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    ​My client is a 15% shareholder of an S-corp and is the president and CEO of that company.   I do not prepare the 1120S for that corp but, his 2016 K-1 includes a pass-through research credit on line 13 of the K-1 that is quite significant.   There ...

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    ​Melissa: he exemption you're referring to is only for the purchases by the organization for its own use.  As a VENDOR, it is required to charge its customers sales tax (where nexus attaches and the customer is not, itself, exempt) on any purchases they ...

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    ​We called ProFX, and they confirmed MASS issue with e-filing has been resolved yesterday. ------------------------------ Ruslan Burshteyn CPA Stowbrook Business Services Stow MA 978-897-4632 ------------------------------

MSCPA CEO Blog: Amy's Angle

  • On Tuesday, I had the pleasure of participating in a HUBweek panel on “Diversity in Business: How to bring meaningful change.”  I am thrilled that the MSCPA was a player in what’s becoming Boston’s signature event for thought leadership. My three big takeaways were: 1) Minority business owners are on the rise. The most recent U.S. Census data shows a 38% increase in minority-owned businesses since 2007 with eight million businesses in the U.S. are now led by minorities. This affects everything from staffing to client service.  2) Inclusion is the key to retention of diverse professionals. It starts with making the “uncomfortable comfortable” – we need to start talking openly about race, ethnicity and gender, and bring our authentic selves into the workplace.  3) We all have unconscious biases, and we need to do a better job of managing them. It starts with reengineering our processes, like removing names from resumes so Bob doesn’t have an advantage over Kareem. ...

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