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Downtown Rutland Businesses Begin to Emerge from Pandemic

Jun 03, 2021
In downtown Rutland, which has long been working to fill a number of vacant storefronts, six businesses closed during Covid-19. Some closed because of the financial constraints that came with the time, and others were already on their way out, local business leaders say. However, those leaders are also feeling optimistic: Nine businesses have opened in downtown Rutland, or relocated there, since the pandemic began, and no businesses have closed so far in 2021.

Pandemic Restrictions Ease and Vermont Businesses Adjust

May 25, 2021
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced last week that full vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks indoors and Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has followed suit. With the vaccination rates increasing the mask mandates are beginning to decline and Vermont stores across the state are saying that it is starting to look like “business as usual” for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

Virtual Townhall: Changing the Game with Impact Investing: Align Your Money with your Values

May 18, 2021
In this exclusive, virtual Townhall we will discuss how individuals, families and institutions can achieve market rates of return with their investments while serving as catalysts for positive social and environmental change.

The IRS Announced Today The 2022 Limits for HSAs and High-Deductible Health Plans

May 11, 2021
The annual limit on HSA contributions will be $3,650 for self-only and $7,300 for family coverage. This is about a 1.4% increase from this year.

More Tax Season Fun: Guess the Pet!

May 06, 2021
During our firm-wide tax FUN! initiative our staff submitted pictures of their pets so that everyone else could guess who they belong to.

An Inside Exit: Selling Your Business to Family, Managers, or Employees

Apr 29, 2021
Starting to think about ownership succession for your enterprise? For many business owners, the best option is to sell to folks already involved in the business such as family members, managers, or the broader group of employees.

Webinar: Navigating Turbulent Financial Markets: An Investing Town Hall

Apr 13, 2021
Michael L. Thompson of Copper Leaf Financial welcomes investment expert Apollo D. Lupescu, PhD, a highly regarded speaker and Vice President from Dimensional Fund Advisors. Apollo has the unique ability to convey the technical aspects of investing in a manner that is understandable and relatable to investors of various level of financial acumen.

SBA Shuttered Venue Grant Program

Apr 01, 2021
The US Small Business Administration will start accepting applications for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant on April 8 and has launched a portal,, for this particular relief program.

Two-Year Tax Deduction on Dining Expenses Benefits Restaurants and Businesses

Mar 30, 2021
Congress recently passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which includes making business meals, to include alcoholic beverages, fully tax deductible. Employers are now able to deduct 100% of their business meal expenses that are incurred in 2021 and 2022.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra Presents: Music for Days Like This

Mar 15, 2021
Davis & Hodgdon and Copper Leaf Financial are very excited to sponsor the Vermont Symphony Orchestra who presents: Music for Days Like This with an online concert starting March 27 at 7:30 and streaming through April 3.

Webinar: Long Term Care Considerations in the Age of COVID-19

Feb 25, 2021
Webinar: Long Term Care Considerations in the Age of COVID-19

Remember Taxable Shipping/Delivery Charges

Feb 11, 2021
An area often missed when businesses get ready for the sale of taxable tangible personal property is the shipping/delivery charges associated with the items.

Medical Deduction

Feb 10, 2021
Vermont taxpayers who claim the medical deduction on federal Schedule A (Form 1040) may also claim a medical deduction on their Vermont income tax returns.

Household Income Excludes Some Students' Earnings

Feb 09, 2021
Do you have household members with income?

Tax Forms Available

Feb 08, 2021
Personal income tax forms for the 2020 tax year are now available for download.

Tax Committee Reviews Meals and Alcoholic Beverage Tax Recommendations

Jan 25, 2021
The House Committee on Ways and Means discussed recommendations provided by the Department of Taxes for the Miscellaneous Tax Bill.

Webinar: Breaking Money Silence® to Achieve Gender Parity

Jan 07, 2021
Our affiliated financial planning firm is thrilled to begin their 2021 Virtual Roundtable Series with Breaking Money Silence® to Achieve Gender Parity.

Vermont Business Owners: Participate in the 2021 Annual Business Economic Survey

Jan 06, 2021
In an effort to better understand Vermont small- to medium-sized business owners' perception of the state's fiscal climate, Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs and Vermont Chamber of Commerce are asking for…

New Look For myVTax

Dec 17, 2020
New Look For myVTax

Vermont Utilities urge residents, businesses, nonprofits to apply for financial assistance

Dec 08, 2020
Vermont Business Magazine, 11/30/2020 - Burlington Electric Department (BED) and the Department of Public Works (DPW) today jointly encouraged Burlington-based individuals, nonprofits, and businesses to…