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Tax Provisions That May Affect Small Businesses

By |2018-08-14T15:39:40+00:00August 14th, 2018|Change, TAX, Tax Planning, Tax Reform|

Now that small businesses and their owners have filed their 2017 income tax returns (or filed for an extension), it’s a good time to review some of the provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that may significantly impact their taxes for 2018 and beyond. Generally, these changes apply to tax years beginning after [...]

TDT Named a 2018 IPA Top 300 Firm

By |2018-08-13T15:35:20+00:00August 13th, 2018|Accounting, Leader, TDT|

INSIDE Public Accounting has recently published its list of Top 300 public accounting firms based on an annual financial performance analysis. We are pleased to announce that TDT CPAs and Advisors, P.C. (www.tdtpc.com) has been named an IPA Top 300 Firm, again! “We are proud of our growth and accomplishments over the last year,” said Jerry [...]

Our West Des Moines Office is Moving!

By |2018-08-03T15:09:56+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Change, Moving, TDT|

We are eager to share with you that our West Des Moines Office is relocating to a larger office space in West Des Moines. Our West Des Moines staff will begin operating out of their new location on Monday, August 6, 2018. “We pride ourselves on providing superior service to our clients, and moving into a larger office [...]

The Impact of Qualified Business Income to the Valuation of a Pass-Through Entity

By |2018-07-16T10:52:23+00:00July 11th, 2018|Business Valuation, Change, Preparation, Saving, TAX, Tax Planning, Tax Reform|

Jeremy Green, MBA, CPA, ABV, CFE, CFCI, Senior Forensic & Valuation Associate at TDT, provides insight on the impact of business valuations of pass-through companies from qualified business income. Jeremy specializes in business valuations, forensic accounting and litigation support engagements, succession planning, and management consultation services. Unlike “C” Corporations, who are taxed on their earned income [...]

Iowa 179 Problems Grow Larger with No Like-Kind Exchange for Equipment and Livestock

By |2018-07-12T09:08:38+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Agriculture, Change, Deductions, IRS, TAX, Tax Reform|

Susan K. Voss, CPA, has over 30 years of public accounting experience, and she specializes in farm operations, agri-business, and individuals and their closely-held businesses. In continuation of Susan's last article, let’s review another key IRC Section 179 issue impacting Iowa’s agricultural community. Thank you Kristine A. Tidgren from the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation [...]

Legal Duties of Board Service

By |2018-07-12T09:22:36+00:00June 28th, 2018|Advisory, Board, Goals, Leading, Nonprofit|

Glen Swanson, CPA and TDT Assurance Manager, provides an overview of the legal obligations for agreeing to serve on a nonprofit’s board. Glen specializes in audits of nonprofit organizations, family-owned businesses, and employee benefit plans and has more than 10 years of experience in public accounting. When agreeing to serve on the board of a [...]

Performance Measurement: Average Board Member Gift

By |2018-06-19T08:10:25+00:00June 26th, 2018|Board, Donation, Gifts, Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Tips|

Dan Montgomery, CPA, provides this week's session of the Performance Measurement video series on the topic of the Average Board Member Gift.