New Tax Law Bolsters Credit for Ohio Business Investors

On June 30, Ohio legislature passed a budget bill which was signed into law by Governor John Kasich

The bill is broad in scope with numerous changes in the tax law.  One provision in particular could have an important impact on the personal returns of business owners.

What does this mean for you?The law provides a new tax deduction on 2013 Ohio personal income tax returns for 50% of the taxpayer's Ohio small business investor income.  The deduction is limited to $125,000 or $62,500 for each...

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Skoda Minotti Completes Merger With Tampa-based Dowell & Perez

CLEVELAND--()--With its second Tampa-area merger in less than a year, Skoda Minotti has merged with Dowell & Perez, P.A., positioning Tampa as its second-largest business market in the country. Specific terms of the deal were not disclosed. In July 2012, Ohio-headquartered Skoda Minotti merged with Tampa CPA firm Baumann, Raymondo & Co.

“Good things are happening in Tampa, and we are excited to join Skoda Minotti,” says Dan Dowell, CPA, former Dowell & Perez president and now...

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Your Online Sales Tax Bill: What it May Mean For Your Next Amazon Purchase

On May 6th, 2013, the U.S. Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013, by a vote of 69-27.  This bill would grant states the authority to require that out of state remote sellers collect sales tax on sales made to customers in the state.  The bill now moves to the U.S. House of Representative for their consideration.

The bill has received much support, from large store retailers such as Wal-Mart and Target, and even from online retailers Amazon.com and Buy.com, as well as from many state...

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Special Delivery: May 2013

This month's Special Delivery includes:

 

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Tax Advisory Insights: March 2013

This month's Tax Advisory Insights includes the following:

Municipal Tax Reform Ohio House Bill 5, which would establish uniform municipal income tax rules, was introduced on January 30, 2013. Tax Principal, Amy J. Gibson, CPA, was recently interviewed by the Plain Dealer for an article on this...

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Free Offer Friday: 2013 Tax Updates - The American Taxpayer Relief Act & The Fiscal Cliff

This past January, we kicked off our Skoda Minotti Speakers Series in Cleveland and Tampa discussing the 2013 Tax Updates - The American Taxpayer Relief Act & The Fiscal Cliff.  Topics discussed included:

  • Business Tax Changes for 2013
  • Personal Tax Changes for 2013
  • Planning for the 3.8% Medicare Tax

Click here for your free copy of the presentation which was delivered by Michael Minotti, CPA and Partner.

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Our March presentation will feature John Kallmeyer, Director of Visual Marketing...

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Skoda Minotti Technology Partners Announces Three New Hires

February 15, 2013 – Cleveland – Skoda Minotti Technology Partners is pleased to announce three new hires. 

Paul Tuttle – Tuttle joins the Technology Partners as business development director, bringing over 25 years of sales, marketing, consulting and development experience in both commercial and not-for-profit settings.  Tuttle has specialty training in the technology business development field, representing a wide spectrum of IT solutions from enterprise-wide VoIP, to mobile computing...

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Baumann, Raymondo & Company PA Changes Name to Skoda Minotti

January 31, 2013 – TAMPA – Baumann, Raymondo & Company PA, a 35-year-old CPA firm located in Tampa, Florida will now be known as Skoda Minotti, concluding the final steps to their September 2012 merger with the Northeast Ohio-based firm.

Following the merger, Skoda Minotti now has offices in Cleveland and Akron, Ohio and Tampa, Florida.

Baumann Raymondo was one of five firms that merged with Skoda Minotti in 2012.  Other mergers included CPA firms, Lomax, Soful & Foster of Akron and Gerald M....

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Skoda Minotti Employee Earns Certified Valuation Analyst Designation

January 17, 2013 – CLEVELAND – Skoda Minotti, a CPA business and financial advisory firm, is proud to announce that Joseph Yusz, CPA and  manager of business valuation and litigation advisory services, recently earned the Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA) designation, which allows him to perform business valuations as a service to both the consulting community and users of services.

The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

The National Association of Certified...

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Sales and Use Tax: How Does it Work for In-State and Out-of-State Purchases?

Today’s society has come to enjoy many luxuries such as being able to purchase anything online with just the click of a mouse.  Purchasers can now do all their holiday shopping at home and, thereby, avoid the long lines and the hassle of going from store to store to find all the gifts on their lists.   When making these online purchases, purchasers often do not consider their state’s tax requirements.  In fact, many purchasers prefer buying items from out-of-state merchants because it’s often...

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