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MIPS/MACRA Update

MIPS/MACRA Update

In our recent webinar featuring Elizabeth Woodcock, we navigated through MIPS/MACRA: Gearing up for 2018. As we enter our second year of the government’s Quality Payment Program we find many still confused along with continued changes to the program…

Can You Deduct Home Office Expenses?

Can You Deduct Home Office Expenses?

Working from home has become commonplace. But just because you have a home office space doesn’t mean you can deduct expenses associated with it. And for 2018, even fewer taxpayers will be eligible for a home office deduction…

Tax Reform Impact on Healthcare Practices

Tax Reform Impact on Healthcare Practices

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law H.R. 1, formerly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA).  2017 tax reform is the first major tax overhaul in 30 years, and will affect individuals, all types of business, tax-exempt entities, international taxation, and many other areas of tax law…

Tax Reform Impact on Dental Practices

Tax Reform Impact on Dental Practices

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law H.R. 1, formerly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA).  2017 tax reform is the first major tax overhaul in 30 years, and will affect individuals, all types of business, tax-exempt entities, international taxation, and many other areas of tax law…

Oregon CCBHC Program Successes to Date

Oregon CCBHC Program Successes to Date

Now that we are about a quarter of the way through the 2 year demonstration program, the National Council for Behavioral Health surveyed CCBHCs to find how they have been able to expand and improve services. Survey results show that when community behavioral health clinics are incentivized to provide evidence-based care and provided…

CCBHC Expansion Bill Introduced in the Senate

CCBHC Expansion Bill Introduced in the Senate

In December, Senators form Missouri and Michigan and Representatives from New Jersey and California introduced the Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Expansion Act, H.R. 3931/S. 1905. This legislation would expand and extend the Excellence Act demonstration program in Medicaid (CCBHC program)…

The TCJA Temporarily Expands Bonus Depreciation

The TCJA Temporarily Expands Bonus Depreciation

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) enhances some tax breaks for businesses while reducing or eliminating others. One break it enhances — temporarily — is bonus depreciation. While most TCJA provisions go into effect for the 2018 tax year, you might be able to benefit from the bonus