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  • Plan your estate now, save taxes later

    Spring 2013
    Newsletter: Auto Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 652

    Abstract: The estate tax provisions of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), combined with dealership values that continue to be relatively low, provide significant tax-saving opportunities for dealers in 2013. This article looks at the higher lifetime gift and estate tax exemption and rate and notes that it’s important to start estate planning early to maximize tax-free transfers of dealership assets before they appreciate. It also discusses dealership valuation, family limited partnerships and grantor retained annuity trusts.

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  • Where the fraudsters go

    Fall 2012
    Newsletter: Community Banking Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 652

    Abstract: Fraud hurts many aspects of a business — including its ability to repay its bank loans. An astute lender knows where to look on a client’s balance sheet to catch a whiff of fraud. Because fraud escalates in down economies, lenders have their work cut out for them — but less so if they know what they’re looking for. This article discusses specifically what to look for when examining inventory and accounts receivable and payable.

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  • Getting a grasp on the value of intellectual property

    Summer 2011
    Newsletter: Expert / Valuation & Litigation Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 652

    Abstract: Valuing an intangible asset such as intellectual property (IP) isn’t easy. But appraisers do have ways of estimating the value of assets such as patents, copyrights and trademarks. This article discusses the three common valuation methods, along with additional factors that are considered when valuing patents or other IP.

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  • Is it time for a road trip? Be sure to consider the tax impact of crossing state lines

    Spring 2011
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 652

    Abstract: Conducting business in multiple states may open new markets and allow companies to better leverage their distinctive strengths. But doing so can also create unexpected tax liability. Another state can apply its income, franchise, or sales and use tax to a business if that business establishes a sufficient connection, or “nexus,” with that state — and many states require only a minimal presence to establish nexus. This article discusses the factors that establish nexus, and explains why multistate taxation isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

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  • Powering down – Reduce operational costs by conducting an energy audit

    Winter 2011
    Newsletter: Manufacturer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 652

    Abstract: For most manufacturers, energy efficiency has become a must-do measure. However, while instigating a large-scale energy reduction plan may seem daunting, there are ways to make the process easier — and well worth the effort. This article shows how manufacturers can not only determine current energy usage, but employ a third-party energy audit to discover specific measures to reduce usage.

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  • Sibling vs. sibling – Managed effectively, sibling rivalry can benefit a family business

    August / September 2010
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 652

    Abstract: Sibling rivalry can bring out the best in children, but if it goes too far, it can become detrimental as they play an increasing role in the family business. This article looks at the factors that cause sibling rivalry and some specific steps family business owners can take to manage the rivalry effectively and allow it to become the family business’ secret weapon.

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