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  • Greening your projects can bring in more green

    January / February 2020
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: Whether developing commercial or residential projects, tenants and future owners are increasingly prioritizing environmentally friendly features. To avoid falling behind the competition, it’s important to stay on top of the latest sustainable features. This article provides four current trends to consider for current and future building projects.

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  • Why it’s worth going above and beyond OSHA compliance

    Winter 2019
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: Most construction businesses take steps to at least meet the minimum qualifications for OSHA compliance. But why should any contractor be satisfied with the bare minimum? This article delivers several reasons why going above and beyond OSHA compliance is well worth the effort.

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  • To preserve their tax status, associations must observe limits

    Winter 2018
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: Nonprofit trade associations, or 501(c)(6) organizations, exist to promote their members’ common interests and improve business conditions or “one or more lines of interest.” When they fail to do so, their activities may trigger unrelated business income tax or even threaten the association’s tax-exempt status. This article examines the issue.

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  • Does a Roth IRA fit into your retirement plan?

    July / August 2017
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: A Roth IRA can offer both income and estate tax benefits. However, it’s important to weigh the benefits of each IRA type. This article explains the differences between a Roth and a traditional IRA and details additional Roth benefits.

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  • Helping soon-to-be retirees understand RMD rules

    June / July 2017
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: Employees who are approaching retirement age may be unaware of their required minimum distribution (RMD) obligations, which begin at age 70½ for both individual IRAs and 401(k)s. This article summarizes what they need to know for financial and tax-planning purposes.

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  • Cash flow problems? Tackle receipt and disbursement issues

    Winter 2016
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: To prevent budget deficits, nonprofits need to improve cash management, particularly when it comes to billing, receipts and disbursements. This article provides such tips as moving fundraising calendars ahead, correcting billing errors quickly and prioritizing disbursements.

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  • Defending a claim made under the Equal Pay Act

    March / April 2015
    Newsletter: Employment Law Briefing

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: After a discrimination claim was filed by a female attorney in her employer’s law department, the EEOC began a three-year investigation into the employer’s pay practices. It then filed a complaint, alleging that female and male nonsupervisory attorneys received unequal pay for performing equal work. But, as this article explains, both the district and appeals courts found the EEOC’s claims to be too general in nature. Still, the case indicates why it’s important for employers to maintain detailed job descriptions that account for the differences among their various positions. E.E.O.C. v. Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, No. 13-2705-CV, Sept. 29, 2014 (2nd Cir.)

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  • They’re back … The required minimum distribution deadline is nearing

    February / March 2012
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: While some were hoping for a reprieve from the IRS similar to that in 2009, retirement plan participants must take required minimum distributions (RMDs) for the 2011 tax year. RMDs are minimum amounts that certain participants must take each year. This article reviews when to start these distributions and how much to distribute.

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  • Receiving Social Security benefits before full retirement age

    January 2012
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: A fully insured individual can start receiving Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62. However, the full benefit will be permanently reduced for each month before the individual reaches his or her full benefit retirement age. This article offers two hypothetical examples of how this works: one discussing the difference in benefits between the two dates, and the other showing how a retired spouse’s benefits increase when his or her mate retires.

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  • Regaining tax-exempt status

    October / November 2011
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: Nearly 275,000 not-for-profits lost their tax-exempt status this year because they’d failed to file required annual reports for three consecutive years. This article tells what a nonprofit needs to know if it’s on the revocation list and seeks to re-attain its exempt status. It describes the tax forms and other items it must file and explains that small organizations may be eligible for transitional relief.

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  • When is a discount for lack of marketability warranted?

    Winter 2009
    Newsletter: Expert / Valuation & Litigation Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: Whether for purposes of buy-sell agreements, shareholder litigation, marital dissolutions or taxes, business valuations frequently require the application of a discount for lack of marketability (DLOM). This is particularly true when valuing a minority interest. This article outlines the 10 factors Judge David Laro of the U.S. Tax Court has enumerated as important when determining a DLOM and the three general categories they fall into.

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  • DEALER DIGEST – Making your virtual dealership irresistible

    September / October 2008
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: News items discuss how to make your virtual dealership irresistible and report on auto dealers recently recognized for “going green.”

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  • Beating the shop-supplies-fee blues – Separate charge brings in cash but may rile customers

    March / April 2008
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: Many dealerships are reassessing whether charging a shop supplies fee is worth the trouble it causes. This article discusses customer- and business-related issues to consider as well as viable alternatives. (Updated 12/30/12)

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  • GRAT expectations – A zeroed-out GRAT can transfer wealth tax-free

    January / February 2008
    Newsletter: Estate Planner

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 562

    Abstract: A zeroed-out grantor retained annuity trust (GRAT) may be an attractive addition to an estate plan if a person has a large estate and has used up the $1 million lifetime gift tax exemption (or wishes to preserve the exemption for other purposes). This article details how a zeroed-out GRAT works.

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