Simply Tax Talks

Simply Tax® Talks

The possibility of significant tax change is front and center as Congress continues work on a two-part legislative package that would advance much of President Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda. Join Simply Tax® host Damien Martin, BKD Trusted Advisors™ Yelena Bosovik and Tad Goodenbour, and industry guests for a new weekly livestream on YouTube. These lively discussions will cover the latest developments, thought-provoking insights, and strategies amid the uncertainty. A complete archive of the recordings of our live sessions is available below.

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Simply Tax Talks

December 14: A BBB Christmas

Here’s what’s covered:

  • What's the latest on BBB?
  • Tad's Take on the new SALT cap workarounds and the year-end planning environment
  • Considerations for choice of entity
  • Will we have a BBB Christmas?

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Simply Tax Talks

December 7: ERC Termination Guidance

Here’s what’s covered:

  • Tad’s take on the long-awaited ERC guidance
  • Retroactive effective dates in the House BBB
  • Estate planning amid uncertainty

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Simply Tax Talks

November 30: PPP & the BBB

Here’s what’s covered:

  • PPP-related considerations, trends & answers to top questions
  • Role of appropriations and the debt ceiling on the BBB
  • Slow week for the BBB

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Simply Tax Talks

November 23: PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidance

Here’s what’s covered:

  • Changes included in the House approved version of the BBB
  • Insights you need to know about the latest PPP loan forgiveness guidance (Rev. Proc. 2021-48 through 2021-50)
  • Predictions on timing of possible enactment of the BBB

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Simply Tax Talks

November 16: Crypto Reporting & the IIJA

Here’s what we covered:

  • Changes for information reporting for brokers and digital assets with Nik Fahrer
  • What the recently enacted IIJA means for the employee retention credit (ERC)
  • Latest on the BBB

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Simply Tax Talks

November 9: Year-end Uncertainty

Here’s what we covered:

  • What’s the latest on the bipartisan infrastructure bill
  • What’s next for the IIJA and the BBB
  • Changes to the tax-related provisions included in the latest version of the BBB
  • Approaching year-end planning given the uncertainty

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Simply Tax Talks

November 2: Updated House Framework

Here’s what we covered:

  • What’s in, what’s out, and what’s new with the updated framework from House Democrats
  • Provisions or pivots in the framework that were surprises
  • Predictions on when we might see the bipartisan infrastructure bill advance

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Simply Tax Talks

October 26: Opposition to Rate Increases

Here’s what we covered:

  • Opposition to increases in the corporate or top marginal individual income tax rate
  • The current target and timeline
  • Change to the employee retention credit under the bipartisan infrastructure bill

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Simply Tax Podcast®

Simply Tax® cuts through the static of the tax world and doesn’t waste your time by needlessly tossing around 10-dollar terms and citing code sections. Host Damien Martin has a knack for boiling down complex issues for business professionals who need a trusted advisor to help strengthen their tax mind.

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BKD's Tax Reform Resource Center

BKD’s tax professionals will continually provide up-to-date information on industry-specific tax reform.

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American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Tax Reform Resource Center

The AICPA Tax Reform Resource Center provides comprehensive coverage on tax reform. Featuring a repository of news, resources, videos, podcasts, learning and AICPA advocacy positions.

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Estate Planning

A well-crafted estate plan is made up of two interrelated parts—a plan for the passage of your assets and the documents that will put your plan into effect. BKD works with you and your legal counsel to develop a plan that considers the many aspects of your circumstances.

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