Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017

With the passing of each tax deadline I take a moment to reflect on all that we’ve accomplished and all that we’ve learned. I’m pleased to say that after this October 16 Tax Extension Deadline I recognize how fortunate I am to be surrounded by a team of focused professionals who know how to get even the most complex returns completed and helped our clients prepare well enough in advance to circumvent any unexpected problems. … [Read more...]

NEWS ALERT: Emancipation Day Pushes Tax Filing Date to April 18

If you are one of those adrenalin-junkies who waits until the last minute to file your taxes, you’ll have a few more days to fill the rush this year – thanks to Emancipation Day. Observance of this low-profile federal holiday, which was created to commemorate the end of slavery, has extended the 2017 tax filing date to Tuesday, April 18. Federal law dictates that the tax filing date cannot occur on a weekend day or federal holiday. A legal holiday in the District of Columbia, Emancipation Day recognizes the signing of the DC Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862 which ended slavery in our nation’s capital. IRS offices are closed April 16 in observance of Emancipation Day. This year, however, Emancipation Day falls on a Sunday, which pushes the official observance to Monday, April 17. With Monday designated as a federal holiday, the tax filing deadline moves to Tuesday, April 18. Filers may take advantage of this extended due date to gather their tax information. Please note the … [Read more...]

The 4 Signs Your CPA Cares About You

SJG Accounting and Tax client focus

The right CPA can mean the difference between success and failure in your business. A relationship with a good accountant can save you money and keep you compliant. A relationship with a great accountant does all those things and gives you focused, professional responsiveness from an advisor who is on your team all year long. It’s the great relationships that can mean the difference between sustainability and real success for your business. … [Read more...]

How to be one of the 40% of Companies that Successfully Complete an M&A

SJ Gorowitz Atlanta Merger Support

For companies seeking to grow, shrink, adapt or change their business, or improve their competitive position, a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategy often is a natural and potentially viable  pursuit. … [Read more...]