The GBQ Manufacturing Minute is intended to provide insight and identify growth and development-oriented topics, trends and emerging issues for companies within the manufacturing and distribution industries.
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The GBQ Manufacturing Minute is intended to provide insight and identify growth and development-oriented topics, trends and emerging issues for companies within the manufacturing and distribution industries.

2017 Tax Reform: Trump Proposes Big Tax Cut For Businesses

In April, U.S. National Economic Director Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, on behalf of the Trump Administration, revealed “core principles” of the President’s tax reform plan. Many of the proposals were similar to those he made on the campaign trail, including a cut in the tax rate for businesses to 15%.

Click here to read the proposed tax cuts for business and individual taxpayers.

What’s In A (Trade) Name?

The trade name and trademark of a company are oftentimes its most recognizable assets. Indeed, it’s oftentimes hard to imagine a McDonald’s without the golden arches, a Nike without the “swoosh,” or Apple without, well, an apple. Trade names and trademarks can have far-reaching effects and can be a determining factor of income to your business.

Why Is Business Succession Planning So Important?

The reality is that ALL privately-owned companies eventually change hands. It’s just a matter of how and when. Having a succession plan in place significantly protects and increases the value of your business. Business succession planning is often overlooked because business owners are busy working in their business and not working on their business.

So what exactly is business succession planning?

You are cordially invited to join us for the following events:

  • ICS Security Incidents: What We Know So Far
    – August 15th - click here for details and registration.
  • Flirting with Disaster - IT Event
    – September 7th - click here for details and registration.
  • GBQuarterly: State and Local Tax Industry Update
    – September 20th - click here for details and registration.
  • Ownership Planning and Business Succession Seminar
    – September 27th - click here for details and registration.
  • GBQuarterly: Year-End Tax Update
    – December 6th - click here for details and registration.

OUR TEAM:

Jim Bechtel, CPA, CGMA
Assurance Director
jbechtel@gbq.com
614.947.5208

Ben Forquer, CPA, CGMA
Assurance Director
bforquer@gbq.com
614.947.5239

Mike Kozlowski, CPA
Assurance Director
mkozlowski@gbq.com
614.947.5256

Tim Schlotterer, CPA
Tax Director
tschlotterer@gbq.com
614.947.5296

Chris Dean, CPA
Tax Director
cdean@gbq.com
614.947.5232

Matt Stamp, JD, LLM
State & Local Tax Director
mstamp@gbq.com
614.947.5302

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