Fall 2022 NewsletterNovember 9, 2022

Curchin - Fall Newsletter 2022

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: End of Year Planning for Construction Companies Read More

Child Tax CreditOctober 17, 2022

Child Tax Credit

The New Jersey Division of Taxation has advised that starting with the tax year 2022, eligible New Jersey residents can claim a refundable child tax credit on their New Jersey Resident Income Tax Return (Form NJ-1040). The credit amount can be up to $500 for each dependent child age 5 or younger at year-end that …

Why NJ Construction Companies Should Be Thinking GreenSeptember 26, 2022

Construction Companies Should Be Thinking Green

All politics aside, the controversial Inflation Reduction Act is generating big opportunities for construction companies, thanks to the bill’s green initiatives such as reducing foreign oil reliance, incentivizing electric vehicles, and other measures aimed at combatting climate change. All of it requires infrastructure, which requires construction. New Jersey is set to receive its fair share …

With IRS Funding Secured, Treasury Chief Outlines 6-Month PlanSeptember 16, 2022

Treasury Chief

The IRS is poised to course-correct from COVID-19 setbacks impacting customer service and uncollected taxes from top earners, according to the top Treasury Department official, who announced targets for next filing season using additional appropriations from the Inflation Reduction Act (PL 117-169). Speaking at the IRS’ New Carrollton, Maryland, facility on September 15, Treasury Secretary …

Eligible NJ Residents Encouraged to Apply for Tax ReliefSeptember 13, 2022

The New Jersey Division of Taxation has issued instructions on how to file for the new Affordable NJ Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) program and these instructions are being mailed out to eligible residents. Homeowners with incomes up to $150,000 will receive $1,500 in relief; homeowners with incomes more than $150,000 and not more …

Inflation Reduction Act: What’s in It for Construction CompaniesAugust 24, 2022

With the Inflation Reduction Act now signed into law by President Joe Biden, it’s time to wrap our heads around what it means for businesses, individuals, and our country at large. Construction companies, in particular, could see some opportunities stemming from the bill’s focus on green energy, but those opportunities will certainly come at a …

Sales Tax Holiday for Certain Retail SalesJuly 29, 2022

August 27, 2022 – September 5, 2022 P.L. 2022, c.21, establishes a Sales Tax Holiday for certain retail sales of computers, school supplies, and sports or recreational equipment when sold to an individual purchaser for non-business use. The Sales Tax Holiday takes place between August 27 through September 5 of 2022. Sellers should not charge …

2022 Enhanced Business Meal DeductionJune 16, 2022

Here is a reminder for the 2022 enhanced business meal deduction. This is particularly important for small business accounting and tax planning. For 2021 and 2022 only, businesses can generally deduct 100% of the cost of business-related food and beverages purchased from a restaurant. The deduction limit is usually 50% of the cost of the …