Brandon M. Siok serves as the managing member of the firm overseeing our client service, operations and strategic direction. While he works with clients in various industries, his practice focuses on small and medium-sized businesses with an emphasis on professional services; including dental practices, veterinarians, optometry offices and consulting firms. From start-up to retirement and all of the transitions along the way he provides clients with full-service business solutions. His long-term perspective adds unique insight into tax and business planning, while his strategic focus puts it in the right context for each situation. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs. After being an honors graduate at the University of Maryland he went on to earn his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) there as well. A few organizations he has served on include local chapters of the Society of Financial Services Professionals, state CPA societies and the Girl Scouts. He regularly presents tax and advisory seminars to various professional groups and has written related articles for business journals and trade newsletters. He and his wife of twenty years enjoy traveling, cooking, reading and spending time with their two daughters.
This tax season is an important one for many business owners because it’s the first that will be impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). How big of an impact is dependent on your unique situation. We’ve compiled this short list of provisions that may affect the business community:
According to Forbes.com, Super Bowl viewers traditionally load up on millions of pounds of less-than-healthy foods during the big game—including ribs, pulled pork, tortilla chips, nuts, popcorn and bacon—all washed down with beer (the Super Bowl beverage of choice). If you are trying to stick to your New Year’s resolution to eat better, consider a few healthy substitutes for the traditional Super Bowl eats:
The combination of running a business and your life and preparing for tax time can drive some people into a slight panic. But no need to get stressed if you are prepared. Now is the time to start organizing all documents required to file your tax return.