Tax for Private Businesses




HLB’s 2022 Global Business Leaders Survey Reveals the Rise of the Innovation Imperative

HLB International, the global advisory and accounting network, recently released its annual business leaders survey, which included nearly 600 participants from over 45 countries. The major theme for 2022 is the critical importance of innovation. Download PDF > Innovation vs. Execution Gaps The new report, entitled “Powering Your Innovation Engine,” revealed a greater confidence among […]




2022 Federal Tax Calendar

To help ensure you don’t miss any important 2022 deadlines, we’ve provided this federal tax calendar summarizing when various tax-related forms, payments, and other actions are due. California and other states generally follow the federal filing deadlines, with certain exceptions. Please contact your Seiler tax advisor if you have questions about the deadlines or would […]




Private Companies and NFPs:
6 Lease Accounting Steps to Take in 2022

As you may already know, in 2016 the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) changed the way companies need to account for their leases under U.S. GAAP. The updated standard, ASC 842, went into effect for public companies in 2019 and must be adopted by private companies and non-profit (NFP) organizations this year, with an effective […]




Cost-of-Living Adjustments Impact 2022 Tax Planning Strategies

The IRS recently issued its 2022 cost-of-living adjustments for more than 60 federal tax provisions. With an increase in inflation, statutory tax provisions that are indexed to the national cost-of-living have increased over 2021 amounts. As you consider 2022 tax planning strategies, be sure to take the new 2022 cost-of-living adjustments into account. Download PDF […]




The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: Tax Provisions to Know About

President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law on November 15, 2021. The legislation includes multiple tax-related provisions that may affect you or your business. Download PDF > The bulk of the IIJA, known informally as the “bipartisan infrastructure bill,” is directed toward massive investment in infrastructure projects across the country. […]




Tax Implications of Teleworking and Remote Working for Employers and Their Employees

As outbreaks of COVID-19 persist, many employers are continuing to encourage or require their employees to work from home (i.e., telework). Such remote working arrangements have tax implications that employers and employees will need to consider. Download PDF > One of the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a shift in the way […]




HLB International Releases 2021 Cybersecurity Report

HLB International recently released an in-depth report assessing the landscape of cyber risk amid the rise of remote and hybrid work. Download PDF > HLB International, the global advisory and accounting network, recently published a report entitled, “Threat or Opportunity: Assessing the Cyber-Risk Landscape in the Age of Hybrid Work.” The report surveyed 136 IT professionals […]




New California SALT Cap Workaround Signed into Law

Governor Gavin Newsom signed A.B. 150 on July 16, 2021, establishing a federal tax cap workaround for individual deductions allowed for state and local taxes (SALT). The option provided by A.B. 150 is available to qualifying S corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. Download PDF > SALT Cap Workaround Explained A.B. 150 offers a workaround […]




Make the Most of the Employee Retention Credit

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was created in March 2020 under the CARES Act to encourage employers to keep their workforces intact during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, both the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) have extended opportunities to use the ERC and expanded eligibility for it. But questions […]




American Rescue Plan Act Provides Sweeping Relief Measures for Eligible Families and Businesses

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) into law on March 11, 2021. The $1.9 trillion package is intended to provide far-reaching relief from the economic and other repercussions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to funding for testing, contact tracing, vaccinations, education, and state and local governments, the ARPA includes extensive […]