The Road to Emerald City Isn’t Always Beautiful

October 18th, 2014 by The Rodman Team

Windmills are pretty in Dutch paintings, but on today’s farms in Oklahoma…not so much. In a recent AP article, a Northern Oklahoma real estate developer claims “the wind industry is turning the Oklahoma landscape into a “giant industrial complex.” In Massachusetts the ban on commercial food waste in landfills began just three weeks ago, but […]

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2014 a Big Year for Driving Future Growth of Anaerobic Digesters in New England

September 24th, 2014 by The Rodman Team

2014 will mark a major milestone for the recycling of food and other organic wastes in the three New England States of Vermont, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Effective since July 2014, Vermont Act 148 bans the disposal of plastic, aluminum and metal containers, tin foil, paper/cardboard, leaf/yard residuals, and food scraps into landfills. Originally passed in […]

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MA DOR Announces Two-Month Tax Amnesty Program for Qualified Massachusetts Taxpayers

September 11th, 2014 by The Rodman Team

According to a recent announcement by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, this month approximately 300,000 qualifying taxpayers will receive a Tax Amnesty Notice informing them that they qualify for the tax amnesty program.  The two-month amnesty program designed to encourage the payment of delinquent taxes by Massachusetts individuals and businesses, will run from September 1 […]

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Both Massachusetts and Feds Attempt to Spur R&D with Simplified Tax Credits

August 28th, 2014 by The Rodman Team

On August 13, a new economic development bill was signed into Massachusetts law by Governor Patrick. Among the many business development incentives was a restructuring of the Commonwealth’s research & development tax credit rules which is viewed by many as outdated and complicated.  The new bill will allow businesses to opt for a an alternative […]

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Even Baby Steps Result in Forward Progress

August 21st, 2014 by The Rodman Team

Rodman & Rodman expressed its hopes that passage of Bill H4185 in the Massachusetts House and Senate would permanently eliminate net metering caps for solar projects in the Commonwealth. In our opinion, H4185 was an extremely workable compromise that would have created strong solar investment to easily meet or exceed the Commonwealth’s 2020 PV solar goals, while […]

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The Battle Over Non-Competes Ends with Maintaining the Status Quo, For Now

August 5th, 2014 by The Rodman Team

Last week, the Massachusetts Legislature came to an agreement on the state’s economic bill, which does not include any provisions relating to banning or limiting non-competes in Massachusetts.  Senate Bill 2231, which recently was amended to include a compromise in response to the call for a complete ban on non-competes in Massachusetts (and which would […]

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An Act Relative to Net Metering and Solar Power

July 19th, 2014 by The Rodman Team

“You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometimes, you get what you need.”  As a CPA firm with a specialty practice in renewable energy, the oft-asked question from a prospective client is “can you help us get financing?”  Due largely to the state’s policies providing net metering (credits for returning excess […]

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Banning Employee Non-Compete Agreements in MA – Compromise on the Horizon?

July 9th, 2014 by The Rodman Team

Special Guest Column by Christopher W. Sanzone, Esq.,  Sanzone & McCarthy, LLP Various forces in Massachusetts have been trying to bring a well-known staple of California employment law – a ban on non-competes in the employment context – to the Bay State by introducing two bills this past spring in the state legislature (House Bills 4082 […]

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Cow Power to the People!

June 18th, 2014 by The Rodman Team

Last week, the Rodman & Rodman, P.C. “Green Team” had the privilege of attending the ribbon cutting ceremonies for the new BGreen Anaerobic Digester at Longview Farm in Hadley, MA. The BGreen digester is the second waste-to-energy project completed by AGreen Energy LLC, a Rodman & Rodman tax advisory client. The first digester at the […]

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