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Walker Gann and Joe Alcaraz promoted to Senior Accountant

Dent Moses is proud to announce that Walker Gann and Joe Alcaraz have been promoted to Senior Accountant. Walker Gann joined what is now Dent Moses in 2015 where he works on assurance engagements, tax services, and consulting for a variety of industries including government entities, not-for-profits, and closely held businesses. Gann received his bachelor’s…
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Dent Moses Partner and Manager Honored by UAB Collat School of Business and Birmingham Business Journal

Dent Moses Managing Partner, Mike Baker was named 2019 Accounting Alumnus of the Year, while Manager, Jessica Bou Akar was recognized as the 2019 Accounting Young Alumnus of the Year by the University of Alabama Collat School of Business. This is the first year the Accounting Young Alumnus award was presented making  Bou Akar the…
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Don’t Sell Yourself Short

Now is the time to review your buy-sell agreement and related provisions. If you are a business owner and have not recently reviewed your buy-sell agreement, now is the time. In fact, it’s probably past time. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the importance of keeping what should be a “living document” alive and well…
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Rental Real Estate Safe Harbor for QBI Deduction

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, or “TCJA” added a new tax deduction for business owners. It permits individuals, estates, and trusts to deduct up to 20% of their “qualified business income.” You may have heard a lot of talk in the news about a new deduction for “pass-through” income, but it’s actually available for…
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Depreciation-related breaks on business real estate: What you need to know when you file your 2018 return

Commercial buildings and improvements generally are depreciated over 39 years, which essentially means you can deduct a portion of the cost every year over the depreciation period. (Land isn’t depreciable.) But special tax breaks that allow deductions to be taken more quickly are available for certain real estate investments. Some of these were enhanced by…
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Partnerships: New IRS Audit Rules Are Here

For partnerships, including limited liability companies taxed as partnerships, the new audit rules are a game changer. The rules apply to returns for partnership tax years that begin after December 31, 2017, including amended returns. The changes aren’t merely procedural; they substantially alter the taxation of partnerships, effectively imposing entity-level taxes on partnerships. If you…
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