What a Democratic Sweep Might Mean for Estate Taxes

If the Democrats end up controlling the House, Senate, and White House,  the following estate tax changes might occur. The current federal estate tax rate is 40%, imposed on assets above the estate exemption.  The estate (and gift) tax exemption is $11.5M per taxpayer (which means $23M for a married couple, with portability between spouses […]
October 26, 2020

Preparing For An Exit: What CEOs and CFOs Need to Know

In today’s competitive M&A environment, successful exits require advance planning and diligent execution. A well-thought-out M&A strategy will enhance your company’s strengths, address weaknesses, and anticipate the expectations of strategic and financial buyers—all of which will contribute to the likelihood of a successful sale. Our panel of experts discussed the essential roles CEOs and CFOs […]
October 23, 2020

Thriving in the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Consolidation World

Download the presentation slides.  On October 1, 2019, GSA released its highly anticipated Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) solicitation. MAS consolidated and streamlined the legacy 24 Schedules into a single-vehicle for commercial products, services, and solutions – creating a new world of opportunities for contractors and agencies. In this webinar, you will learn how to ensure […]
October 23, 2020

Robotic Process Automation for Nonprofits

Efficiency and cost-effectiveness are key to realizing nonprofit organizations’ missions. With modern technology, these key goals can be achieved through the use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). RPA is a form of software that uses bots to automate repetitive processes. Each task that is taken over by RPA uses a bot. This allows for customization […]
October 14, 2020

Katelyn Brigham

Katelyn Brigham, CPA,  is an associate in Aronson’s Assurance Services Group.
October 13, 2020
  • By:
  • mouttarac

Brian Payne

Brian Payne, CPA, CFE, is a Manager is Aronson’s Tax Services Group. With over 8 years of experience, Brian brings his expertise in business tax to serve a variety of clients across different industries including real estate, manufacturing, and hospitality. Additionally, Brian oversees associates in tax-related engagements. Prior to joining Aronson, Brian served as a […]
October 7, 2020
  • By:
  • mouttarac

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Debt Modifications

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is an ongoing, pandemic disease which the World Health Organization (WHO) first declared as an outbreak that was a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on January 30, 2020 and then classified as a pandemic in March 2020.  As the health and human toll continue to develop, the economic destruction is already significant and represents the […]

Government Receives High Scorecard for SBA Contracting Goal

The Small Business Administration (SBA) FY 2019 Scorecard Summary shows the Federal government exceeded their small business contracting goal of 23 percent, awarding 26.5 percent (nearly $133 billion) of federal contract dollars to small businesses consisting of: small disadvantaged business (10.29 percent), women-owned small business (5.19 percent), and for service-disabled veteran-owned small business (4.39 percent). This […]
October 6, 2020

Mark Robins to Lead “Nonprofit Accounting for Contributions and Pledges” Webinar

Calling all nonprofits! Learn how to stay compliant when accounting for contributions and how to overcome its unique challenges. Accounting for contributions under GAAP can be challenging and keeping up with changes in accounting standards, while performing your daily responsibilities, can add to that challenge. This topic will help you understand the differences between contributions […]
October 2, 2020

The Most Effective Mechanism to Increase Valuations and Expedite the Sales Process is Anticipatory Sell-Side Diligence

When you are ready to sell your business, the two events you want to avoid are unexpected/unreasonable reductions in the valuation and delays to the transaction process. These are deal killers. Anticipatory sell-side due diligence is the process by which a seller takes a critical look at their operating results and assesses the valuation metrics, […]
October 2, 2020

Aronson Foundation – Charity of the Month: American Cancer Society / Making Strides Against Breast Cancer D.C.

Our October’s Charity of the Month is the American Cancer Society / Making Strides Against Breast Cancer – D.C. The American Cancer Society started Making Strides walks to unite communities in the fight against this deadly disease. Today, Making Strides is the largest network of breast cancer events in the nation, hosting walks, fundraising for […]
October 1, 2020

UPDATE to the Draft RFP for CIO-SP4!

The Self Scoring Sheet has been updated on September 25, 2020.   There were not many changes however, a few are worth noting!  They are: Evaluation Factor 2 – Relevant Corporate Experience – In order to receive the minimum points for SB, 8A, HUBZone, SDVOSB, and WOSB or all other Small Business Types the revenue example now […]
September 30, 2020