October

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  • Tax calendar

    October 2021
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 289

    Abstract: This calendar notes important tax deadlines for the fourth quarter of 2021.

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  • State taxes impact business sales, too

    October 2021
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 299

    Abstract: Business owners sometimes decide to put their companies on the market. When doing so, they may focus on the federal tax implications of a sale. But there will be state tax implications, too. This brief article touches on some key issues regarding state taxes.

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  • Don’t get blown away by a windfall

    October 2021
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 348

    Abstract: Receiving a sudden and sizable influx of cash may seem like a dream come true. It can be, but many people get blown away by a windfall and end up in worse financial shape. This article suggests some common-sense tips on creating a sensible, long-term plan.

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  • The deductibility of medical expenses

    October 2021
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 385

    Abstract: Individual taxpayers may be able to claim medical expense deductions on their tax returns. However, the rules can be challenging, and it can be difficult to qualify. This article offers up five points to keep in mind about the deductibility of medical expenses.

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  • Being prepared for an IRS audit

    October 2021
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 544

    Abstract: The IRS recently announced it intends to hire thousands of new employees as part of a tax-enforcement push, which could mean an uptick in audits sometime soon. The best way to survive an IRS audit is to prepare for one in advance. This article discusses what might trigger an audit, how taxpayers are likely be contacted and who can help.

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  • Tax calendar

    October 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 273

    Abstract: This calendar notes important tax deadlines for the fourth quarter of 2020.

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  • Talking about the sandwich generation

    October 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 297

    Abstract: The term “sandwich generation” describes people caught between caring for their aging parents and their children. This brief article encourages those in the middle part of the sandwich to initiate family discussions with the other two parts to discuss tax and financial planning issues.

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  • Is it time for a cost segregation study?

    October 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 341

    Abstract: A cost segregation study combines accounting and engineering techniques to identify building costs that are properly allocable to tangible personal property rather than real property. As a result, the business that owns the real property can claim valuable tax breaks. This article explores the concepts behind cost segregation studies.

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  • Beware of “wash sales” when selling securities

    October 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 372

    Abstract: Under this tax rule, if a taxpayer sells stock or securities for a loss and buys substantially identical stock or securities back within the 30-day period before or after the sale date, that loss can’t be claimed for tax purposes. This article provides some key details for taxpayers about this often-surprising rule.

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  • The pros and cons of NQDC plans

    October 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 542

    Abstract: Nonqualified deferred compensation plans allow participants to set aside large amounts of tax-deferred compensation, but also pose substantial risks. This article distinguishes NQCD plans from qualified defined contribution plans and discusses the pros and cons.

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  • Tax calendar

    October 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 273

    Abstract: This calendar notes important tax deadlines for the fourth quarter of 2019.

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  • Mortgage matters: To pay down or not to pay down

    October 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 282

    Abstract: If you’re a homeowner and have some extra cash after paying the monthly bills, should you use it to pay down your mortgage or invest those dollars in the stock market? This brief article expresses some thoughts on this age-old question.

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  • Cost segregation studies can benefit business owners

    October 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 316

    Abstract: Any business owner who’s acquired, constructed or substantially improved a building this year — or even in previous years — should read up on the tax benefits of a cost segregation study. This article explains how undertaking one may lead to accelerated depreciation deductions, which reduce current taxes and boost cash flow.

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  • Is “bunching” medical expenses still feasible in 2019?

    October 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 372

    Abstract: Among the most important impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is its increase of the standard deduction. This article explains how the increase has affected the strategy of “bunching” deductible medical expenses into one year to save tax dollars.

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  • Step carefully with loans betwixt a business and its owner

    October 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 541

    Abstract: It’s common for owners of closely held businesses to transfer money into and out of the company. But it’s critical to make such transfers properly or risk unwanted IRS attention. This article explains how and why a transfer should be defined as a loan — not as compensation or a distribution.

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  • Tax calendar

    October 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 271

    Abstract: This calendar notes important tax deadlines for the fourth quarter of 2018.

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