529 plans offer two tax-advantaged education funding options
Section 529 plans are a popular education-funding tool because of tax and other benefits. Two types are available: 1) prepaidRead more.
A strong BYOD policy combines convenience with security
It’s easy to understand why more and more businesses are taking a “bring your own device” (BYOD) approach to theRead more.
Could a cost segregation study help you accelerate depreciation deductions?
Businesses that acquire, construct or substantially improve a building — or did so in previous years — should consider aRead more.
Charitable IRA rollovers may be especially beneficial in 2018
If you’re age 70½ or older, you can make direct contributions — up to $100,000 annually — from your IRARead more.
Dig out your business plan to plan for the year ahead
Like many business owners, you probably created a business plan when you launched your company. But, as is also oftenRead more.
Businesses aren’t immune to tax identity theft
Tax identity theft may seem like a problem only for individual taxpayers. But, according to the IRS, increasingly businesses areRead more.
Tax planning for investments gets more complicated
For investors, fall is a good time to review year-to-date gains and losses. Not only can it help you assessRead more.
Keeping a king in the castle with a well-maintained cash reserve
You’ve no doubt heard the old business cliché “cash is king.” And it’s true: A company in a strong cashRead more.
Be sure your employee travel expense reimbursements will pass muster with the IRS
Does your business reimburse employees’ work-related travel expenses? If you do, you know that it can help you attract andRead more.
The tax deduction ins and outs of donating artwork to charity
If you’re charitably inclined and you collect art, appreciated artwork can make one of the best charitable gifts from aRead more.
Are you ready to expand to a second location?
Most business owners want to grow their companies. And one surefire sign of growth is when ownership believes the companyRead more.
2018 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers
Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2018. KeepRead more.
You might save tax if your vacation home qualifies as a rental property
Do you own a vacation home? If you both rent it out and use it personally, you might save taxRead more.
Prepare for valuation issues in your buy-sell agreement
Every business with more than one owner needs a buy-sell agreement to handle both expected and unexpected ownership changes. WhenRead more.
How to reduce the tax risk of using independent contractors
Classifying a worker as an independent contractor frees a business from payroll tax liability and allows it to forgo providingRead more.