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Delaware Business License Renewal Reminder

The Delaware Division of Revenue (DOR) is reminding businesses that Delaware business licenses expire at the end of December and must be renewed by December 31, 2014. Learn more.

BLS 2014/2015 Tax Planning Guide

To help you make the most of the tax-savings opportunities available to you, we’re pleased to offer our 2014/2015 WebTaxGuide which provides an overview of some key tax provisions and offers a wide variety of strategies for minimizing your tax liability. Click here to review our Tax Planning Guide.

Delaware Increases Annual Entity/Franchise Taxes

On April 15, 2014, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed into law legislation that increases the annual taxes paid by companies to the state. Click here to learn more.

Summary of Q4 2013 Tax Updates

The following is a summary of the most important tax developments that have occurred in the past three months that may affect you, your family, your investments, and your livelihood. Click here to learn more.

Business or Rental Activity De Minimis Expensing Policy

If your business or rental activity acquires, produces or improves tangible or real property there are important developments which may require action prior to January 1, 2014, that you need to be aware of. Click here to learn more.

Per Diem Travel Rates Updated for 2014

In late September, the IRS issued its annual rate updates for per diem business travel expenses. Click here to learn more.

Notice of Health Insurance Exchanges

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) – requires most individuals (including children and other dependents) to carry health insurance, beginning January 1, 2014. Click here to learn more.

DOMA and the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will have a far-reaching tax effect on issues related to income, estates, gifts, employer-provided benefits and divorce. Click here to learn more.

Research Tax Credit Calculation Changes

Key information from BLS on the changes to the calculation method for claiming the research tax credit. Click here to learn more about the research tax credit calculation changes.


Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

Fall 2015 Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

Summer 2015 Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

Spring 2015 Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

Winter 2015 Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

Focus Newsletter

August/September 2015 Focus

June/July 2015 Focus 

April/May 2015 Focus

February/March 2015 Focus

December 2014/January 2015 Focus

October/November 2014 Focus


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