Q2 2019 NewsletterJune 3, 2019

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: The Ins and Outs of the Section 199A Regulations, 2019 Economic Forecast for NJ Developers, Builders, Featured Employee: Edward Rigby, CPA. Read More

The Ins and Outs of the Section 199A RegulationsJune 3, 2019

By: Edward Rigby, CPA In January the IRS finalized the regulations providing guidance on the Section 199A deduction for qualified business income (QBI). The final regulations retain the majority of the rules contained in the proposed regulations that were issued last August. They provide clarification on issues such as when businesses may be aggregated in …

14th Annual Curchin Open Essay Submission GuidelinesMay 1, 2019

The Curchin Group is now accepting essay submissions to determine the non-profit beneficiaries of the 14th 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, 2019 based …

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 …