Food And Beverage


New Opportunity Zone Tax Benefits Make an Attractive Investment

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Overview of the Enticing New Opportunity Zone Program Established within the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the new Opportunity Zone legislation was created to develop economically-distressed communities across the United States by incentivizing long-term investments in these communities […]


Don’t Forget: 2019 Standard Mileage Rates Have Changed

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The IRS issued an increase in the standard mileage rates for business travel, effective January 1, 2019, under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (tax reform). While the IRS states that standard mileage rates can be applied to […]


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Tax Reform Prompts Businesses to Rethink Employee Leave Policies

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New Tax Liability Credit is Changing How Business Owners Compensate Employees During Leave While there tends to be focus on the larger line items resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, there are some lesser-known tax breaks […]


Craft Brewers Leaving R&D Tax Credits Untapped

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Opportunities Available to Reduce Income Tax Liabilities Tax reform has created ample changes for businesses, as well as confusion in the marketplace for what applies and what doesn’t. The clarity around applying the Research and Development (R&D) tax credit is […]


Determining Sales & Use Tax – What Manufacturers Need to Know

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Online Sellers and Multistate Businesses Effected Earlier this summer, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair, stating that a physical presence is no longer required to establish substantial nexus in the collection of sales and […]


Tax Update: Entertainment Deduction Clarified

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50% of Meals for Clients/Customers Now Deductible On October 3, the IRS issued a new guidance that will allow a deduction for 50% of meals while entertaining clients/customers. This decision was made following confusion over the wording in the tax […]


How Safe is Your Financial Data?

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At-Risk Businesses Exposed to Catastrophic Consequences Recent national cybercrime headlines: “Cybercriminals Obtain Employee Credentials to Conduct Payroll Diversion” “Business Email Compromises Business Data” “Increase in W-2 Phishing Campaigns” Imagine if you lost access to a year’s worth of financial information […]


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How HR Outsourcing is Saving Large and Small Operations

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Today an estimated 80 percent of companies outsource all or part of their HR needs In an age of skilled labor shortages and tight profit margins, the expenditure on HR Outsourcing might not be top of mind for many companies.  […]


Food and Ag Businesses Can Tap into Emerging Sustainability Incentives

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Funding opportunities are available to companies that meet “green” requirements Environmental sustainability programs now have monetary value with banks. Consider CMS Energy, one of the nation’s largest combination electric and natural gas utilities. In June 2018, the Michigan-based energy provider […]


How the Trade War is Affecting U.S. Agriculture

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Actions and retaliatory measures will have long-term impacts The United States has instigated an aggressive global trade war that is escalating and directly harming many U.S. agricultural producers by driving up the costs of U.S. commodities in foreign countries and […]