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Welcome to our Resources section, where you will find articles on accounting and finance for businesses and individuals, as well as resources to aid in business financial planning across a variety of industries we serve. Please contact us for personalized advice in accounting and finance. Maxwell Locke & Ritter is here to offer trusted guidance.



Planning early for retirement can help you invest and cut costs to bring the biggest returns. Develop a strategy to retire early with Maxwell Locke & Ritter.


Operating, investing or financing activity? It’s not always clear where transactions belong on your company’s statement of cash flows.


Merger and acquisition activity in many industries slowed during 2020 due to COVID-19. But analysts expect it to improve in 2021 as the country comes out of the pandemic. If you are considering buying or selling another business, it’s important to understand the tax implications.


Business owners may be able to save tax with home office deductions. If you’re working from home (like lots of people these days), you may qualify. Here’s a rundown of the rules.

Many companies are struggling to make their loan payments during the COVID-19 crisis. Debt restructuring could provide relief.

Saving for retirement can help make your future brighter. We outline some ways the SECURE Act may have an impact on your retirement savings.

The IRS announced on Wednesday that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021.

Most companies have cash in the bank, but the full amount may not be available for immediate use. Here’s how to report any restrictions on cash and cash equivalents.

The latest COVID-19-related stimulus bill, the American Rescue Plan Act includes some new provisions that should come as welcome news to many families and businesses. We offer an overview of some of the provisions that may affect you.

A number of tax-related limits that affect businesses are annually indexed for inflation, and many have increased for 2021. Here’s a rundown of those that may be important to you and your business.

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