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The Latest News

IRS doubles down on nondeductibility of PPP-funded expenses
In guidance issued late on Wednesday, the IRS reiterated its position that taxpayers cannot claim a deduction for any otherwise deductible expense if the payment of the expense results in forgiveness of a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan...
3 tips for building remote-work policies that last
At the beginning of the year, you probably couldn't imagine a world where you weren't able to go to the office. Today, you may struggle to imagine one where you're forced to work there 40 hours a week. Remote work is here to stay in a big way,...
How to have more inclusive meetings over Zoom
This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here.
Succession Planning and M&A During COVID
Given our unprecedented times, it’s logical to predict that M&A activity for CPA firms will brake to a halt until the national quarantine and social distancing guidelines are lifted. For many firms planning their succession strategies, the...
Nearly 4 In 10 Workers Are Suffering From Video Call Fatigue, Robert Half Research Shows
A new study by global staffing firm Robert Half shows video calls may be wearing on workers. More than three-quarters of professionals surveyed (76%) said they participate in virtual meetings. Those respondents reported spending nearly one-third...
CT CARES Small Business Grant application now available
The Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has created a $50 million grant program to help our small businesses in Connecticut recover from the ongoing challenges of COVID-19. Eligible businesses and nonprofits can receive a...
New Paid Family Leave Payroll Deduction May Surprise Connecticut Residents
Signed into law by Gov. Ned Lamont in 2019, the Paid Family and Medical Leave program is scheduled to begin collecting money from about 1.7 million Connecticut workers on Jan. 1, 2021. People will see a half of a percent of every paycheck go...
Partnerships and S corps. can deduct state and local taxes
In a taxpayer-friendly development, the IRS said it would issue proposed regulations allowing S corporations and partnerships to deduct "specified income tax payments" paid to state and local governments above the line and not as passthrough...
CPAs Can Have a Tech State of Mind
Like all innovation, technical innovation is typically forced by competition, legislation/regulation or technology. Since March of 2020, we’ve seen these forces collide. There were regulations that forced you and your staff to work from home,...
Maintaining Chemistry & Engagement Remotely
With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic came a sudden and almost sole reliance on communicating via technology and not in person anymore. Although the shift left many people feeling a bit disconnected, Sandra Wiley says it's still possible to...

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Professional Development

Buying and Selling a Business: Tax and Structuring Overview (Afternoon Session) (Livestream) - 12/4/2020 -
One of the major transactions CPA clients enter into is a purchase or disposition of a business. To help tax professionals in advising those clients, this...
Guide to Payroll Taxes and 1099 Issues (Morning Session) (Livestream) - 12/4/2020 -
Employment taxes are often overlooked as an area where more planning may be effective. Payroll taxes have become an increasing burden for the average...
Larry Stein's 2020 Case Studies in LLCs, S Corporations, Partnerships, and 199A Planning (Livestream) - 12/8/2020 -
Join Larry Stein as he discusses 199A planning/compliance, “S” Corporations, LLCs, and Partnerships. Participants will be immersed in both planning and...
Larry Stein's 2020 Guide to Giving Your 60+ Client a Checkup: IRA, Retire ment, Social Security, Medicare, & Long-Term Care Planning (Livestream) - 12/9/2020 -
Join Larry Stein as he discusses ideas and strategies to give your 60+ client a checkup. Larry will discuss Social Security, Medicare, resources, family...
2020 Advanced Corporate/Business Income Tax Workshop with Walter Nunnallee (Livestream) - 1/12/2021 -
In this course, we’ll review current year developments, recurring problems, and planning ideas. Using a combination of humor and examples, we will focus on...

 

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