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09.25.23

2023 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers

Articles
Business Owners
Business Tax

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2023. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may...

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09.19.23

IRS suspends processing of ERTC claims

Articles
Business Owners
Business Tax

In the face of a flood of illegitimate claims for the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), the IRS has imposed an immediate moratorium through at least the end of 2023...

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09.14.23
Cory M. Parnell, CPA

Electronic Filing of IRS Form 8300: A Comprehensive Overview

Blog
Cannabis
Business Tax

In an ever-increasing digital world, the IRS continues transitioning its operations toward more efficient and secure methods. As a recent step in this direction, the IRS announced that starting January...

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09.06.23

Moving Cannabis to Schedule III Would Be a Game-Changing Win for Common Sense (Op-Ed)

Blog
Cannabis
Advisory

It is exciting to consider the possibility that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) may follow the U.S. Department of Health and Human Serivces’s (HHS) recommendation to reclassify cannabis from a...

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08.18.23
Calvin P. Shannon, CPA, CVA

The Relationship between Section 471(c) & Section 280E in the Cannabis Industry

Blog
Cannabis
Business Tax

The evolving landscape of the cannabis industry in the United States has led to numerous legal and financial challenges. A critical issue that requires close attention is the interaction between...

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08.17.23
John Barghini, CPA, MBT

Asset Sale vs. Stock Sale When Selling a Business

Blog
Business Owners
Advisory
Business Tax
Individual Tax & Planning

The life of a business owner is often defined by competition. Competing for customers, talent, brand recognition and more are second nature. Selling a business also involves competition in the...

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08.15.23

Boeckermann Grafstrom & Mayer Voted a Minnesota’s Best 2023 Winner

News

Boeckermann Grafstrom & Mayer (BGM) is proud to announce that we have been voted a Minnesota’s Best 2023 winner! BGM is recognized as a bronze winner in the Accounting Firm...

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08.08.23
Cory M. Parnell, CPA

Managing Law Firm Finances with BGM’s Outsourced Accounting Services Group: Cash Flow and Partner Taxable Income

Blog
Law Firms
Outsourced Accounting

Law firms are unique businesses with their own set of financial challenges. Among these challenges, managing cash flow and determining taxable income for each partner rank highly. Addressing these issues...

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08.08.23
Cory M. Parnell, CPA

Legalization of Recreational Cannabis in Minnesota as of August 1, 2023

Blog
Cannabis
Advisory

The Land of 10,000 Lakes has officially joined the growing list of states that legalized recreational cannabis. With Minnesota’s legalization now in effect as of August 1, 2023, a new...

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07.31.23
Jon T. Meyer, CFP®

Planning for Success Is Harder (Than Planning for Regret)

Newsletter
Business Owners
Wealth Management
Advisory

Life just flies by. One minute we are scolding a five-year-old, and the next we are attending their college graduation. One minute we are the perfect weight, and 10 years...

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07.31.23

Attention Business Owners: It’s Time for a Review of Your Company Retirement Plan

Newsletter
Business Owners
Retirement 401k

As a fellow business owner, I know that the summer months present an excellent opportunity to assess our company’s progress and explore new ventures. One project I encourage all our...

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07.31.23
John Barghini, CPA, MBT

New Minnesota Law Changes: The Property Tax Refund for Homeowners and Renters

Newsletter
Families
Individual Tax & Planning

Minnesota recently passed a new tax law in May, bringing about changes and increased benefits to the property tax refund for homeowners and renters. Currently, Minnesota provides a refundable tax...

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07.28.23

Boeckermann Grafstrom & Mayer Ranks #133 Among Top 200 Accounting Firms by INSIDE Public Accounting

News

Boeckermann Grafstrom & Mayer (BGM) is pleased to announce that the firm has been named a 2023 “IPA 200 Firm” by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA). This year, BGM moved up...

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07.20.23

Minnesota CLE – 2023 Cannabis Law Conference

Event
Cannabis

Learn How Cannabis Legalization Will Impact: Personal Use and Consumption Employment Housing Criminal law Gain an Understanding of 4 Key Aspects of the Business of Cannabis: How to Set Up...

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07.19.23
Calvin P. Shannon, CPA, CVA

The Critical Distinctions: CFO vs. Controller in the Cannabis Industry

Blog
Cannabis
Outsourced Accounting

The evolving nature of the cannabis industry presents unique challenges and opportunities for businesses operating in this space. This rapidly growing industry demands effective financial management, making the roles of...

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