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RSM Middle Market Business Index: March 2021

RSM Middle Market Business Index: March 2021

If there is one major takeaway from the March monthly survey, it is that middle market hiring and investment are set to accelerate.
IRS TE/GE division releases new compliance initiatives

IRS TE/GE division releases new compliance initiatives

Eight new initiatives, affecting exempt orgs, employee plans and tax-exempt bonds, added to IRS Compliance Programs and Priorities website.
Tax aspects of President Biden’s American Job’s Plan

Tax aspects of President Biden’s American Job’s Plan

Washington National Tax summarizes key tax aspects of President Biden’s American Jobs Plan and the Made in America Tax Plan.
Defense supply chain for government contractors is under microscope

Defense supply chain for government contractors is under microscope

Government contractors should be prepared to comply with new regulations after two executive orders early in the Biden administration.
3 underused technologies you can take advantage of today

3 underused technologies you can take advantage of today

Digital transformation doesn't always mean reinventing the wheel. See how three familiar technologies can give you a competitive edge.
Living and adapting with COVID-19

Living and adapting with COVID-19

Governments and businesses—including the middle market firms that constitute the real economy—will face new challenges.
The Real Economy: Volume 76

The Real Economy: Volume 76

We examine inflation from several angles: What to expect, how inflation has behaved historically, the impact of fiscal stimulus, and more.
Making sense of inflation: Learnings from post-recession recoveries

Making sense of inflation: Learnings from post-recession recoveries

We anticipate the relative stability and moderate growth that characterized the decade long recovery from the Great Recession.
The outlook for inflation in the economy: Don’t believe the hype

The outlook for inflation in the economy: Don’t believe the hype

Current monetary policy is well-positioned to support the reflation of the domestic economy and a return to full economic potential in 2021.
The IRS provides further guidance on the Employee Retention Tax Credit

The IRS provides further guidance on the Employee Retention Tax Credit

The Relief Act made changes on how the Employee Retention Tax Credit works during the first two quarters of 2021.
State tax law changes for the first quarter of 2021

State tax law changes for the first quarter of 2021

A summary of important updates for determining deferred tax provision under ASC 740 for the quarter ending March 31, 2021.
Pitfalls and opportunities in distressed real estate investing

Pitfalls and opportunities in distressed real estate investing

Investors need to slow down enough to get their arms around the potential tax ramifications of any real estate acquisition.
Understanding the makings of a $2 trillion infrastructure project

Understanding the makings of a $2 trillion infrastructure project

A project that modernizes the national infrastructure means increased jobs, productivity and growth, leading to better living standards.
Court denies company’s claim for refund of alternative fuel payments

Court denies company’s claim for refund of alternative fuel payments

Claimants not entitled to alternative fuel credit after IRS found activity did not qualify, despite issuance of IRS 637 registration.
ASC 740: Q1 2021 Provision Considerations

ASC 740: Q1 2021 Provision Considerations

A roundup of recent tax law changes and other income tax provision considerations for the first quarter of 2021.