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November 24, 2021/Furniture Insights

November 2021 Furniture Insights®

September continued the streak of very nice results in our latest Furniture Insights®. Year to date, new orders were up 21% over 2020 and up 32% over the first nine months of 2019.

November 23, 2021/Tax

Tax Implications from 2021 North Carolina Budget Bill

On November 18, after months of political negotiation (and four and half months into the new fiscal year), Governor Cooper signed the state’s 2021 budget bill into law. Smith Leonard provides a brief summary of the more impactful tax provisions, including state treatment of Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness, as well as future state tax rates.

November 17, 2021/Mergers and Acquisitions

Pandemic’s Perfect Storm: Why M&A Activity is Surging and What to Expect

The below article was originally published on 11/5/21 in the Triad Business Journal with contributions by Smith Leonard partner Darlene Leonard and Lee Lloyd, founder of J. Lee Lloyd LLC, an M&A and corporate finance consulting firm based in Greensboro.  If you were trying to buy, sell or invest in a company in March 2020, you could […]

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