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  • Preparing for Arizona’s New Mandatory Sick Leave Under Prop 206

    On November 8, 2016, Proposition 206: The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act passed, receiving nearly 60% of votes. There are two parts to Prop 206; the first is a minimum wage increase, and the second is mandatory employer-provided sick leave. On January 1, Arizona’s minimum wage increased to $10.00 an hour, which was highly […] The post Preparing for Arizona’s New Mandatory Sick Leave Under Pro...

  • Trust 65 Day Distribution Deadline is March 6, 2017

    The 663(b) election, also known as the “65 Day Rule” enables a trust to make a distribution within the first 65 days of year, and have it count as a distribution for the previous tax year. While this has always been a planning tool used to maximize tax savings for trusts and beneficiaries, it takes […] The post Trust 65 Day Distribution Deadline is March 6, 2017 appeared first on BeachFleischman.

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  • Do you need to file a 2016 gift tax return by April 18?

    Last year you may have made significant gifts to your children, grandchildren or other heirs as part of your estate planning strategy. Or perhaps you just wanted to provide loved ones with some helpful financial support. Regardless of the reason for making a gift, it’s important to know under what circumstances you’re required to file […] The post Do you need to file a 2016 gift tax return by Apri...

  • What you need to know about the tax treatment of ISOs

    Incentive stock options allow you to buy company stock in the future at a fixed price equal to or greater than the stock’s fair market value on the grant date. If the stock appreciates, you can buy shares at a price below what they’re then trading for. However, complex tax rules apply to this type […] The post What you need to know about the tax treatment of ISOs appeared first on BeachFleischman.

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  • Ethics Programs: Setting the tone to prevent fraud

    In the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners biannual Report to the Nations (2016), the cases studied in the Report to the Nations indicated that small organizations experienced fraud at a rate of approximately 30% with a median loss of $150,000 Interestingly, the median loss at small organizations is comparable to those at large multi-national organizations, […] The post Ethics Programs: Setti...

  • Veteran Entrepreneurs Bring ‘Threshold Of Pain’ To Startup World In Valley

    When we hear about veterans, we usually hear stories of war, about issues at the VA, or their struggles with PTSD or homelessness. But, there’s another side to that story that veteran Phillip Potter wants you to hear. Too often, Potter said, the narrative about veterans is negative: “We’re all homeless or we’re broken, or […] The post Veteran Entrepreneurs Bring ‘Threshold Of Pain’ To Startup Worl...

  • Arizona CFOs Report Higher Optimism for 2017

    January 31, 2017, Tucson, AZ — CFOs in both Phoenix and Tucson believe that economic conditions have improved significantly in their cities and the state of Arizona, with the majority expecting revenue growth and one-third are planning to raise the price of their goods and services this year. These were just some of the results […] The post Arizona CFOs Report Higher Optimism for 2017 appeared fir...

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  • The “manufacturers’ deduction” isn’t just for manufacturers

    The Section 199 deduction is intended to encourage domestic manufacturing. In fact, it’s often referred to as the “manufacturers’ deduction.” But this potentially valuable tax break can be used by many other types of businesses besides manufacturing companies. Sec. 199 deduction 101 The Sec. 199 deduction, also called the “domestic production activities deduction,” is 9% […] The post The “manufact...

  • Phoenix-Area Retail Construction Hits Highest Level Since 2009

    Research by commercial real-estate firm CBRE says more than 1.3 million square feet of new retail space opened across the Valley last year. That’s more than double the year before, but still a fraction of the pre-recession peak. In 2007, the Valley experienced nearly 10 times the retail construction we saw last year. But, that’s […] The post Phoenix-Area Retail Construction Hits Highest Level Sinc...

  • $10 Minimum Wage Creating Questions As Arizona’s Small Businesses Adjust

    A week after the new $10 minimum wage has been in effect for Arizona employees, business owners are still asking questions on what exactly the law entails. Officials say since Proposition 206 was approved by voters, calls have been pouring in every day from businesses with questions on all facets of the law. Arizona’s Industrial […] The post $10 Minimum Wage Creating Questions As Arizona’s Small B...

  • The investment interest expense deduction: Less beneficial than you might think

    Investment interest — interest on debt used to buy assets held for investment, such as margin debt used to buy securities — generally is deductible for both regular tax and alternative minimum tax purposes. But special rules apply that can make this itemized deduction less beneficial than you might think. Limits on the deduction First, […] The post The investment interest expense deduction: Less b...

  • A Children’s Story Lesson on Ethics

    One night while putting my daughter, Genevieve (4), to bed I came across a message in the book she chose that sparked my interest on a professional level. The book chosen was about teaching kids the power of affirmations titled “I Think, I Am!” by Louise L Hay. As we went through the pages, we […] The post A Children’s Story Lesson on Ethics appeared first on BeachFleischman.

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  • Watch Out Phoenix, Tempe and Chandler: Mesa’s Looking To Woo Businesses

    by KJZZ Business News, Your NPR Station Listen on KJZZ.org Since the Great Recession many developers have come to expect tax incentives. And, many Valley cities have provided them. Now, Mesa hopes to do the same and send a message that it’s serious about revitalizing the area around Fiesta Mall. “We need to stay competitive with […] The post Watch Out Phoenix, Tempe and Chandler: Mesa’s Looking To...

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  • Wondering About Tax Deductions for Political Contributions?

    With election season in full swing, you may be wondering, “Are political contributions tax deductible?” Here’s the lowdown: Whether it’s your county mayor or the future President of the United States, the rules on taking advantage of tax deductions for political contributions are the same: Donations are deductible if the organization you give to is a […] The post Wondering About Tax Deductions for...

  • Pima County Sees Strong Job Growth

    by KJZZ Business News, Your NPR Station Listen on KJZZ.org It’s been a good year for Pima County, jobs-wise. Newly released numbers show the county added 15,000 new jobs between July 2015 and July of this year. That’s 4.2 percent growth. In Arizona, only Prescott had a higher growth rate. When you look at similarly-sized […] The post Pima County Sees Strong Job Growth appeared first on BeachFleisc...

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  • Documentation is the key to business expense deductions

    If you have incomplete or missing records and get audited by the IRS, your business will likely lose out on valuable deductions. Here are two recent U.S. Tax Court cases that help illustrate the rules for documenting deductions. Case 1: Insufficient records In the first case, the court found that a taxpayer with a consulting […] The post Documentation is the key to business expense deductions appe...

  • Uniform Guidance Handouts

    Organizations, including not-for-profit entities, receiving federal awards are subject to the new Uniform Guidance. The Uniform Guidance was effective for fiscal years beginning after 12/26/14 and supersedes guidance from previous OMB circulars. Most organizations will be impacted by these changes during their 2015 or 2016 fiscal year. Changes include increasing the threshold for requiring single ...

  • Arizona Child Support: Common Questions Asked of a Forensic Accountant

    In Arizona, the Arizona Child Support Guidelines provide a standard of support for children and are based on both the needs of the children and the ability of the parents to pay. The Guidelines provide specific calculations to perform in order to determine the proportional share that each parent should pay based on various factors. […] The post Arizona Child Support: Common Questions Asked of a F...

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