The Hoffman Group is a full-service accounting and consulting firm headquartered in the Baltimore, Maryland region. Our dedicated team provides a comprehensive array of assurance, consulting and tax services for businesses and individuals. By thoroughly evaluating our clients’ unique financial needs, we create personalized solutions and develop comprehensive plans for their success. To us, the most valuable part of our business is client relationships. That is why we are built on the pillars of transparency, trust and respect. Our highly skilled team of professionals and Certified Public Accountants provide the knowledge, passion and technical abilities to help our clients thrive.
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Paid Family and Medical Leave Under the Families First Act
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (a.k.a. Families First Act) requires that small to medium-sized businesses provide paid leave to employees affected by COVID-19 through two provisions: the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act. Both acts provide fully refundable tax credits to employers to cover qualified sick and family leave wages for employees unable to work due to COVID-19 related factors through...
Avoid Penalties on Early Retirement Plan Account Withdrawals
Economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis may cause some cash-strapped individuals to default on loans they've taken out from company qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) and profit-sharing plans. Defaulting on a plan loan will cause adverse tax and retirement-saving consequences. Here are the details. Retirement Plan Loan Basics A participant in an employer-sponsored qualified retirement plan can borrow money from the plan if it allows loans. Under the normal rules,...
Managing Supply Chain Disruptions Post COVD-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the global economy and drastically altered the way we conduct business. Supply chains worldwide are experiencing considerable disruptions as the U.S. and other countries continue to shut down in an effort to contain the coronavirus. As a result, construction firms are experiencing longer delivery times on the materials and equipment they need, leading to job delays that could be costly. Here are some tips for...
Why Do Partners Sometimes Report More Income on Tax Returns Than They Receive in Cash?
If you’re a partner in a business, you may have come across a situation that gave you pause. In a given year, you may be taxed on more partnership income than was distributed to you from the partnership in which you’re a partner. Why is this? The answer lies in the way partnerships and partners are taxed. Unlike regular corporations, partnerships aren’t subject to income tax. Instead, each partner is...
At The Hoffman Group, we take a personal interest in your success. Our team of Certified Public Accountants and consultants have a breadth of experience in anticipating challenges businesses may face and developing strategic plans to meet their financial objectives. We focus on an array of industries such as construction, manufacturing and distribution, and government contracting to help you make healthy financial and business decisions that amplify profitability and maximize competitiveness.