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  • IRS audits may be set to increase

    Fall 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 428

    Abstract: The Biden administration’s tax proposals include an additional $80 billion in funding for the IRS. Given the prospect of increased IRS enforcement activity in the future, this short article explains that now’s a good time for businesses to work with their accounting and tax advisors to be sure their books and records are complete and accurate.

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  • How to track your personal cash flow

    Fall 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 614

    Abstract: Monitoring cash flow is one of the most important tasks for any business — and the same is true for families. Net worth, on its own, doesn’t give an idea of income and spending, which tend to be better indicators of true financial health. This article explains how to perform a personal cash flow analysis.

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  • The gift tax exclusion: The gift that keeps giving

    Fall 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 757

    Abstract: Among the strategies for reducing the size of a taxable estate is the annual gift tax exclusion. But the exclusion can’t be carried forward and used in future years. In addition, this article points out that the current high exemption is likely temporary and scheduled to drop in 2026. This drop would reduce how much can pass estate-tax-free to heirs and suggests that 2021 might be a good time to make annual exclusion gifts.

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  • Unpaid payroll taxes? Watch out for the trust fund recovery penalty

    Fall 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 905

    Abstract: The trust fund recovery penalty (TFRP) is one of the harshest penalties in the Internal Revenue Code. This penalty isn’t new, but the pandemic has thrust it into the spotlight. This article discusses how the TFRP applies and how liability is determined. A sidebar explains that shifting payroll tax liabilities to a certified professional employer organization (CPEO) can help ensure payroll taxes are paid properly.

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  • Enhanced charitable deductions in 2021

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 367

    Abstract: Those who are charitably inclined should keep in mind that last year’s CARES Act — supplemented by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA) — enhanced several charitable tax incentives for donations made through the end of 2021. For individuals who itemize, eligible charitable donations in 2021 are deductible up to 100% of adjusted gross income, a jump from 60%. This article discusses the requirements for this deduction as well as the above-the-line deduction for non-itemizers.

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  • Pandemic planning – Stay on track with your college savings plans

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 601

    Abstract: One negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a disruption for some families in their well-laid college savings plans. This article explains why it’s wise to continue putting something away for college in a Section 529 plan, even if it’s less than before. The article also describes the different types of 529 plans and their requirements.

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  • Crafting a buy-sell agreement

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 655

    Abstract: Most companies with more than one owner should have a buy-sell agreement in place. This article outlines some of the key considerations involved in developing this legal document.

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  • Is your company eligible for these “small business” tax breaks?

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 834

    Abstract: Taxpayers who own small businesses may qualify for a variety of tax breaks that can slash their tax bills and reduce their administrative costs. And thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, “small” is a lot bigger than it used to be. This article explains the new threshold for the small designation and describes business advantages. A sidebar covers the disqualification of tax shelters from the “small business” category.

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  • Businesses can 100% deduct business meals through 2022

    Spring 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 360

    Abstract: Recent legislation designed to assist the restaurant industry is also a big pleaser for businesses. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act (TCDTRA) suspends the 50% deduction limit for certain meals for calendar years 2021 and 2022. It allows businesses to deduct 100% of the cost of business-related meals provided by a restaurant. This article explains the legislation in a nutshell.

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  • 3 financial lessons from the pandemic

    Spring 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 517

    Abstract: COVID-19’s rapid spread and the economic havoc that followed are vivid reminders of how unpredictable and volatile the broad economy — and each family’s personal finances — can be. This article discusses three financial lessons to be learned from the pandemic.

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  • An extended Paycheck Protection Program – The latest changes are beneficial for borrowers

    Spring 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 802

    Abstract: On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act into law. The legislation extends, liberalizes and expands the Paycheck Protection Program. The latest round of the program permits eligible small businesses to take out loans and so-called second-draw loans if they’re already participants. This article explains the major changes in the program that benefit borrowers.

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  • Shifting gears: Planning tips for retirement

    Spring 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 806

    Abstract: Tax planning in retirement is just as important as it is during one’s working years. Strategies that reduce an individual’s tax burden can help increase the chances that savings will last a lifetime. This article offers several tips for minimizing taxes during retirement, from creating a budget to strategically withdrawing savings. A sidebar briefly describes how tax-free capital gains is an option for some.

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  • Remote work can be taxing

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been fairly common for people to work remotely from another state — across state lines from the employer’s place of business or even across the nation. Employees that fit that situation may need to file tax returns in both states, potentially triggering additional state taxes.

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  • Put procedures in place to avoid “past due” situations

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 558

    Abstract: COVID-19 has caused many businesses and individuals to be strapped for cash and experiencing difficulty paying their bills. For individuals running their own business, outstanding invoices can play havoc with cash flow. This article offers steps business owners can take to help ensure they get paid.

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  • Does the pandemic make you think about an earlier retirement?

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 587

    Abstract: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, many employees who’re able to perform their duties remotely have transitioned to working from home. Their new work-from-home experiences are sparking an interest in some to retire earlier than planned. This article considers several factors that are key to the decision to retire.

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  • When interest rates go low, it’s high time for estate planning

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 838

    Abstract: In a volatile economic environment, the idea of making substantial gifts may give you pause. But with interest rates at historic lows and the value of many assets depressed, now may be an ideal time to plan an estate. This article offers a few estate planning options, specifically loans to family members and GRATs.

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