The merger and acquisition market is picking up along with the performance of the manufacturing sector. If you’re planning to buy or sell soon, you’ll need to negotiate more than just the selling price.

The Senior Associate II will plan, perform, and deliver work independently with limited supervision on average-sized to large complex engagements. They should have a thorough understanding of banking laws and regulations with the ability to research issues and provide management with coherent information on non-routine, complex issues.

DALLAS-FORT WORTH, Texas (June 30, 2015) – Weaver, the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest, announces the promotions of the following professionals to partner: Sara Dempsey, assurance services; Rob Myatt, tax and strategic business services; Neha Patel, IT advisory services; Justin Reeves, tax and strategic business services; Mike Stein, risk advisory services and Chad Valentine, assurance services.

A potential downside of tax-deferred saving through a traditional retirement plan is that you’ll have to pay taxes when you make withdrawals at retirement. Roth plans, on the other hand, allow tax-free distributions; the tradeoff is that contributions to these plans don’t reduce your current-year taxable income.

One of the reforms from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank) that has yet to be implemented is a proposed rule requiring public companies to disclose the compensation paid to executives relative to the company’s stock market performance.

The Tax Manager will be responsible for performing technical review of complex tax returns and research. They will also provide feedback on performance of team members, and monitor overall engagement process.

Oil and gas companies involved in exploration and production (E&P) can use two different measures to evaluate their financial condition: EBITDAX or EBITDA.

Even though portability now allows married couples to use up both spouses’ estate tax exemptions without having to make lifetime asset transfers or set up trusts, this “easier” path isn’t necessarily the better path.

Congress first approved the “temporary” research tax credit in 1981, and it’s been renewed 17 times since, often retroactively to its prior expiration. On December 31, 2014, the research credit expired yet again.

The Tax Manager will be responsible for performing technical review of complex tax returns and research.