Edward McWilliams

Leveraging Customer Reviews for Business Success

In the digital age, customer reviews play a pivotal role in shaping purchasing decisions and influencing a business’ reputation. These authentic and honest insights serve as the modern equivalent of word-of-mouth recommendations, making them crucial for local...

ATTENTION: NY IAS Payment Due by July 21

If your business paid New York State unemployment insurance (SUI) wages during the lookback period from October 1, 2022, to September 30, 2023, you should receive an Interest Assessment Surcharge (IAS) notice around June 21, 2024. Payments are due by July 21, 2024....

IRS Employee Retention Credit Moratorium still in effect; taxpayers left with limited options for relief

In September 2023 the IRS took the unprecedented step of placing a mortarium on Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC or ERTC) claims, citing what they felt were increasing and alarmingly high levels of claims that were improper to outright fraudulent.

IRS Releases Tax Brackets and Other Key Limits for 2024

On November 9, 2023 the IRS released the 2024 tax brackets, standard deduction and retirement account limits. As a result of the high inflation seen in 2023, brackets will increase by about 5.4% with similar increases seen in other limits.2024 Standard Deduction The...

IRS to Pause Employee Retention Credit (ERC) Claims – What’s Next for the IRS and for Employers?

As many have heard, on September 14, 2023 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has taken the unprecedented step of halting the processing of new claims for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) through at least December 31, 2023. The halt comes in response to a growing...

Demystifying the Corporate Transparency Act: A Guide for Businesses

In an era where corporate transparency and accountability are paramount, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) stands as a significant milestone in the United States’ efforts to combat money laundering, corruption, and illicit financial activities. Enacted in January...

Combating Payroll Tax Evasion and Workers’ Compensation Fraud in the Construction Industry

In recent times, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has sounded the alarm about an alarming rise in payroll tax evasion and workers' compensation fraud within the residential and commercial real estate construction sectors in the United States. This...

30 Years of Connecting with Cerini & Associates, LLP

Celebrate Cerini & Associates, LLP's 30th Anniversary with Ken Cerini, Founder & Managing Partner! Today, we celebrate a milestone: the 30th Anniversary of Cerini & Associates, LLP. From a humble garage start-up to a leading firm with seven partners and...

Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC) Updates

Enacted as part of the CARES Act in April 2020 and expanded as part of the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act, American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC or ERTC) has been a...

Cerini Connection: Artificial Intelligence and How to Leverage it

June 2023 Cerini Connection Topic: Artificial Intelligence and How to Leverage it Join Edward McWilliams and guest Paul Trapani of LISTnet for our monthly webinar series helping businesses and nonprofits! This discussion will answer: Is artificial intelligence really...
Leveraging Customer Reviews for Business Success

Leveraging Customer Reviews for Business Success

In the digital age, customer reviews play a pivotal role in shaping purchasing decisions and influencing a business’ reputation. These authentic and honest insights serve as the modern equivalent of word-of-mouth recommendations, making them crucial for local...

read more
ATTENTION: NY IAS Payment Due by July 21

ATTENTION: NY IAS Payment Due by July 21

If your business paid New York State unemployment insurance (SUI) wages during the lookback period from October 1, 2022, to September 30, 2023, you should receive an Interest Assessment Surcharge (IAS) notice around June 21, 2024. Payments are due by July 21, 2024....

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IRS Releases Tax Brackets and Other Key Limits for 2024

IRS Releases Tax Brackets and Other Key Limits for 2024

On November 9, 2023 the IRS released the 2024 tax brackets, standard deduction and retirement account limits. As a result of the high inflation seen in 2023, brackets will increase by about 5.4% with similar increases seen in other limits.2024 Standard Deduction The...

read more
30 Years of Connecting with Cerini & Associates, LLP

30 Years of Connecting with Cerini & Associates, LLP

Celebrate Cerini & Associates, LLP's 30th Anniversary with Ken Cerini, Founder & Managing Partner! Today, we celebrate a milestone: the 30th Anniversary of Cerini & Associates, LLP. From a humble garage start-up to a leading firm with seven partners and...

read more
Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC) Updates

Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC) Updates

Enacted as part of the CARES Act in April 2020 and expanded as part of the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act, American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC or ERTC) has been a...

read more