January

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  • 4 financial planning tips for second marriages

    January 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 215

    Abstract: Every year, a substantial percentage of weddings aren’t first-time nuptials but second (or subsequent) marriages. This brief article offers four tips to help such partners better manage the situation.

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  • Owner-employees need to stay up to speed on employment taxes

    January 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 354

    Abstract: Keeping up with the complexity of the Internal Revenue Code is challenging enough for employed individuals. But for owner-employees, the difficulty level is particularly high. This article explains how your business structure determines the rules you must abide by.

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  • Help prevent tax identity theft by filing early

    January 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 376

    Abstract: Many people might not start thinking about filing a tax return until close to this year’s April 17 deadline. But there’s another date to keep in mind: the day the IRS begins accepting 2017 returns in 2018. As this article explains, filing as close to this date as possible could protect a taxpayer from identity theft.

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  • Still important: The tax impact of business travel

    January 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: With conference calls and Web meetings increasingly prevalent, business travel isn’t what it used to be. But many companies still send employees out on the road. This article describes important concepts related to travel, such as travel expenses as a fringe benefit, establishing an accountable plan and qualifying for business travel status.

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  • Tax calendar

    January 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 423

    Abstract: This article provides a list of important tax deadlines for the first quarter of 2017.

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  • Reviewing your company’s inventory options for best results

    January 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 359

    Abstract: An improperly or inadequately managed inventory system can drag down a company’s revenues. For this reason, it’s a good idea to regularly review inventory accounting and management to ensure best results. This article describes the two primary inventory accounting methods for both tax accounting and financial accounting.

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  • Need to sell real property? Try an installment sale

    January 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 394

    Abstract: Owners of real property, whether businesses or individuals, may not always be able to dispose of it as quickly as they’d like. One avenue for perhaps finding a buyer a little sooner is an installment sale. This article discusses the benefits, risks and methodology of these transactions.

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  • Slight adjustments: COLA amounts for 2017 retirement plans

    January 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 192

    Abstract: The IRS recently issued cost-of-living adjustments for 2017. This brief article gives a few examples of what has and hasn’t changed regarding the dollar limits for many different types of retirement plans.

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  • DAFs bring an investment angle to charitable giving

    January 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 535

    Abstract: A DAF is a tax-advantaged investment account administered by a not-for-profit “sponsoring organization.” Anyone planning to make significant charitable donations in the coming year should consider one. This article explains the attributes of these accounts and discusses their valuable tax benefits.

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  • Tax calendar

    January 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 507

    Abstract: This article provides a list of important tax deadlines for the first quarter of 2016.

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  • Consolidate accounts and simplify your financial life

    January 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 188

    Abstract: Many people accumulate multiple bank, investment and other financial accounts over the years. Managing this myriad of money-related data entails much time and energy, making personal financial management all the more difficult. This brief article explains why consolidating accounts is beneficial and offers some tips on doing so.

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  • Hoping to grow your business? Start with the financing

    January 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 383

    Abstract: Many businesses draft strategic growth plans that discuss in detail the new products or services they intend to offer, and the new markets they hope to conquer. But a strategic plan that neglects to specify the funding for these initiatives is likely doomed to fail. This article discusses some of the issues involved in using equity and debt to finance business growth.

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  • How you can help prevent tax-related identity theft

    January 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 362

    Abstract: Tax preparation software, e-filing and increased availability of personal data have made tax-related identity theft increasingly easy to perpetrate. This article reveals how tax-identity thieves carry out their crimes and discusses a new IRS program intended to fight back.

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  • Road rules: Deducting business travel expenses

    January 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 534

    Abstract: Those who travel for business want to ensure that the expenses they incur while doing so are tax deductible. IRS rules are strict, and improperly substantiated deductions can be costly. This article explains the “away from home” rule, which expenses may qualify for a deduction and how an employer-offered accountable plan generally works.

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  • Social Security and Medicare amounts for 2015

    January 2015
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 300

    Abstract: The annual inflation adjustments have also impacted the various Social Security amounts and thresholds for 2015. This article lists them, and also notes the Medicare surtax.

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  • Deducting local lodging expenses

    January 2015
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 345

    Abstract: Generally, lodging expenses are not deductible unless the taxpayer is traveling away from home on business. However, thanks to recently finalized IRS regulations, local lodging expenses may be a deductible business expense if certain conditions are met. This article lists those conditions and provides an example.

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