April

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  • The new deal on employee meals (and entertainment)

    April 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 281

    Abstract: As a matter of convenience, many of today’s employers provide meals to employees. A recent tax law change, however, may curtail this practice because it limits the tax benefits. This brief article looks at the changing deductibility rules brought forth by the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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  • What is “reasonable compensation,” anyway?

    April 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 440

    Abstract: The issue of reasonable owners’ compensation often comes up in federal tax inquiries, shareholder disputes and divorce cases. Determining what’s reasonable, and therefore defensible in court, requires a financial expert. This article describes some of the ways that such experts do their work.

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  • No kidding: Child credit to get even more valuable

    April 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 484

    Abstract: The child credit has long been a valuable tax break. But, with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) late last year, it’s now even better — at least for a while. This article provides some details that every family should know.

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  • Getting to know your credit and debit cards a bit better

    April 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 624

    Abstract: Virtually everyone has a credit and debit card these days. But many people still live in fear of these plastic necessities because they’re unfamiliar with the fine print of the arrangements involved. This article explores the potential liability of both credit and debit cards, and suggests some sensible risk management steps to take.

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  • 5 growth strategies for today’s businesses

    April 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 287

    Abstract: It’s probably safe to say that nearly every business owner wants his or her company to grow. The question is: How? This brief article offers up five strategies to consider, including tapping into new markets and developing new sales and delivery channels.

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  • Tax calendar

    April 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 100

    Abstract: This calendar notes two important tax deadlines for the second quarter of 2017.

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  • So you just filed your taxes — could an audit be next?

    April 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 441

    Abstract: Many people feel a great sense of relief wash over them after their tax returns are completed and filed. Unfortunately, even professionally prepared and accurate returns may sometimes be subject to an IRS audit. This article describes why, and how to respond should an audit notice arrive in the mail.

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  • ABLE accounts can help support the disabled

    April 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 529

    Abstract: The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014 created a tax-advantaged savings account for people who have a qualifying disability (or are blind) before age 26. Modeled after the well-known Section 529 college savings plan, ABLE accounts offer benefits but have limitations as well. This article looks at both.

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  • Reviewing your company’s buy-sell agreement

    April 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 608

    Abstract: Many savvy businesses establish buy-sell agreements in case a co-owner voluntarily or involuntarily leaves. But it’s not enough to draft such an agreement; the document must be periodically reviewed and perhaps updated. This article examines key aspects to re-evaluate — including triggering events, structure and funding sources.

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  • A product/services remix could get your sales moving

    April 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 275

    Abstract: Every business needs to regularly remix its line of products or services. This brief article suggests looking deeper into the causes of sales slowdowns to determine how to find just the right balance.

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  • Tax calendar

    April 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 101

    Abstract: This article notes a couple of important tax deadlines for the second quarter of 2016.

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  • Could your debt relief turn into a tax defeat?

    April 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 543

    Abstract: Restructuring debt has become a common approach to personal financial management. But many people fail to realize that there’s often a tax impact to debt relief. This article provides an overview of cancellation-of-debt income.

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  • Training day: Reimbursing employees’ education expenses

    April 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 611

    Abstract: Area colleges and trade schools often provide a great source of education in professional development. And companies that reimburse employees for their education expenses (and employees who receive such reimbursements) may be able to reap valuable tax savings. This article explains the two primary options for doing so and notes the value of training in employee hiring and retention.

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  • Go, save green with sustainable tax breaks

    April 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 447

    Abstract: Many people want to do something, however small, to contribute to a healthier environment. With the passage of the PATH Act late last year, a couple of specific ways to go green and claim a tax break have been made permanent or extended. This article takes a closer look at each.

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  • What landlords should know about rental income and expenses

    April 2015
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 311

    Abstract: Accounting for rental income might at first seem like a simple concept, but in practice it may not be so simple. What is the difference between “rental income” and “advance rent”? How does one account for a security deposit, or property or services received in lieu of rent? How is personal use of a vacation home or other rental property treated? This article addresses those questions.

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  • Tax calendar

    April 2015
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 101

    Abstract: This article mentions a couple of important tax deadlines for April and June.

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