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October 2019

GILTI Tax | Stockholm Gamla Stan, Sweden
Tax
October 31, 2019

GILTI and the Evolving International Tax Environment

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly impacted the taxation of U.S. multinational companies and their foreign profits. Prior to tax reform, the U.S. tax code provided for a worldwide taxing system of…
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Cannabis farm in a greenhouse | Safe Banking Act
CannabisTax
October 28, 2019

The SAFE Banking Act and the Future of Cannabis Banking in the U.S.

Armored cars. Ex-military guards. Automatic Pistols. Black cash boxes. These are all necessary components to transfer money throughout a number of states. It’s not the black market. It’s the cannabis industry. An industry with perfectly…
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Cost Segregation | Man standing outside a bar
Real EstateTax
October 25, 2019

Post-Tax Reform Benefits of a Cost Segregation Study

Sweeping tax reform in 2017 brought about a number of changes to drastically alter the tax environment in the United States. Between a lowered corporate tax rate, lower rates for certain “pass-through” entities and decreased…
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COSO Framework | Diverse People Deal Teamwork Together Partnership
Audit
October 22, 2019

The COSO Internal Control Framework and Your Company’s Internal Control Processes

In 1992, the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) developed a flexible framework for designing, implementing and evaluating internal controls. On May 14, 2013, COSO issued a new Internal Control – Integrated…
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Cannabis Banking California
CannabisTax
October 18, 2019

SB 51 and the Future of Cannabis Banking in California

Marijuana legalization is one of the hottest topics in the United States in recent memory. While still illegal at the federal level, more than half of the states have passed some measure of cannabis legality –…
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Parking Tax | Empty Parking Garage
Tax
October 16, 2019

Parking Tax: The Implications on Nonprofit Organizations

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 brought about significant tax reform. However, one of the more perplexing provisions is that employer-provided parking is now considered unrelated business taxable income (UBTI). Therefore, employer-provided…
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Business Management Services Video featuring Pouria Ghafari
Videos
October 8, 2019

Business Management Services with Pouria Ghafari

The Squar Milner Business Management group provides exclusive services for high-net worth individuals. Senior Account Manager Pouria Ghafari details some of those services and explains the benefits to the client. Learn more about Business Management…
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Homeless Shelter Food Kitchen | The Impact of Tax Reform on Charitable Deductions and Nonprofits
Tax
October 8, 2019

The Impact of Tax Reform on Charitable Deductions and Nonprofits

When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed in 2017, there was general concern around nonprofit organizations about the future of charitable giving in the United States. In fact, research performed by the Indiana University…
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Creating a PATH to the R&D Tax Credit for Small Businesses and Start-ups | Two Men working on research for a VR project
Tax
October 4, 2019

Creating a PATH to the R&D Tax Credit for Small Businesses and Start-ups

Since the 1980s, the U.S. federal government has offered the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit as a means of incentivizing companies to invest in innovation and experimentation. The R&D Credit is available to companies…
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A Day in the Life at Squar Milner
Videos
October 3, 2019

A Day in the Life at Squar Milner

Every day we have the chance to work with some of the brightest accounting minds in beautiful cities throughout California. Today we are sharing a bit of that with you. Get an inside look at…
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