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Better tax break when applying the research credit against payroll taxes

The credit for increasing research activities is a valuable tax break for eligible businesses and has a feature that’s particularly favorable to eligible small businesses.

Q&A: What an accounting internship at Abdo is really like

To get a clearer picture of our internship program, we sat down with two 2024 interns to get their takes on it.

3 Reasons to review your city’s utility rates ASAP

Regardless of your city’s current situation, it’s critical to regularly analyze its future resources for capital projects. A utility rate analysis could help.

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We’ve consolidated links to go-to sources of truth, as well as helpful instructional videos. See more

Ensure your team is ready for ARPA reporting

In April, the US Treasury will open the portal for reporting on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) expenditures – ensure your team is getting ahead of the reporting process.

Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Resources

Beginning January 1, 2024 many organizations will be required to comply with the new Federal reporting requirement for Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI). We have resources available to help you understand the requirement and maintain compliance.

Minnesota Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act (ESSL) Takes Effect January 1, 2024

The Minnesota Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act (ESSL) will go into effect on January 1, 2024 and effects every employer in the state, regardless of the number of employees they have.

Tax Highlighter Blog

As leading tax experts, the team at Abdo wants to ensure you stay up to date on ever-changing tax laws, regulations, and news. Check back daily for our Tax Highlighter blog posts. See more

Minnesota House submits proposal for tax increases

With the current legislative session ending in May, the Minnesota House released a tax proposal that includes the creation of two tax increases that would impact high-income residents and corporations.

NFTs may be treated as collectibles for tax purposes

Do you own nonfungible tokens (NFTs)? If so, you need to know that the IRS intends to treat certain NFTs as collectibles for tax purposes.

2023 Foreign housing cost exclusions released

The IRS has issued the 2023 foreign housing cost exclusions, allowing citizens living abroad to elect to exclude the foreign earned income and housing cost amount from gross income (with limitations).

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Preparing for a Bond Rating Call

Whether you are an experienced finance director or have never presented at a bond rating call before, discover the knowledge and strategies to impress the rating agencies and secure a favorable bond rating for your city.

GASB Updates: How to prepare your organization

Webinar hosted Wednesday, November 8, 2023   |   11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
Join us for our upcoming webinar which will provide an overview of the new GASB standards and help you understand how they will impact your organization.

Harness the Transformative Powers of AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming businesses in this modern landscape. Join us to get firsthand insight on what every financial professional needs to know.

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Covid-19 Resources

The unforeseen effects of the pandemic have impacted how every organization operates. We’ve gathered recommended resources for keeping up with the ever-evolving situation.