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  • Compliance Alert 2019 August 5, 2019 COMPLIANCE ALERT Upcoming compliance deadlines: 9/16*   Extended deadline for S corporation tax returns (IRS Form 1120S) 9/16*   Extended deadline for partnership tax returns (IRS Form 1065) 9/30     Summary Annual Report (SAR) due for Form ...
  • De-risking the Defined Benefit Pension Model August 5, 2019 Private sector employers have been retreating from the defined benefit (DB) pension model for decades. This is largely motivated by a desire to “de-risk” the company from a financial obligation ...
  • “Alts” in Retirement Plans? August 5, 2019 Are your plan participants gaining the benefit of a truly broad diversification of retirement portfolio assets? The answer might depend on whether they’re covered by a defined benefit (DB) plan ...
  • How to Train Retirement Plan Committee Members July 25, 2019 Learning the ropes of overseeing a retirement plan isn’t a “one and done” exercise. Periodic training updates for retirement plan committee members acting in a fiduciary capacity is a prudent ...
  • Proposed regulations look to close CFC loopholes July 23, 2019 The IRS recently issued proposed regulations that would amend the controlled foreign corporation (CFC) related party and CFC active rent rules to close certain loopholes. Here are some details on ...
  • Final regs exclude corporate U.S. shareholders from application of Section 956 July 23, 2019 The IRS recently issued final regulations that reduce the amount determined under Internal Revenue Code Section 956 for certain domestic corporations that own (or are treated as owning) stock in ...
  • Court upholds FBAR penalty July 23, 2019 If you hold an interest in (or authority over) a foreign financial account, you may have to electronically file a form called the “Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts” ...
  • Stock repurchases and the associated risks July 1, 2019 Stock repurchases have skyrocketed in recent years, fueled, in part, by cash flow generated by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and the availability of inexpensive debt capital. So-called ...
  • Public companies: Is it time to update the MD&A requirements? July 1, 2019 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is planning to issue a proposal by April 2020 that would “modernize and simplify disclosure rules” regarding management’s discussion and analysis (MD&A) of ...
  • FASB extends alternatives for goodwill to not-for-profits    July 1, 2019 On May 30, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an accounting standard that enables not-for-profit organizations to use the easier, less costly methods available to private companies for reporting ...