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Federal 941 Payroll Tax Lookback Procedures

Do you pay Federal 941 payroll taxes on a monthly deposit schedule? If so, it may wise to perform an annual checkup to find out if you are required to

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How Does Your Compensation Look Under the Microscope and Why Should You Care?

Written by Rebecca Tipton, SHRM-SCP With the end of the year quickly approaching, many companies are in the middle of budget planning, which is the perfect time to conduct a

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Tax Considerations for Private Equity Funds and Investors

Written by Jeff Bilsky and Verenda Graham. The federal income tax rules that apply to private equity funds and investors have been the subject of much debate, mainly due to

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Professional Services Companies Capitalize on M&A Opportunities

The professional services industry is built on the exchange of ideas and the provision of guidance. Though not immune to the pitfalls that can impact any industry, such as lack

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BMSS’ 2021 Year-end Tax Planning Letter

2021 has been a year filled with recovery from the pandemic and economic hardships of 2020. As many of the tax breaks legislators provided during the pandemic come to an

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How Deal Insurance Improves M&A Transaction Execution

By Michael Williams, Managing Director, Transaction Advisory Services, BDO USA, LLP The use of representations and warranties (R&W) insurance in mergers and acquisitions has grown significantly over the past several

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M&A Stories – How to ‘Deal’ with Unwelcome Surprises

Surprises are rarely good. There are many different emotions that come with the experience of surprise: fear, anxiety, and joy—to name a few. Deals can also cause the same emotions

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Update on Infrastructure Legislation and Budget Blueprint

In last week’s Beyond the Bottom Line, we presented an overview of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The bill passed the Senate yesterday in a 69-30 vote and now

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The M&A Metrics Software Companies Need to Know

Software companies may be surprised by the metrics used to gauge their value and growth potential during M&A. Knowing what investors look at is core to the deal negotiation process.

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“What’s My Business Worth?” A Business Valuation Can Help With the Answer

Written by BMSS Supervisor Dalton Hopper, CFE One of the most commonly asked questions from clients is, “What’s my business worth?” Whether you are planning to buy or sell a business,

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Have You Considered Your Tax Planning Strategies?

As the end of 2019 approaches, you are likely giving consideration to year-end tax planning strategies. House Republicans and the Trump Administration are talking taxes, specifically a new tax cuts

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Direct Deposit Fraud Alert

We are seeing an increase in compromised email accounts and hackers are using these compromised email accounts to submit fraudulent direct deposit requests to employers. The fraudulent direct deposit accounts

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