Accounting & Finance Articles

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.



Getting a divorce can be distressing. You don’t want to make matters worse by making decisions that will cost you more in taxes. Here are four issues to consider if you’re in the midst of getting a divorce.

We want to review some of the important 2020 tax changes and how it affects investors and estate/gift planning with you.

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $2 million and higher are subject to additional requirements to certify in good faith that the loan was needed.


Employees pay Social Security tax on their wages up to the current tax year’s “wage base.” The Social Security Administration just announced the base amount for 2021.

Entrepreneurs: Don’t ignore saving for retirement. Here are the basics of tax-favored plans to help build your nest egg.


Besides helping a worthy cause, your donations may qualify for a festive write-off on your 2020 tax return if you qualify. Here are five ways to boost your deduction for charitable contributions if you itemize.

As businesses are moving quickly to adjust to the current business landscape, security and compliance is often deprioritized. ML&R’s IT Security & Compliance Team can help you bridge the gap in security and compliance so you can keep your data safe, your regulators at bay, and your customers happy.

“Phishing” scams are cyberattacks are designed to hook unsuspecting victims into revealing sensitive information, but now there’s a new twist aimed largely at small businesses: Voice phishing scams (also known as “vishing” using social engineering).


Consider these seven significant federal tax breaks that are scheduled to expire at the end of 2020, unless Congress renews them.

Regardless of the size of your nonprofit institution, taxes can be a daunting task. Being prepared early in your operation will set you up for success during tax season or for IRS audits. These tax exemption tips for nonprofits will help keep you organized and knowledgeable about key ins-and-outs. They may even help you gain volunteers and track the funds you collect.

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