Redpath Insights

Not Sure You Can Claim the R&D Tax Credit? Think Again

June 4, 2021 - If your company does any research and development (R&D), the R&D tax credit can minimize your tax liability. But it's not just for manufacturers and engineers. In fact, you probably do more qualifying R&D work than you think,...

MN Legislature: PPP and Unemployment Benefits May Be Excluded From MN Taxes

May 20, 2021 - Minnesota State leaders in the Legislature and Governor Tim Walz have announced their intent to allow both $10,200 of unemployment benefits and all proceeds from forgiven PPP loan applications to be excluded from income in...

SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications Opening

April 30, 2021 - The Small Business Administration has announced that the Restaurant Revitalization Fund will open for registration by qualifying restaurants on April 30 at 9 am EST, with these same restaurants able to submit applications...

Individual Aspects of the American Rescue Plan

March 26, 2021 - The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 included many provisions affecting businesses, pensions, payroll, and individuals. Below are some of the provisions affecting individuals.

Should You Buy Down to Offset MN's 2021 Unemployment Insurance Tax Assessment?

March 23, 2021 โ€“ Minnesota employers are accustomed to receiving their unemployment insurance (UI) tax rate notices in December notifying them of their unemployment tax rate for the coming year. This early notice generally allows employers time...

IRS Extends 2021 Individual Tax Deadline to May 17

March 17, 2021 โ€“ Acknowledging pressure from both Congress and tax and accounting groups, the IRS announced today that it plans to extend this yearโ€™s tax deadline from April 15 to May 17. While the IRS has not yet provided formal guidance, the...

Additional Stimulus Bill โ€“ Business and Individual Incentives

March 10, 2021 - The House of Representatives has passed another stimulus bill (the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021) which was recently passed by the Senate. The bill now goes to the President who is expected to sign the legislation.

What to Do if You Have Economic Nexus in Another State

February 19, 2021 - If your company does business in states outside of your primary location, you may already know that you're required to collect and remit sales tax there. After Wayfair vs. South Dakota, a 2018 Supreme Court ruling, most states...

Why You Need to File a Gift Return, Even for Non-Taxable Gifts

February 9, 2021 - Gifting is a rewarding and smart way to pass assets to your family, friends, or favorite causes. If done correctly and as part of an overall gifting strategy, you can direct your wealth to those you want to benefit and avoid...

New Law Makes Big Changes to the Employee Retention Credit

January 7, 2021 โ€“ Most of the excitement from the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) came from clarity on the deductibility of PPP expenses and the additional stimulus checks. However, Congress also passed a very favorable extension and...