensation to the company's performance. One way to do this is ...
ASC 842: The clock is ticking; act now to remain compliant
Many middle market private companies have delayed ASC 842 adoption. RSM has options to help ensure compliance, but you must act now.
Manufacturing sector posts first decline in nearly 3 years, while labor demand remains robust
Industry and government data on Wednesday continued to paint a mixed picture of the economy as the end of the business cycle is approaching.
FASB Proposes Changes to Lease Accounting Rules
The Financial Accounting Standards Board recently issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update for Leases (Topic 842). The update addresses ...
5 essential conversations for the family at year end
Operational excellence plays an integral role in advancing family office goals and strategy.