COVID-19 Relief for Indiana Property Owners

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With property tax deadlines looming, Indiana property owners are looking for relief in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. From payment extensions to potential assessment adjustments, there are options that could alleviate immediate financial obligations

2019 Indiana Legislative Update

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You’ll find detail after detail about what legislative actions the 2019 Indiana General Assembly took in the world of tax and economic development Hello, and welcome to KSM’s annual Legislative Update.

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“2020 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: COVID-19 Special Edition” Now Underway

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s annual survey assessing the state of Indiana’s manufacturing industry is now underway. This year’s study is of particular importance as the manufacturing industry looks for strategies and tactics to survive the COVID-19 pandemic

2020 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: COVID-19 Special Edition

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In a year of unpredictable outcomes and business projections, the manufacturing industry took a hit early in the COVID-19 pandemic but is bouncing back to end the year strong

Indiana Officially Extends Property Tax Filing Deadlines

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In a continued effort to respond to the economic difficulties brought on by COVID-19, yesterday Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed Executive Order 20-23. The order automatically extends business personal property tax return and related compliance filings until June 15, 2020

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Indiana Adds New Restrictions on Physician Noncompete Agreements

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Indiana recently enacted legislation that will create new restrictions on physician noncompete agreements. Indiana Code 25-22.5-5.5 will affect physician noncompete agreements originally entered into on or after July 1, 2020.

2019 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Now Underway

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s 13th annual survey assessing the state of Indiana’s manufacturing industry is now underway. The survey provides key insights and market trends that often lead to industry improvement, including use by the Indiana Manufacturers Association to help advocate pro-manufacturing legislation during Indiana's legislative sessions

2016 Indiana Legislative Update

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Katz, Sapper & Miller released its annual 2016 Indiana Legislative Update, which summarizes tax and economic development legislative changes that occurred in this year's Indiana General Assembly

KSM Named One of Indiana’s “Best Places to Work” for 15th Consecutive Year

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KSM is honored to be named among the Best Places to Work in Indiana for the 15th consecutive year. Based on employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys, this distinction is awarded by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

Indiana Attorney General Launches Unclaimed Property Self-Audit Program

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Like all states, Indiana requires companies holding unclaimed property to report that property on an annual basis. Unclaimed property includes outstanding liabilities on a company’s books and records, such as uncashed payroll checks and customer credits

Indiana DOR Extends Additional Filing and Payment Deadlines

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From suspending tax filing bills, extending deadlines, and allowing flexibility in determination of nexus, the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) continues to respond to the COVID-19 crisis with relief options for Hoosier taxpayers.

2018 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Now Underway

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Katz, Sapper & Miller's 12th annual survey assessing the state of Indiana's manufacturing and distribution industries is now underway

2017 Indiana Legislative Update

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I’ll plead guilty as charged, especially as I think about some of the challenges that faced the Indiana General Assembly this past legislative session My colleagues often criticize me for what they call my “Dad humor,” or my weakness for a well (or badly) timed pun.

Hayes to Present at Central Indiana Government Accounting Conference

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Justin Hayes, director in the firm’s Governmental Services Group, will present at the Central Indiana Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants’ 2019 Conference. Taking place on Sept. 19 in Indianapolis, the conference will bring together state and local finance professionals to discuss the latest updates in governmental accounting

Indiana Implements Heavy Equipment Excise Tax

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1, 2019, Indiana implemented a new excise tax on the rental of heavy equipment from a location in Indiana. The tax may be reported in the same manner used to report the retail merchant’s Indiana sales and use tax (INTax Effective Jan. The rental excise tax is 2.25 percent of the gross retail rental income. The renter is liable for the tax, and it will be collected by the retail merchant and sourced to the location from which the equipment is rented.

An Indiana Legislative Call-to-Action

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Indiana has had a lot of economic development success in recent years, and much of the foundation for this success is the result of actions taken by the Indiana legislature to modify Indiana’s tax structure

2018 Indiana Legislative Update: Take 2

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As the clock struck midnight Wednesday, March 14, chaos ensued at the Indiana Statehouse. Having not addressed several important topics – such as school safety, school finance, and tax reform – during the 2018 Indiana legislative session, Gov. Holcomb called the Indiana General Assembly back for a one-day special legislative session.

KSM Named One of Indiana’s “Best Places to Work” for 14th Consecutive Year

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KSM is honored to be named among the Best Places to Work in Indiana for the 14th consecutive year. The distinction is awarded by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce based on employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys. In addition to being a repeat Hall of Fame recipient, KSM is one of only two companies in the state of Indiana to have been named a Best Place to Work every year since the program’s inception

Indiana's Capital Access Challenge

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If real estate is all about location-location-location, then getting a tech company off the ground is just as often about capital-capital-capital

Blish to Speak at Indiana Medical Group Management Association Revenue Cycle Conference

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David Blish, director in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Healthcare Resources Group, will present at the Indiana Medical Group Management Association (IMGMA) Revenue Cycle Conference - Evansville.

2017 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Now Underway

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s 11th annual survey assessing the state of Indiana’s manufacturing and distribution industries is now underway

Release of the 2019 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Results

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The 2018 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Industry 4.0 Has Arrived revealed that as Indiana’s largest industry sector enjoyed continued growth in revenues and profits, its employers were investing heavily in automation, welcoming a movement that, nationally, has been dubbed “Industry 4.0.”

Indiana Formally Extends Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines, Offers Penalty Relief

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Yesterday, the Indiana Department of Revenue announced important income tax filing and payment extensions related to upcoming deadlines. The April 15 deadline for returns and estimated payments has been extended to July 15, 2020. In addition, Gov.

State & Local Tax Update: Indiana Increases Business Personal Property Tax Exemption

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When it comes to business personal property tax in Indiana, taxpayers will certainly gain As is the case after every legislative session, taxpayers will see gains and losses.

2018 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Industry 4.0 Has Arrived

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As Indiana’s largest industry sector enjoys continued growth in revenues and profits, its employers are investing heavily in automation and manufacturing efficiency, welcoming an industry movement that, nationally, has been dubbed “Industry 4.0.” The 2018 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Industry 4.0 Has Arrived shows that most Indiana manufacturers consider investments in facilities, machinery and related information technology to be their top concern.

2016 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Now Underway

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s 10th annual survey assessing the state of Indiana’s manufacturing and distribution industries is now underway

Niesen Named Indiana Chamber Volunteer of the Year

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Donna Niesen has been named by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as a 2019 Samuel C. Schlosser Volunteer of the Year. The award honors community leaders who give their time and expertise to the Chamber for the benefit of all Hoosier businesses

Indiana Changes Policy on Taxability of Documentation Fees

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Indiana has recently issued an updated version of Sales Tax Information Bulletin #28S, changing its policy on the taxability of documentation fees, effective April 2, 2019. Historically, the Indiana Department of Revenue (IDOR) has treated these fees as if they were separate from the sale of the vehicle. It treated them as fees for helping a customer title and register a vehicle with the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV).

Manchir to Present at Indiana Chapter Annual ESOP Conference

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Andy Manchir, director in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s ESOP Services Group, will present at The ESOP Association’s Indiana Chapter 2018 Annual ESOP Conference

Legislative Game-Changers for the Indiana Tech Community

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The Indiana tech community is on the cusp of two significant legislative changes making their way through the General Assembly

Lee to Moderate Panel at 2019 Indiana University Kelley School of Business Private Equity Conference

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Mike Lee, a partner in the firm’s Transaction Services Group, will moderate a panel at the 2019 Indiana University Kelley School of Business Private Equity Conference. Taking place on Oct. 24 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, the event will gather private equity specialists, investment bankers, and industry professionals to discuss key industry dynamics and strategies

Inside INdiana Business Launches New Economic Development Segment; KSMLA Talks Amazon Outlook

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Inside INdiana Business is launching a new, monthly segment focused on economic development trends and happenings around Indiana aptly titled (i) on Economic Development

Garth Brazelton to Speak at the 2016 Indiana Tax Conference

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The 2016 Indiana Tax Conference, hosted by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, will be held Aug. 11 at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. The all-day event will include notable speakers from local firms, including KSM Location Advisors’ COO, Garth Brazelton

2017 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Employers Are Upgrading for Growth

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With ready capital and an appetite for expansion, employers in Indiana’s largest industry sector are poised to invest in a strategy that will fuel growth and help them address the ongoing workforce shortage: automation

How the Indiana Service Contract Act Could Save Dealers on Taxes

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The state of Indiana has adopted statutes that regulate the offering, selling, or issuing of service contracts in the state.1 These statutes provide the requirements for a service contract that is sold within the state, and they may provide dealers within the state an opportunity to save significant federal and state income taxes

Indiana Sales Tax Reminders for Buy Here – Pay Here Dealers

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There are some unique Indiana sales tax rules and regulations that apply to Buy Here – Pay Here (BHPH) dealers. It is important that dealers understand the difference between a vehicle return and a vehicle repossession, as well as the impact a related finance company (RFC) can have on the dealer’s ability to recover sales tax related to bad debt charge-off

KSM Location Advisors’ President Appears on Inside INdiana Business

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Inside INdiana Business President of KSM Location Advisors, Katie Culp, appeared alongside Trevor Yager, president and CEO of Trendy Minds, and Murray Clark, partner at Faegre Baker Daniels, on last week’s Inside INdiana Business’ INsiders panel.

State & Local Tax Update: Indiana Follows Trend, Adopts Market-Based Sourcing

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On May 1, 2019, Indiana followed suit when Gov. Over the past five years, many states have moved from cost-of-performance methodologies to market-based sourcing, modifying sourcing of receipts (other than of tangible personal property) and creating additional tax revenue from out-of-state service providers. Eric Holcomb signed Senate Bill 563 into law

‘Grow Your Restaurant’ Podcast: Patrick Tamm of the Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association 2019 Update

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In this episode, Patrick Tamm, President and CEO of the Indiana Restaurant and Lodging Association, joins us again to discuss current regulatory issues that are affecting restaurant owners and operators

KSM to Join IMA’s State of Indiana Manufacturing Tour

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As economists and politicians continue to debate the latest GDP numbers, one conclusion can definitively be determined—manufacturing continues to dominate Indiana’s economy

Indiana Adopts Sales Tax Exemption for SaaS

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Making good on his State of the State promise to provide clarity on the previously murky topic of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and its sales tax status, today Governor Holcomb signed Senate Bill 257 into law

Tate to Discuss Tax Updates at Indiana CPA Society’s 2019 Not-for-Profit Conference

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Casse Tate, partner in the firm’s Not-for-Profit Services Group, will present at the Indiana CPA Society’s 2019 Not-for-Profit Conference. The conference, which will take place July 25 in Indianapolis, is geared toward CPAs in public accounting who have not-for-profit clients as well as CPAs working as staff at not-for-profit organizations

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