What is the Four-Part Test?

What is the Four-Part Test?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit represents an opportunity for many businesses to open the door to additional tax savings. Unfortunately, businesses have developed misconceptions about the credit including qualification,...
ERISA Plan Administration – New Remote Options

ERISA Plan Administration – New Remote Options

Reading Time: 3 minutes The impact of COVID-19 containment efforts has left many Dallas and Houston businesses relying on technology to manage employees, connect with vendors/suppliers, and generate new opportunities with customers. The use of platforms such as Zoom,...
PPP Loan Program Extended

PPP Loan Program Extended

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Saturday, July 4th, as Americans celebrated Independence Day, President Trump signed a five-week extension of the Paycheck Protection Program into law. The extension was approved by the Senate Tuesday evening, just hours after the deadline...
AGC COVID-19 Survey Uncovers Rising Project Cancellations

AGC COVID-19 Survey Uncovers Rising Project Cancellations

Reading Time: 3 minutes The arrival of COVID-19 created new and unanticipated circumstances for individuals and businesses. The announcement of stay at home orders and forced business closures led to changes that have had a devastating impact on the Texas economy....
What is Your Ransomware Response Plan?

What is Your Ransomware Response Plan?

Reading Time: 5 minutes How much are you willing to pay to get your data back from a ransomware attack? Did you know the average cost for a company to ‘recover’ from a ransomware attack is over $84,000? Keep in mind this average was prior to the global pandemic which...
Global Tax Planning in the Post-COVID 19 Economy

Global Tax Planning in the Post-COVID 19 Economy

Reading Time: 3 minutes The global pandemic known as COVID-19 will undoubtedly continue to reverberate throughout the world economy.  As businesses struggle to regain some modicum of normality, questions about business planning will naturally make themselves obvious. ...
Strategies for Effective Vendor Management

Strategies for Effective Vendor Management

Reading Time: 6 minutes Managing your vendors can be a time-consuming process. Some larger organizations employ FTEs dedicated solely to vendor oversight and management; others may engage a third-party to execute this function on the organization’s behalf. No matter...
DOL Adopted Additional Safe Harbor for Plan Administrators

DOL Adopted Additional Safe Harbor for Plan Administrators

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the end of May, the US Department of Labor (DOL) adopted a new and additional safe harbor allowing plan administrators to use electronic media, as a default, to furnish covered documents to participants and beneficiaries.  The adoption...