March

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  • Reconsidering your personal emergency fund

    March 2021
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 259

    Abstract: When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, many people’s emergency funds were suddenly put the test. Now, presumably with the benefit of some hindsight, the financially savvy might want to reconsider their approach to saving. This brief article discusses some key points to keep in mind.

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  • Have a foreign account? File an FBAR

    March 2021
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 395

    Abstract: In an increasingly global society, many taxpayers hold foreign accounts. This article explains the rules regarding who must file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) with the government.

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  • Home’s where a tax break might be

    March 2021
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 471

    Abstract: The interest that homeowners pay on their home mortgages may provide a tax break in the form of the mortgage interest deduction. However, a taxpayer must itemize deductions on his or her tax return and follow a few other rules. This article provides some details.

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  • PPP loans: One year later

    March 2021
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 543

    Abstract: About a year ago, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was launched in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Business owners who took out such a loan are likely curious about the tax consequences, particularly for forgiven loans. This article provides pertinent information. A sidebar announces the launch of “second-draw” PPP loans.

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  • Raising financially responsible kids

    March 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 269

    Abstract: Kids who learn about money when they’re young are more likely to develop sound financial habits when they’re adults. This brief article offers tips on how to raise financially responsible kids at various stages of childhood.

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  • The 2019 gift tax return deadline is almost here, too

    March 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 399

    Abstract: Most people have April 15 “tattooed on the brain” as the deadline for filing their federal income tax returns. What many forget is that the gift tax return deadline is on the very same date. This article explains the filing requirements and why some taxpayers should consider filing even if they don’t have to.

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  • Is the Family and Medical Leave Act credit right for your business?

    March 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 502

    Abstract: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created a new tax credit for certain employers that provide paid family and medical leave. Originally, it was available only for the 2018 and 2019 tax years but was recently extended by a new law. This article has the details.

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  • Gig workers, know your tax responsibilities

    March 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 558

    Abstract: Gig workers represent a growing segment of the economy. And no matter what the job or app, they all have one thing in common: taxes. This article explores the distinctive aspects of this type of self-employment. A sidebar points out that gig workers may qualify for certain business expense deductions.

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  • There may be unclaimed property with your name on it

    March 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 261

    Abstract: It may sound too good to be true, but there may be valuable unclaimed property out there for just about anyone. This brief article offers tips on how to start looking and what to do if one discovers unclaimed property in his or her name.

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  • Did you repair your business property or improve it?

    March 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 409

    Abstract: Business owners may think that, if they repair a piece of tangible property, they’ll qualify for an immediate tax deduction. But the IRS may define that “repair” as an “improvement,” and require the costs to be depreciated over a much longer period. This article explores the difference.

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  • Deducting charitable gifts depends on a variety of factors

    March 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

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    Word count: 486

    Abstract: Whether they’re planning to claim charitable deductions on a 2018 return or make donations for 2019, it’s important for taxpayers to know how much they’re allowed to deduct. This article provides details on different types of charitable gifts and discusses concepts to consider when planning for future giving.

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  • Weigh the tax impact of income vs. growth when investing

    March 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 553

    Abstract: As the 2018 tax-filing season heats up, investors need to consider whether their objectives have changed and how the state of their portfolios will impact their tax liability. This article discusses important issues such as dividends and timing. A sidebar looks at why it’s important for an investor to re-evaluate their investment portfolio to consider whether their objectives have changed.

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  • The changing face of personal exemptions and the standard deduction

    March 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

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    Word count: 216

    Abstract: Changes lie ahead for two fundamental elements of individual tax planning: personal exemptions and the standard deduction. This brief article clarifies key amounts for both the 2017 tax year and for 2018 through 2025.

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  • Business owners: Brush up on bonus depreciation

    March 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 399

    Abstract: Business owners who go shopping for company assets this year should brush up on the enhanced bonus depreciation tax breaks created under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed late last year. This article explains how the rules differ under previous tax law and the new one.

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  • Heed the warning signs of W-2 phishing scams

    March 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

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    Word count: 475

    Abstract: A growing number of businesses have been victimized by W-2 phishing scams by which criminals trick business owners or employees into divulging sensitive personal data. This article explores how the crime works and what employers can do to stop it.

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  • Dynasty trusts are more valuable than ever

    March 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 568

    Abstract: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law this past December, has brought great changes to estate planning. In doing so, it bolstered the potential value of dynasty trusts. This article explains why these trusts are well worth considering for tax purposes, while a sidebar looks at valid nontax reasons for establishing one.

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