4 tips on making your marketing emails a blast
No business owner wants to send out spam. Even the term “email blast,” the practice of launching a flurry ofRead more.
Research credit can offset a small business’s payroll taxes
Does your small business engage in qualified research activities? If so, you may be eligible for a research tax creditRead more.
The ins and outs of tax on “income investments”
Many investors, especially more risk-averse ones, hold much of their portfolios in “income investments” — those that pay interest orRead more.
Fortifying your business with enterprise risk management
Hundreds of years ago, prosperous towns managed the various risks of foreign invaders, thieves and wild animals by fortifying theirRead more.
Minimize inventory, services to make your financials shine
Your business financials — where they stand currently and where they might be going next year — are incredibly important.Read more.
How to maximize deductions for business real estate
Currently, a valuable income tax deduction related to real estate is for depreciation, but the depreciation period for such propertyRead more.
Retirement savings opportunity for the self-employed
Did you know that if you’re self-employed you may be able to set up a retirement plan that allows youRead more.
Valuation often affects succession plans in hard-to-see ways
Any business owner developing a succession plan should rightfully assume that regular business valuations are a must. When envisioningRead more.
Which tax-advantaged health account should be part of your benefits package?
On October 12, an executive order was signed that, among other things, seeks to expand Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs).Read more.
2 ACA taxes that may apply to your exec comp
If you’re an executive or other key employee, you might be rewarded for your contributions to your company’s success withRead more.
4 ways to get (and keep) your business data in order
With so much data flying around these days, it’s easy for a company of any size to get overwhelmed.Read more.
Accelerate your retirement savings with a cash balance plan
Business owners may not be able to set aside as much as they’d like in tax-advantaged retirement plans. Typically, they’reRead more.
Don’t ignore the Oct. 16 extended filing deadline just because you can’t pay your tax bill
The extended deadline for filing 2016 individual federal income tax returns is October 16. If you extended your return andRead more.
“Bunching” medical expenses will be a tax-smart strategy for many in 2017
Various limits apply to most tax deductions, and one type of limit is a “floor,” which means expenses are deductibleRead more.
Timing strategies could become more powerful in 2017, depending on what happens with tax reform
Projecting your business income and expenses for this year and next can allow you to time when you recognize incomeRead more.