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  • Tax Tips

    March / April 2020
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 451

    Abstract: These brief tips detail the reasons why it’s wise for businesses to revisit their sales tax obligations; explain the benefits of forgiving intrafamily loans; and detail why it’s important to carefully structure transactions between related businesses.

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  • Should your 401(k) vest now or later?

    Year End 2019
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 451

    Abstract: Survey data from the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) indicates that roughly 40% of 401(k) plan sponsors provide immediate vesting on their matching contributions. In theory, employers that offer immediate vesting on matching 401(k) contributions might have a leg up on other companies when recruiting workers in a tight labor market. This article discusses why immediate vesting is an important aspect of your recruiting strategy.

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  • The Contractor’s Corner – Is risk management software a worthy investment?

    Fall 2019
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 451

    Abstract: This issue’s “Contractor’s Corner” features a question from a contractor who recently endured an OSHA safety audit. A major finding was that his company’s safety and insurance documentation was inadequately organized. Could the right software help alleviate the situation? As this article explains, risk management information systems do offer significant capabilities for storing and sharing safety and insurance data.

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  • Raising financially responsible kids

    Year End 2018
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 451

    Abstract: Helping kids understand money when they’re young will help them develop sound financial habits that pay off when they’re adults. Discussions about money can start early, but need to be tailored to the child’s age. This article offers several tips on coaching children by maintaining an open dialogue about finances and modeling sound money management — at every age.

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  • 7 steps for preventing elder financial abuse

    April / May 2018
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 451

    Abstract: Older adults can be particularly vulnerable to financial exploitation. Many have assets that make them a target for the criminally minded. They may depend on a family member or caregiver for help remaining independent, and fear retaliation if they report misdeeds. This article offers seven steps that can help reduce the likelihood that an older person will be targeted, including writing checks to a legitimate financial institution rather than to a person and being alert to phone calls from imposters.

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  • Prescription for an ailing practice

    Winter 2017
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 451

    Abstract: Whether a practice is not doing as well as it should be as a result of poor management decisions or evaporating clients, it’s important to get things on the road to recovery. This brief article notes some reasons a practice might be ailing and offers a series of commonsense solutions to help it thrive again.

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  • The Contractor’s Corner – What should I know about 5-D BIM?

    Winter 2017
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 451

    Abstract: This issue’s “Contractor’s Corner” answers a query about 5-D BIM software. Namely, what should a working construction company today know about it? As the article explains, these systems were designed specifically for estimators — offering both value-added possibilities and some daunting challenges.

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  • Is it time to switch to Subchapter S status?

    July / August 2016
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 451

    Abstract: No one can work forever, a fact that many Baby Boomers are starting to accept. As they face retirement, owners of C corporations who are contemplating a sale may be able to save substantial corporate-level taxes by electing to operate as a “pass-through” S corporation. This article explains how the recently shortened recognition period for built-in gain may provide a tax-saving opportunity for some owners, but why S status won’t work for every business.

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  • Supersizing your charitable contribution deductions

    December 2014
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 451

    Abstract: This article considers three charitable giving strategies that can help boost one’s 2014 charitable contribution deduction: using a credit card, donating a life insurance policy, and taking advantage of a donor-advised fund.

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  • Practical Perspectives: Key financial issues for you and your family – Coping with a perhaps inevitable AMT hit

    October / November 2014
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 451

    Abstract: “Catherine” always meets with her tax advisor in the fall. And, just about every year, she appears to be on the brink of having to pay the alternative minimum tax (AMT) rather than the regular tax. But “this year,” her advisor says, “it’s finally going to happen.” This issue’s “Practical Perspectives” discusses several of the many items that can trigger the AMT, along with ways to cope.

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