The holiday season is a great time for businesses to show their appreciation for employees and customers by giving them gifts or hosting holiday parties.
In today’s tightening job market, to attract and retain the best employees, small businesses need to offer not only competitive pay, but also appealing fringe benefits. Benefits that are tax-free are especially attractive to employees.
When assessing the short- and long-term viability of commercial borrowers, lenders have many tools at their disposal, including business plans.
Sometimes an M&A deal ends up not only in a different place from where it started, but in a different guise. Whether it’s due to shifting market conditions or other unforeseen factors, a buyer’s acquisition strategy may change during the course of deal negotiations.
For tax years beginning in 2018 and beyond, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) created a flat 21% federal income tax rate for C corporations. Under prior law, C corporations were taxed at rates as high as 35%.