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 …

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 …

Nicole UllmeyerFebruary 22, 2018

  Nicole Ullmeyer joined The Curchin Group in 2014 and is currently an audit supervisor. She ensures the audit team is delivering quality work and superior service across all of our audit offerings, including reviews, compilations, internal control reporting, regulatory compliance assistance, and special financial reports. Nicole became a Certified Public Accountant in 2015. She …

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: What You Need to KnowFebruary 15, 2018

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: What You Need to Know

By: Edward Rigby, CPA Most of the new tax law went into effect January 1, 2018, impacting business owners and individuals for the 2018 tax year. This article focuses on educating our clients and helping them understand how the changes will affect them and their tax services. Here are the key provisions: Major Corporate Tax …