Summer 2018 Construction Industry Advisor
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) slashed federal corporate income taxes from a top rate of 35% to a flat rate of 21%. As a result, many construction company owners organized as pass-through entities–such as S corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs) and partnerships–are rethinking their business structures.
Summer 2018 Manufacturer
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) permanently lowers the federal income tax rate for C corporations to a flat 21%, starting in 2018. But manufacturers that operate as sole proprietorships and “pass-through” entities aren’t eligible for this reduced tax rate. Instead, they may be eligible for a “qualified business income” (QBI) deduction for 2018 through 2025.
Spring 2018 Construction Industry Advisor
Construction is a highly competitive industry in the private sector. But when it comes to public projects, winning a job can be even more cutthroat. That’s because government jobs are often subject to prevailing wage laws, such as the federal Davis-Bacon Act or the “little Davis-Bacon acts” that have been adopted in many states.
Spring 2018 Manufacturer
In December 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) into law. This is the most comprehensive tax reform package in over three decades, and it will have a major impact on how much income taxes manufacturers and distributors will pay in 2018.
Winter 2018 Construction Industry Advisor
The passage of a new tax law in December was intriguing news for most construction company owners. Now that the dust has settled, let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Highlights of the New Tax Reform
The new tax reform law, commonly called the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA), is the biggest federal tax law overhaul in 31 years, and it has both good and bad news for taxpayers.
Winter 2018 Manufacturer
Manufacturers tend to base product prices on direct production costs. Then they occasionally adjust prices for inflation or when the costs of raw materials or labor rates spike. Here’s why this simplified pricing model may compromise market share over the long run–and how market leaders factor market-based considerations into their pricing strategies.
Fall 2017 Construction Industry Adviser
As we approach the end of 2017, it’s once again time to explore strategies for reducing your construction company’s tax bill. Because every business is different, it’s important to work directly with your CPA to determine the right moves for you.