Posts by Tyee

Meals are not necessarily Entertainment

You may have heard that in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), passed in December of 2017, there was a prohibition put in place against entertainment expenses. Historically, there was a deduction allowed of up to 50% of those entertainment expenses that were otherwise an ordinary and necessary business expense. However the TCJA removed…

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What is Partnership Taxable Income?

Partnerships or LLCs taxed as partnerships, don’t pay federal income tax.  Instead we say they “flow through,” the income to their owners.  So what do we mean, when we use the phrase, “Partnership Taxable Income?”  There is a statutory definition to this phrase, but that definition is generally not what we are talking about.  I…

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What does the GAAP revenue recognition standard mean for your software company?

As an owner of a small privately owned software company, you may have heard about the new revenue recognition standards issued by FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board) in Topic 606 Revenue from Contracts with Customers. This may matter to you if you have GAAP reporting requirements for banking or other needs.  Your tax return position may…

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