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Seven tax strategies that save small businesses money

Posted on September 22nd, 2021
Seven tax strategies that save small businesses money

Taxes are a constant for any business. They come due every year, whether you have a  profitable year or are in times of economic downturn. Planning for your taxes is an important business function, as it allows you to make decisions throughout the year to maximize your tax deductions and save your business on taxes.   Businesses often encounter multiple types… Read More »


Don’t overlook the Employee Retention Credit

Posted on September 22nd, 2021
Don’t overlook the Employee Retention Credit

Note: We are closely monitoring H.R. 3684, known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The Senate has approved the infrastructure bill and now goes to the House of Representatives for consideration as of the publication. The infrastructure bill would terminate the employee retention credit early, making wages paid after September 30, 2021, ineligible for the… Read More »


Implementing the new lease accounting standards for private construction firms

Posted on August 13th, 2021
Implementing the new lease accounting standards for private construction firms

During the uncertainty of the pandemic in 2020, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) granted a temporary reprieve for private companies, delaying their deadline for implementing new lease accounting practices. If your construction firm is privately held and hasn’t yet adjusted how you report leases on your financial reporting documents, keep reading for more information… Read More »


How better job costing is the key to unlocking greater profitability for your construction firm

Posted on August 13th, 2021
How better job costing is the key to unlocking greater profitability for your construction firm

Job costing is the backbone of any construction project’s profitability, and how well you manage this process can make or break the bank on a project. However, construction companies often struggle to properly job cost and manage this area due to the unique nature of the industry. Material, work, and labor can all combine to… Read More »


Payroll fraud challenges in a remote work environment

Posted on July 29th, 2021
Payroll fraud challenges in a remote work environment

Remote work has been a hot topic for the past several years. Since workplaces were strongly encouraged to allow non-essential employees to work from home in 2020, remote work has become an even bigger discussion. As regulations allow companies to bring employees back into the office, many are asking if remote work is a viable… Read More »


Understanding business meal and entertainment deduction rules

Posted on July 29th, 2021
Understanding business meal and entertainment deduction rules

The last few years have afforded quite a few changes in how the IRS allows businesses to handle meal and entertainment costs in relation to their taxes. The 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) eliminated deductions for most business-related entertainment expenses. Since the pandemic, the IRS has temporarily changed the tax-deductible amount allowed for… Read More »


PAUL DAVISON NAMED PARTNER

Posted on July 21st, 2021
PAUL DAVISON NAMED PARTNER

Fresno, California – July 1, 2021 — Malcolm Dedekian, Managing Partner of Dedekian, George, Small & Markarian Accountancy Corporation, is pleased to announce the promotion to partner of Paul Davison effective July 1, 2021.  Mr. Dedekian noted the significant contributions Paul has made as a staff accountant, senior accountant, supervisor, and manager at the firm. Paul has worked for the firm for more than 14 years; his election to partnership reflects his dedication to providing the tradition of service, technical… Read More »


Implementing the new lease accounting standards for private construction firms

Posted on June 25th, 2021
Implementing the new lease accounting standards for private construction firms

During the uncertainty of the pandemic in 2020, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) granted a temporary reprieve for private companies, delaying their deadline for implementing new lease accounting practices. If your construction firm is privately held and hasn’t yet adjusted how you report leases on your financial reporting documents, keep reading for more information… Read More »


Understanding business meal and entertainment deduction rules

Posted on June 23rd, 2021
Understanding business meal and entertainment deduction rules

The last few years have afforded quite a few changes in how the IRS allows businesses to handle meal and entertainment costs in relation to their taxes. The 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) eliminated deductions for most business-related entertainment expenses. Since the pandemic, the IRS has temporarily changed the tax-deductible amount allowed for… Read More »


Minimize the cash flow stress for your construction business

Posted on June 23rd, 2021
Minimize the cash flow stress for your construction business

Have you ever started a project, only to realize that you’re short cash to pay for the supplies until your last project pays out? Or, you’re having to move funds from your personal account to cover payroll until the contract money comes in? Effectively managing cash flow is an important part of any business –… Read More »


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