Scott Handwerger, CPA, uses his 18+ years of public accounting experience to help clients save money and increase cash flow. Construction contractors, real estate companies, manufacturers, distributors and service businesses are just a few of the types of clients he serves.
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Scott enjoys spending his summer vacations in Maine and winter vacations in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Scott Handwerger, CPA, a partner in the firm and a member of Gross Mendelsohn’s Construction & Real Estate Group, helps contractors and real estate developers, managers and investors with tax planning and tax compliance. He specializes in cost segregation studies, which often benefit companies that have built a new facility or renovated an existing facility.
He also provides estate planning and tax planning services to high net worth families and individuals.
Scott offers a full range of tax and accounting services to restaurants. He is well versed in minimum wage issues, tip reporting and allocation compliance, inventory management systems, and food, beverage and labor costs.
A member of the firm’s Manufacturing & Wholesale Distribution Group, Scott helps manufacturers and distributors save money and increase cash flow through tax planning, using tools such as cost segregation studies, inventory method selection, lease vs. purchase studies, multi-state income tax planning, transfer pricing, and business structure decisions. He also helps manufacturers take advantage of the research and development tax credit.
For Scott, giving business advice is only one facet of his client relationships. He enjoys learning what he has in common with his clients. He feels fortunate to call many clients friends and has had many enjoyable experiences with them outside the office.
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On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. This $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill contains several tax provisions. Here are the highlights for individuals and businesses.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed the RELIEF Act into law on February 15, 2021. The RELIEF Act is intended to help reverse some of the adverse economic conditions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation includes changes to personal and business tax filings, relief payments for certain individuals, a sales and use tax credit, and changes to pass-through entity taxation. Let’s look more closely at some of the key provisions in the $1 billion plus relief package.
More organizations are hiring military veterans every day. In addition to benefiting from the skills, dedication and experience that veterans offer, qualifying employers can earn a tax credit for their commitment to hiring, training and retaining veterans. Many of our clients, particularly government contractors, hire military veterans. Let’s look at some of the tax credits available to employers who hire veterans.