Announcement: New Firm Name and Logo

By | 2018-05-31T08:08:45+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Change, TD&T|

TD&T CPAs and Advisors, P.C. is eager to share some very exciting news; we are launching our new corporate logo and updating our firm name to “TDT CPAs and Advisors, P.C.” by removing the ampersand (&). The new logo and name change symbolize the continuous efforts of TDT to move forward as a firm in [...]

Tax Time with TD&T: UNICAP Exemptions Expanded

By | 2018-02-27T14:21:36+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Change, IRS, Manufacturing, TAX, Tax Reform|

In this episode of Tax Time with TD&T, Amie Kuntz shares a bit on the tax reform changes in regard to UNICAP. Amie is a Tax Manager in the TD&T West Des Moines Office spending her time working with closely-held companies throughout Iowa. In a quick summary, UNICAP is short for the Uniform Capitalization rules [...]

Tax Reform: What’s in it and How Will it Affect You?

By | 2018-02-27T14:19:54+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Change, Deductions, Preparation, TAX, Tax Reform|

On December 20th, 2017 Congress passed a sweeping overhaul of our tax code. The ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’ revises a significant portion of tax law that affects almost all taxpayers in some way. Below is a listing of a few significant tax provisions that will change. Please note that most of these changes take [...]

Performance Management: One Solution to Unlock Results

By | 2018-02-09T11:03:16+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Board, Change, Fundraising, Nonprofit|

“Measure what is measurable and make measurable what is not so.”  Galileo  “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.”  Peter   Envision the management team of a local nonprofit sitting down for their monthly meeting. The conversation goes something like this: Executive Director – “How did we do this month? What are the [...]

Tax Time With Amie: Tax Reform Moves On

By | 2018-02-27T14:20:30+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Change, Government, TAX, Tax Reform|

On Friday, December 15, the tax reform conference committee report was released, which gave detail on final proposed tax reform agreements.  I opened the over 1,000-page document around 3am Saturday morning in hopes of putting me back to sleep, but became more intrigued reading, then my husband got up an hour later to go fishing, [...]

Tax Time with Amie: Tax Reform Bill

By | 2018-02-27T14:20:38+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Budget, Change, Economy, Government, TAX, Tax Reform|

As you may have heard, Congressional Republicans did reach a deal on a final tax reform bill yesterday.  The House and Senate were to hold a conference committee meeting that included representatives from both sides to work through the differences between the two bills, creating one tax reform bill that would be voted on again [...]

Medicare Finalizes FY 2018 Payment and Policy Changes for Skilled Nursing Facilities

By | 2017-10-27T14:08:39+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Change, Healthcare, Medicare, Uncategorized|

 Joshua Buckingham, CPA and Principal at TD&T gives updates on changes in Medicare reimbursements for Skilled Nursing Facilities. On July 31, 2017 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a long-expected final rule explaining Medicare payment rates and quality programs for skilled nursing facilities (SNF) for the upcoming fiscal year, FY 2018. Among [...]

Start with Why?

By | 2017-07-10T16:38:28+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Advisory, Change, Leader, TD&T|

Has anyone ever asked you what your “why” is?  Why do you get up in the morning, why are you passionate about your hobbies or why do you love your career?  I had never really considered what my answer to these why questions were until recently.  I’ve always known that I loved business and accounting, [...]

Reasons to Have a Will

By | 2017-07-10T09:35:16+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Change, Estate Planning, Executor, Gifts, Long-Term Care, Trust|

Vicki Beckey, CPA, CFF, CSEP and head of TD&T’s estate department, provides some thoughts on understanding estate and gift tax issues Most people have probably heard advice from someone that they should have a will.  When pressed for reasons why, those giving the advice may have trouble coming up with something more than, “for tax [...]

Potential Tax Reform Expected in 2017

By | 2017-04-21T12:49:02+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Change, Government, TAX, Tax Services|

What can you expect regarding changes to the tax system in 2017? Amie Kuntz and Monica Sullivan of TD&T’s Tax Department provide some thoughts on what to look for from Congress and the Trump Administration this year. Many Americans have had tax reform on their minds. Both major Presidential candidates made tax reform part [...]