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Tax Law Under Trump

The new tax reform law, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, was signed by President Trump on December 22, 2017. It represents the most sweeping rewrite of federal tax code in more than 30 years. Visit our dedicated tax reform page to learn more about implications for you and your business.

Cybersecurity

Today, nearly all business and financial operations are technology-driven, making IT systems central to your organization’s sustainability. How can you ensure the security of those systems and protect both your sensitive corporate information and the personal information of your employees and customers?

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Combining technical expertise with our keen understanding of our clients' businesses, we offer knowledgeable commentary on a broad spectrum of accounting, tax, finance, and business operations issues.

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We review some of the year-end tax issues and considerations for companies in the technology, clean technology, life sciences, communications, and media industries.

Webcast
(Run time: 60:37) A Moss Adams webcast presented by Mark Steranka and Kim Koch.

Article
Accruing for clinical trials is one of the most important and challenging accounting tasks for life sciences companies—and over the last few years, they’ve become a target for increased audit and regulatory scrutiny. We look at what you need to document and how in this in this Insight.

Alert
California has finalized regulations surrounding a partial sales and use tax exemption for qualified purchases of tangible personal property used in manufacturing and R&D. Is your business eligible? We take a brief look at the details in this Alert.

Article
From the consequences of a free lunch to R&D credits, this update reviews the hot tax issues impacting companies in the technology, clean technology, life sciences, and communications and media industries.

Article
Do you struggle to achieve the kind of enrollment you’d like to see in your plan? You’re not alone. In this Insight we look at three strategies you can adopt to help boost employee participation.

Article
Homebuilders can take advantage of the “completed contract method” to defer paying taxes on income from projects until they’re substantially complete—even if the contracts are already paid in full. But what about land developers?

Article
The FASB’s new guidelines for revenue recognition introduce sweeping changes to current GAAP accounting rules. In this Insight we examine what the new rules could mean for software and technology companies.

Alert
Newly finalized IRS rules introduce new parameters that allow longevity annuities into 401(k)s, other similar employer-sponsored plans, and IRAs, creating an opportunity for participants to protect their income stream and better control their required minimum distributions. Details in this Alert.

Article
A new incentive designed to drive growth in the Golden State, this partial exemption went into effect July 1. Does your business qualify for its significant savings? In this Insight we look at the eligibility requirements and how you can benefit.

Article
The FASB’s new guidelines for revenue recognition introduce sweeping changes to current GAAP accounting rules. In this Insight we examine what the new rules could mean for life sciences companies.

Report
Newly public life sciences companies as well as those considering a future IPO can understand and learn from accounting issues that have been a focus of scrutiny by the SEC. In this special report we analyze SEC comment letter trends to help you prepare.

Article
In the second of a two-part series, we look at the personal, emotional side of transitioning ownership of your business—and planning for what’s next.

Article
It’s not enough for you simply to want to sell your company. You also need to proactively position your company for a sale. In the first of a two-part series, we look at the business side of transitioning ownership.

Press Release
SEATTLE, May 5, 2014 — The Moss Adams Foundation, the charitable arm of Moss Adams LLP, is announcing a cash contribution to North Counties Family Services and the American Red Cross in support of rescue and relief efforts for the devastating mudslide in Oso, Washington....

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Come April 15, certain higher income individuals will need to pay the new 3.8 percent net investment income tax (NIIT)—one of two taxes that took effect with the Affordable Care Act. In this Insight we take a closer look at the important provisions that could affect your tax planning.

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Campbell, Calif., December 4, 2013 — Moss Adams LLP, the largest accounting and business consulting firm headquartered on the West Coast and one of the largest in the nation, today announced it has named Eric Miles to lead its technology, communications and media group. ...

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Seattle, November 20, 2013 — Moss Adams LLP, the largest accounting and business consulting firm headquartered on the West Coast and one of the largest in the nation, announced that its former chairman and CEO, Rick Anderson, has been named the recipient of the American ...

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