How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Impacts Estate PlanningJune 7, 2018

  2018 brings several changes – and a few constants – to estate and gift tax law. At Curchin’s recent seminar on the key areas of change in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), I discussed the most noteworthy items relating to estate and gift tax, including: Basic Exclusion Increase Under the …

AICPA Requests ‘Immediate Guidance’ from IRS on Pass-Through IncomeJune 7, 2018

  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) allows for a 20 percent deduction on qualified business income (QBI) for pass-through entities, as stated in Section 199A of the new Internal Revenue Code. However, defining “qualified business income” has become somewhat problematic, as certain businesses – including many professional services firms – are …

International Tax Reform under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017June 7, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) impacts companies doing business internationally, particularly in regard to U.S. taxes on earnings of profits offshore and repatriation. There is also a notable corporate tax deduction. Territorial System The previous “worldwide” tax system is being transitioned to a territorial model beginning in 2018. This means income …

May/June 2018 NewsletterJune 6, 2018

  The latest issue of the Curchin Newsletter is here! You can look forward to reading about hot topics in accounting/tax/audit, firm news, and more! In this issue: How Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Impacts Estate Planning, AICPA Requests “Immediate Guidance” from IRS on Pass-Through Income, International Tax reform Under the Tax Cuts …

Luke DiMatteoJune 4, 2018

  Luke DiMatteo joined The Curchin Group as a staff accountant in 2016. Previously, he worked with Financial Consulting Strategies in a similar role that he had secured almost immediately after graduating from William Paterson University with a B.S. in Accounting. At William Paterson, he was selected to be a NJCPA scholarship recipient, and went …

13th Annual Curchin Open Essay Submission GuidelinesMay 2, 2018

The Curchin Group is now accepting essay submissions to determine the non-profit beneficiaries of the 13th Annual Curchin Open, a nine‐hole indoor miniature golf tournament. Non‐profit charities located in Monmouth and Ocean Counties are eligible for beneficiary consideration by submitting the information listed below. Curchin’s CPA Partners will select the winners by June 30, 2018 based …

The Curchin Group Earns SBACNJ FAME Award for ‘Curchin Open’ FundraiserApril 30, 2018

The Curchin Group, LLC, a mid-sized, full-service accounting firm based in Red Bank, N.J., received the award for Associate Special Promotion/Event in the Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey’s (SBACNJ) 14th Annual FAME Awards March 2 at South Gate Manor in Freehold, N.J. Curchin was honored for the 2016 Curchin Open, the 11th annual …

Companies that Care: The Curchin Group named a “Champion of Good Works” by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) for Second Year in a RowApril 19, 2018

  The Curchin Group was named a “Champion of Good Works” by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) at its Fifth Annual Chairman’s Reception, honoring the philanthropic efforts of the local business community. The Curchin Group was recognized in the “Supporting New Jersey Charities” category along with five other organizations. With over …