How the 179D Deduction is Driving the Industry Forward
The industry is seeing a shift in priorities that construction firms can capitalize on through government incentives—namely the Energy-Efficient Commercial Building Deduction (better known as Section 179D of the tax code).
Is Philanthropy-Based Financing Our Future?
Could a mammoth fundraising push enable independent schools to lower tuition?
Jim has been in the public accounting industry for over 16 years and has been with Brown Edwards for 10 years. He is an assurance partner based in our Harrisonburg office and he specializes in working with employee benefit plans and not-for-profit organizations, including foundations, healthcare entities, community action agencies, and other social service organizations. …
Two Myths About the Bank Insurance Marketplace
ABA Banking Journal, the American Bankers Association’s flagship magazine, provides insights on critical business and policy challenges and trends to help banking leaders succeed in the competitive financial services market.
What Causes the Failure of a Business
Revenue is booming, and times are swell for many construction organizations. What could possibly go wrong? Many leaders in the industry believe that the most challenging aspect businesses face currently is the availability of personnel. However, this cycle has played out several times before, and the conclusion is always the same: Undisciplined management and a lack of good strategy lead to failure.
IRS Allows 401(k) Match for Student Loan Repayments
An IRS ruling may encourage more employers to provide a student loan repayment program that matches an employee's loan payments with special employer 401(k) contributions.