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Research and Development Tax Credits

Research and Development Tax Credits

While most companies expense the cost of research and development activities, most fail to take advantage of the R&D tax credit. Learn how the tax credit works and what expenses qualify for it.
FOMC policy decision: Fed hikes policy rate by 75 basis points

FOMC policy decision: Fed hikes policy rate by 75 basis points

At this critical juncture, with the policy rate residing in neutral terrain, it is natural for the Fed to adjust its rhetoric as it considers next steps.
Overview and Benefits of a Stock Option Plan

Overview and Benefits of a Stock Option Plan

A stock option plan can be used to align the interests of employees and shareholders, and attract and retain talented workers. This video will cover the basics of a stock option plan and how your company may benefit from having one.
U.S. June CPI: Persistent top-line inflation hits 9.1%

U.S. June CPI: Persistent top-line inflation hits 9.1%

The top-line consumer price index hit 9.1% in June on the back of a 11.2% increase in gasoline prices and a 7.5% jump in overall energy prices.
Job openings show signs of a slowdown

Job openings show signs of a slowdown

Job openings declined for the second straight month in May as the Federal Reserve's rate hikes slowed down overall demand.
Preparing Your Business for a Recession

Preparing Your Business for a Recession

A recession can be challenging for any business. However, business owners can take steps to prepare for a recession and position their companies for growth as the economy recovers. In this video, we'll provide six tips to help you and your business prepare for a recession.
Fed announces largest rate hike in nearly three decades as it seeks to restore price stability

Fed announces largest rate hike in nearly three decades as it seeks to restore price stability

The Federal Reserve lifted its federal funds policy rate to a range between 1.5% and 1.75% on Wednesday as it moves to restore price stability over the medium term.
U.S. May CPI: Inflation continues to broaden out on higher gas and housing costs

U.S. May CPI: Inflation continues to broaden out on higher gas and housing costs

Inflation continued to broaden out across the American economy in May, rising by 8.6% annually and underscoring the urgency among central bankers to restore price stability through an increase in the federal funds rate and a drawdown in its $8.9 trillion balance sheet.
IRS increases mileage rates for the remainder of 2022

IRS increases mileage rates for the remainder of 2022

The IRS provides some relief amid rising gas prices with an optional increase to the standard mileage rate for business travel.
Reminder – S corporation shareholder basis reporting requirements must not go overlooked

Reminder – S corporation shareholder basis reporting requirements must not go overlooked

How will the new Form 7203, S Corporation Shareholder Stock and Debt Basis Limitations, impact tax filings for family offices and other taxpayers?
Why excess labor demand is unhealthy

Why excess labor demand is unhealthy

The economy is fewer than 1 million jobs from reaching its pre-pandemic level. Yet there were a record 11.55 million job vacancies.
Get ready for another round of supply chain bottlenecks

Get ready for another round of supply chain bottlenecks

Just when middle market businesses where hoping for relief from supply chain disruptions, China's renewed economic shutdowns laying the groundwork from another round.
An update on the tax policy landscape against inflation backdrop

An update on the tax policy landscape against inflation backdrop

The tax policy landscape in Washington remains unsettled as we approach the summer months, while inflation remains the dominant economic issue. Within the context, we look at what's currently on the legislative agenda for Congress.
Chart of the day: U.S. housing starts fall amid rising mortgage rates

Chart of the day: U.S. housing starts fall amid rising mortgage rates

Housing starts fell by 0.2% on the month to 1.724 million annualized, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Supreme Court sweeps away rule in tax collection due process practice

Supreme Court sweeps away rule in tax collection due process practice

Internal Revenue Code section 6330(d)(1)’s 30-day time limit to file a petition for review of a collection due process case is not a jurisdictional deadline and is subject to equitable tolling.
The price of war: Risks around the inflation outlook

The price of war: Risks around the inflation outlook

While we expect the annual inflation rate to peak this quarter as the comparisons to the lower levels of a year ago wear off, the risk of rising prices will remain.