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Here’s a look at some of the more important elements of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that have an impact on individuals. Unless otherwise noted, the changes are effective for tax years beginning in 2018 through 2025.

Here’s an overview of some of the more important business tax changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Unless otherwise noted, the changes are effective for tax years beginning in 2018.

Here’s a look at some of the more important elements of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that have an impact on foreign taxation. In general, they are effective starting in 2018.

Here’s a look at some of the more important elements of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that have an impact on S corporations, partnerships, and pass-through income. In general, they are effective starting in 2018.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA, or Act) makes substantial changes to the Internal Revenue Code. In order to comply with certain budgetary constraints, the TCJA contains a “sunset,” or an expiration date, for many of its provisions. Accordingly, many of the TCJA provisions are temporary. Unless otherwise noted, the provisions discussed below are effective for tax years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017 and before Jan. 1, 2026. For calendar-year taxpayers (nearly all individuals), this means that the provisions are effective for 2018-2025.

Here’s a look at some of the more important elements of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that have an impact on tax-exempt organizations. In general, the provisions involved are effective starting in 2018.

Here’s a look at some of the more important changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that affect retirement plans. Except with regard to the disaster-related provisions (which contain special effective dates), the changes are effective for tax years beginning after 2017.

The standard financial due diligence process focuses on providing potential investors with an understanding of a company’s sustainable EBITDA, historical operating trends, working capital needs, and accounting policies and procedures.

However, access to the C-suite during fieldwork allows a financial diligence provider to gain valuable insight into other aspects of a company’s operations that may be just as important when evaluating a deal. In particular, financial diligence teams may uncover significant issues affecting post-acquisition integration and the investor’s ability to effectively monitor and effect change post-transaction.

In the context of mergers and acquisitions, potential investors get a level of assurance when the investment target is audited.  However, relying solely on the target’s audited financial statements when making an investment decision could be shortsighted.

Three new accounting changes will impact financial statements issued by accounting firms in the upcoming years. While we continually discuss these changes with our clients, we also want their lending institutions and investors to understand the effect these changes may have on their clients’ debt covenants, revenues, earnings and other information used to make funding decisions.