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Start-up Costs Defined for Book (GAAP) vs. Tax, with Examples

September 28, 2016

Mike Santo recently presented at a webinar discussing start-up costs. Most new business owners, or those looking to expand, want to categorize expenses in the most beneficial manner for tax purposes. However, the rules for defining start-up costs can often be confusing. In order to maximize tax savings, it is important to understand the differences between these costs, how they should be accounted for and their tax implications. Read Mike's highlights from his presentation here.

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Maine's Pine Tree Development Zone Credit

August 31, 2016

A summary of Maine's Pine Tree Development Zones program and the related tax incentives. For more information contact our Tax team or visit our tax services webpage, links in article.

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Potential Pitfalls of Debt Issuances and Exchanges

August 3, 2016

This article discusses the potential tax pitfalls involved with debt issuances and exchanges, including those related to debt-attached warrants in a corporate deal context, potential gain or COD income recognition in connection with debt exchanges, and debt/equity concerns in an international context.

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