Tax Summation for 2018

At the recent 2018 Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Live Seminar in Baltimore, several tax experts gave a presentation on the changes in the tax laws and how that will affect companies in the upcoming year and beyond.

This special tax informational program was constructed to aid those in specific industries to further analyze this new law, then consult with their accounting and or legal advisors for further determination and implementation as suits their specific circumstances and needs. Their contact information is listed below and elsewhere in this overview.

The information contained herein responds to sweeping changes, methods by which to simplify the law and adapt it to many opportunities for change.

The tax experts who presented this program have spent significant time analyzing and researching the operational models of those who engage in marketing, selling, installing products and providing services – in the home improvement industry. The dissection on the contents of this bill, its benefits and the caution in its use are an immense value to this industry. This review and its content represents an opportunity for large and small companies, their owners, managers, CFOs and accountants to review aspects of this law in preparation for this forthcoming tax year.

The information is based on opinions of current status, which is or may be subject to change (regulations).

Now, we present the PowerPoint slides from their presentation.

Carolyn Quill is a principal in the firm’s tax practice. 

Carolyn has more than 25 years of public accounting experience, working with large and small multi-state and closely held businesses, their owners and executives, as well as extensive involvement in individual and partnership taxation and planning.  Carolyn’s experience includes working with trusts and estates, compensation and retirement planning.

Carolyn works closely with clients interpreting the new and often complex issues of tax compliance. Her recently highly successful seminar defining the newest tax law (tax cuts and Jobs Act – P.L. 115-97) enabled small, closely held businesses to revise their business and personal income strategies for 2018.

 

Carolyn has been a frequent speaker and instructor to groups and associations on tax and other business-related issues.  She is the author of numerous tax articles. She is the Chair, of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs Tax Committee. 

Eric Fletcher is also a principal with Thompson Greenspon. He has more than 20 years of experience as a tax professional. Eric focuses on working with closely held businesses and their owners, especially family-run enterprises. He serves many clients in the construction, real estate, and professional services industries. His expertise includes all aspects of tax and business planning including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, succession and estate planning, capital budgeting and investment analysis. His experiences includes representation for IRS audits.

Eric recently participated in a series of seminars wherein he dealt with advice and opinions regarding the new tax laws, their effective use in small business and cautions regarding potential misuse.

He has authored many articles on tax and business planning for trade journals and business publications and is frequently called upon to present to professional groups and trade organizations.

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