2021

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  • Compiling a marital balance sheet in divorce

    August 2021
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    Word count: 296

    Abstract: Divorce is a difficult process for almost everyone. That’s why being clear and organized can help facilitate the process. This brief article discusses how the first step is generally to compile a marital balance sheet and what that involves.

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  • Stress testing your investment portfolio

    August 2021
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    Word count: 380

    Abstract: Many banks conduct regular “stress” tests to predict the impact of adverse external events. Essentially, stress testing is the ultimate “what if” analysis. This article discusses how investors can perform stress tests on their portfolios to assess and mitigate risk.

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  • 5 key points about bonus depreciation

    August 2021
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    Word count: 498

    Abstract: Like most business owners, you’ve probably heard about 100% bonus depreciation. It’s available for a wide range of qualifying asset purchases. But there are many important details to keep straight. This article presents five key points about this powerful tax-saving tool.

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  • Know the nuances of the nanny tax

    August 2021
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    Word count: 558

    Abstract: During the pandemic, many families have hired household workers. For any household worker who isn’t an independent contractor, “nanny tax” obligations may apply. This article explores the details of withholding, reporting and paying a household worker. A sidebar looks at the federal unemployment tax.

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  • Tax calendar

    July 2021
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    Word count: 202

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

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  • A tax quirk of being a business partner

    July 2021
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    Word count: 340

    Abstract: In any given year, a partner in a business may be taxed on more partnership income than he or she received in distributions. As this brief article explains, this quirk of taxation lies in the way partnerships and partners are taxed.

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  • Are scholarships taxable?

    July 2021
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    Word count: 389

    Abstract: If your child has been awarded a scholarship for college or another type of school, it’s certainly cause for celebration. But parents need to be aware of the potential tax implications. This article explains whether or not scholarships are taxable.

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  • Family businesses must beware of fraud

    July 2021
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    Word count: 492

    Abstract: Family businesses make up a huge percentage of companies in the United States and produce much of the country’s gross domestic product. However, for various reasons, they may also potentially face higher fraud risk. This article discusses why, and how family business owners can reduce their risk.

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  • Curtailing tax surprises with cryptocurrency

    July 2021
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    Word count: 615

    Abstract: As investing in Bitcoin, Dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies becomes more popular, investors need to understand the potential tax ramifications. Unlike traditional currency, the IRS views cryptocurrency as property. This article explores the impact on capital gains and losses as well as defines key terms such as “hard forks” and “air drops.”

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  • New rules for COVID-related paid sick time and leave

    June 2021
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    Word count: 282

    Abstract: Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, employees could (through December 31, 2020) take paid sick time and paid family leave to care for themselves or loved ones because of COVID-19. This brief article notes some changes to the applicable rules with the passage of two subsequent laws in December 2020 and in March 2021.

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  • Should an LLC hold your vacation home?

    June 2021
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    Word count: 426

    Abstract: Holding a vacation home shared by family members in a limited liability company is one option that can offer important benefits. This short article lists several: asset protection, ease of management, ownership restrictions and estate planning advantages.

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  • Weighing the pros and cons of LTC insurance

    June 2021
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    Word count: 485

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected our lives in many ways that are still playing out. For example, it has served as a reminder of how difficult an unexpected medical crisis can be to manage financially. This article explores the pros and cons of one potential safeguard against such risk: long-term care insurance.

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  • Individual taxpayers, remember the rescue!

    June 2021
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    Word count: 559

    Abstract: Many individual taxpayers fondly recall the stimulus payments issued this spring under the American Rescue Plan Act. However, the law contains plenty of other provisions also worth remembering. This article reviews four highlights. A sidebar looks at the income exclusion for unemployment benefits.

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  • Appreciating the helpful balance of bonds

    May 2021
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    Word count: 276

    Abstract: Stock market swings may bring both fortune and fear, so investors shouldn’t forget about the helpful balance of bonds. This brief article discusses several popular options, including U.S. government savings bonds and corporate bonds.

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  • The tax treatment of start-up expenses

    May 2021
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    Word count: 390

    Abstract: With the economy expected to improve in the months or quarters ahead, many business owners and entrepreneurs may decide to launch new enterprises. This article discusses the general rules and applicable expenses related to the tax treatment of start-ups.

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  • 3 things to know after filing your tax return

    May 2021
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    Word count: 495

    Abstract: Most people feel a sense of relief after filing their tax returns. But even if you’ve successfully filed your 2020 return with the IRS, there may still be some issues to bear in mind. This article discusses three considerations: checking on a refund, filing an amended return and retaining records.

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