Wages and Labor: What A/E/C Firms Need to Know Right NowApril 19, 2019

Wages and Labor

New Jersey labor laws are seeing notable changes in 2019, many of which are significant for Architecture, Engineering & Construction (A/E/C) firms to consider. Developers, builders and general contractors are heavily reliant on skilled labor while simultaneously tasked with balancing employee wages, retention and profitability. If you own an A/E/C firm—or any business with employees, …

2019 Economic Forecast for NJ Developers, BuildersMarch 7, 2019

Real estate developers and builders are strongly affected by economic conditions. As one of the only NJ accounting firms with a practice dedicated entirely to A/E/C accounting, The Curchin Group closely follows national and regional housing trends to help developers, builders, general contractors, architects and engineers make informed financial decisions and overcome the unique challenges …

Navigating the Qualified Business Income DeductionDecember 26, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 brought a potentially significant tax break—some say the largest in decades—for small business owners in Section 199A. The IRS states: “Eligible taxpayers may be entitled to a deduction of up to 20 percent of qualified business income (QBI) from a domestic business operated as a sole proprietorship …

Aug/Sept 2018 NewsletterSeptember 13, 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: Meal and Entertainment Expenses as changed by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), Governor Murphy and Legislative Houses Reach Budget Deal Which Includes Corporate and Individual …

Tax Reform and Your Vacation HomeJuly 27, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 brought many changes to the treatment of vacation homes and second homes owned by high net worth individuals. An article published in Financial Advisor Magazine highlights key provisions with input from CPAs across the U.S., including Curchin’s Lynn Conover. “If the property is held out as a …