August 30, 2018 News Alert- New York State Minimum Wage Reimbursement Credit
To help businesses offset the differential between New York State (NYS) and Federal minimum wages rates, NYS has established the Minimum Wage Reimbursement Credit.
Aug 29, 2018 - Paul Kiniry, CPA, Partner 1931 - 2018
It is with great sadness we inform you of the passing of Paul Kiniry, CPA, our colleague, partner, and friend.
Aug 8, 2018 News Alert - Beware of Solicitation Regarding NYS Biennial Statement
We want to draw your attention to an unwanted solicitation your business may receive, regarding the NYS Biennial Statement
July 25, 2018 News Alert - Supreme Court Overturns "Physical Presence" Standard for Sales Tax Nexus
Recently, the Supreme Court issued a shocking 5-4 decision in South Dakota vs. Wayfair, which overturned the "physical presence" standard for determining Sales Tax nexus. Nexus, also known as physical presence, is the determining factor of whether an out of state business selling products into a state is liable for collecting sales tax on sales into the state
May 16, 2018 News Alert - Tax Reform Update: Fiscal Year 2019 NYS Budget Bill
In early April, Governor Cuomo announced that New York lawmakers passed the $168.3 billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget. One of the most sizeable changes includes the creation of a new Employer Compensation Expense Tax ("ECET") system. The ECET is a direct response to the federal $10,000 limit on the deductibility of state and local taxes included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
April 4th 2018 - B&C Construction Services speaking at the 2018 North Country PTAC Matchmaker on 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Briefing
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was historic legislative change to our tax system. These changes will effect both Individuals and Businesses, and some provisions will affect the Construction Industry specifically. We will review what has changed to help prepare you for managing your business in 2018 and beyond. Please join us at the Hilton Inn, Watertown, NY, from 9:30 - 10:30 for this presentation, and participate in the PTAC Matchmaker at the same time!
March 1, 2018 - B&C Financial Services Seminar
Join us at our B&C Financial Planning breakfast seminar at the Century Club in Syracuse on Thursday, March 1st. We will discuss investment planning considerations in an uncertain market and common risks to your financial plan. This event is free to attend!
January 30, 2018 - 2018 Not-for-Profit Industry Conference
Thank you to everyone who joined us at our Not-For-Profit Industry Conference, especially our guest speakers Bob Gorman, CEO of the United Way of NNY, and Megan Kendall, Attorney at Conboy, McKay, Bachman & Kendall, LLP. Unable to attend? Download a copy of the presentation.
January 25, 2018 - 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act Webinar - Tax Reform Briefing Video
With the recent passing of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs act, Bowers & Company CPAs hosted a few tax reform webinars throughout the month of January. We covered the changes and impacts for both individuals and businesses. Unable to attend? View the video below!
January 8, 2018 - 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act Seminar - Presentation Request
Our tax reform breakfast briefings were a success! If you’d like a copy of the presentation materials, they can be requested below.