Year-End Tax Planning

Since 2017, MBE CPAs has been a proud member of RSM US Alliance, a premier affiliation of independent accounting and consulting firms in the United States.  RSM US Alliance provides our firm with access to resources of RSM US LLP, the leading provider of audit, tax...

Final Overtime Rule Update

Department of Labor announced the final overtime rules that go into effect on January 1st, 2020. Learn more from our subsidiary Workforce Solutions.

Kali Burmester of MBE CPAs Earns CPA Credential

MBE CPAs announced today that Kali Burmester has passed the Uniform CPA Exam, becoming a Certified Public Accountant in Wisconsin. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) administers the CPA examination to ensure only qualified individuals...

Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) eliminated many business deductions, but it didn’t touch the research and development (R&D) tax credit, which was made permanent with the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act).

Although many businesses meet the qualifying criteria, small and midsize businesses often don’t realize they can take advantage of this potentially lucrative dollar-for-dollar credit. Most businesses that design, develop or improve products, processes, techniques, formulas, inventions or software, however, can claim the credit. With some exceptions, like advertising and quality control expenses, R&D expenses are deductible to qualifying businesses.