Recent News & Blog

  • New legislation proposes to help “rescue” nonprofits

    No one needs to tell nonprofit organizations how tough the past year has been. According to the John Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, 7.7% of not-for-profit workers — nearly one million people — lost their jobs between February 2020 and January 2021.

  • New COVID-19 relief law extends employee retention credit

    Many businesses have retained employees during the COVID-19 pandemic and enjoyed tax relief with the help of the employee retention credit (ERC).

  • The American Rescue Plan - Payroll Tax Credit Extensions

    President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law on March 11, 2021. The law extends certain payroll tax credits originally included in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the CARES Act.

  • The American Rescue Plan - Tax Provisions

    President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law on March 11, 2021. The law includes several tax provisions:

  • Dissecting the contents of a will

    For many people, the first thing they think of when they hear the words “estate plan” is a will. And for good reason, as it’s the cornerstone of any estate plan. But do you know what provisions should be included in a will and what are best to leave out?

  • Nonprofits: Hit your targets with benchmarking

    How committed is your not-for-profit organization to benchmarking? Perhaps you think it makes sense in the for-profit sphere, but not as much for charities and other nonprofits. If so, you’re probably missing out on benefits — including long-term sustainability.

  • Maryland State Income Tax Filing Deadline Extended to July 15

    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot announced today that he is extending the state income tax filing deadline by three months until July 15, 2021. No interest or penalties will be assessed if returns are filed and taxes owed are paid by the new deadline.

  • 5 ways to streamline and energize your sales process

    The U.S. economy is still a far cry from where it was before the COVID-19 pandemic hit about a year ago. Nonetheless, as vaccination efforts continue to ramp up, many experts expect stronger jobs growth and more robust economic activity in the months ahead.

  • Estimated tax payments: The deadline for the first 2021 installment is coming ups

    April 15 is not only the deadline for filing your 2020 tax return, it’s also the deadline for the first quarterly estimated tax payment for 2021, if you’re required to make one.

  • Launching a small business? Here are some tax considerations

    While many businesses have been forced to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some entrepreneurs have started new small businesses. Many of these people start out operating as sole proprietors. Here are some tax rules and considerations involved in operating with that entity.

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