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Start up Expenses

Getting a New Business off the Ground: How Start-up Expenses Are Handled on Your Tax Return

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, government officials are seeing a large increase in the number of new businesses being launched. From ...
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/ / Articles, Business, Tax
Top 200 Firm

Hawkins Ash CPAs Listed as Top 200 Firm in the US

Hawkins Ash CPAs Listed as Top 200 Firm in the US INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has named Hawkins Ash CPAs ...
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Retention Credit

Podcast: Employee Retention Credit and PPP

One thing that I hear quite a bit is what do tax accountants do in the summer. You would be ...
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R&D Tax Credit

Reduce Your Tax Bill With the R&D Tax Credit

The Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit remains one of the best opportunities for businesses to substantially reduce their tax ...
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/ / Articles, Business, Tax
Business Partner

Are Scholarships Taxable?

Are Scholarships Taxable? Many young adults are heading off or back to college in the fall. It’s particularly exciting this ...
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/ / Articles, Business, Tax
Business Partner

A Tax Quirk of Being a Business Partner

If you’re a partner in a business, you may have encountered a situation that gave you pause. In any given ...
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/ / Articles, Business, Tax
Research and Development

Podcast: Research and Development Tax Credit, Part 3

Previously we talked about the benefits of the R&D tax credit, and how it is one of the most substantial ...
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/ / Business, Podcast
Research and Development Tax

Podcast: Research and Development Tax Credit, Part 2

Previously we talked about the benefits of the Research and Development tax credit, how it is one of the most ...
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/ / Business, Podcast
Research and Development Tax Credit

Podcast: Research and Development Tax Credit, Part 1

Today we’re kicking off a three-part series about the research and development tax credit with Charles Wendlandt from Hawkins Ash ...
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Family Businesses Fraud

Family Businesses Must Beware of Fraud

Family businesses make up a huge percentage of companies in the United States and produce much of the country’s gross ...
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/ / Articles, Business, Tax