When holiday gifts and parties are deductible or taxable
The holiday season is a great time for businesses to show their appreciation for employees and customers by giving them
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Does prepaying property taxes make sense anymore?
Prepaying property taxes related to the current year but due the following year has long been one of the most
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Estimates vs. actuals: Was your 2018 budget reasonable?
As the year winds down, business owners can be thankful for the gift of perspective (among other things, we hope).
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Tax reform expands availability of cash accounting
Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), many more businesses are now eligible to use the cash method of
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Catch-up retirement plan contributions can be particularly advantageous post-TCJA
Will you be age 50 or older on December 31? Are you still working? Are you already contributing to your
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3 ways to get more from your marketing dollars
A strong economy leads some company owners to cut back on marketing. Why spend the money if business is so
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It’s not too late: You can still set up a retirement plan for 2018
If most of your money is tied up in your business, retirement can be a challenge. So if you haven’t
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Mutual funds: Handle with care at year end
As we approach the end of 2018, it’s a good idea to review the mutual fund holdings in your taxable
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Taking the hybrid approach to cloud computing
For several years now, cloud computing has been touted as the perfect way for companies large and small to meet
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Buy business assets before year end to reduce your 2018 tax liability
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has enhanced two depreciation-related breaks that are popular year-end tax planning tools for
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Time for NQDC plan deferral elections
If you’re an executive or other key employee, your employer may offer you a nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plan. As
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Change management doesn’t have to be scary
Business owners are constantly bombarded with terminology and buzzwords. Although you probably feel a need to keep up with the
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Research credit available to some businesses for the first time
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) didn’t change the federal tax credit for “increasing research activities,” but several TCJA
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Donate appreciated stock for twice the tax benefits
A tried-and-true year end tax strategy is to make charitable donations. As long as you itemize and your gift qualifies,
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Reduce insurance costs by encouraging employee wellness
Protecting your company through the purchase of various forms of insurance is a risk-management necessity. But just because you must
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