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 themRead more.
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 mostRead more.
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).Read more.
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 ofRead more.
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 yourRead more.
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 soRead more.
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’tRead more.
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 taxableRead more.
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 meetRead more.
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 forRead more.
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. AsRead more.
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 theRead more.
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 TCJARead more.
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,Read more.
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 mustRead more.