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Gumbiner Savett Announces Promotions

By |2020-09-10T21:58:56+00:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Blog, Firm Happenings, News|Tags: , , , |

Gumbiner Savett Inc. congratulates the newly promoted staff members as of July 2020. The firm promoted Tara Wilson to Tax Principal, Vivian Cha to Tax Senior Manager, Kimberlie Shiao to Audit & Accounting Senior Manager, Suresh Narayanamoorthy to Tax Manager, Kathryn Hoppers to Tax Senior, and Yvette Zhu and Megan Jiang to Audit & Accounting Seniors.

Bartering is a taxable transaction even if no money changes hands

By |2020-07-21T21:56:17+00:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: COVID 19, News, Tax Planning|Tags: , , , , , |

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many small businesses are strapped for cash. They may find it beneficial to barter for goods and services instead of paying cash for them. If your business gets involved in bartering, remember that the fair market value of goods that you receive in bartering is taxable income. In addition, if you [...]

Gumbiner Savett Shareholder Tapped to Lead Audit & Accounting Department

By |2020-06-19T19:46:12+00:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Jon Shoemaker, a 25-year firm veteran takes the reigns Santa Monica, CA — June 16, 2020 — Jon Shoemaker, CPA, a shareholder for Gumbiner Savett Inc., was named leader of the firm's audit & accounting department as of June 1, 2020. A dedicated practitioner, Jon has managed and led numerous international accounting and income tax engagements [...]

“Qualified improvement property” aided by CARES Act

By |2020-05-07T22:45:37+00:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Blog, COVID 19, News, Tax Planning|Tags: , , |

Coronavirus law contains tax rules changes for improvements to interior parts of nonresidential buildings known as qualified improvement property (QIP).

Employment Tax Deposit Relief Due to COVID-19

By |2020-05-07T22:46:57+00:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: COVID 19, News, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Tax Planning|Tags: |

The IRS has reissued guidance providing relief from failure to make employment tax deposits for employers that are entitled to the refundable tax credits provided under two laws passed in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The IRS Issues Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About the CARES Act Employee Retention Tax Credit

By |2020-04-28T23:51:21+00:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID 19, News, Tax Planning|

The recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides a refundable payroll tax credit for 50% of wages paid by eligible employers to certain employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The employee retention credit is available to employers, including nonprofit organizations, with operations that have been fully or partially suspended as a [...]

Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) Reporting Delayed by CARES Act

By |2020-04-15T21:00:33+00:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Audit & Accounting, Blog, COVID 19, News|Tags: , , , , |

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27. Among other economic relief measures, the new law allows large public banks to temporarily postpone the current expected credit loss (CECL) standard. Here are the details. Updated Standard The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update [...]

Retirement Changes Due to the CARES Act

By |2020-04-10T23:22:51+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID 19, News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)  1. Does the CARES Act contain special rules that affect qualified retirement plans? Yes, the CARES Act contained provisions that allows certain individuals to take a new type of “coronavirus-related distribution”, increases the limitation for plan loans from the plan for certain individuals and [...]

CARES Act: Payment Protection Program Loan Application Information

By |2020-04-10T23:23:51+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID 19, News|Tags: , , , , |

The Department of Treasury has released the Paycheck Protection Program and supplemental information, under the newly passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) legislation. This article includes information which we recommend you review if you are considering applying for a loan under this program. The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans [...]

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