In today’s tough job market and economy, the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) may help employers. Many business owners are hiring and should be aware that the WOTC is available to employers that hire workers… Read More »Work Opportunity Tax Credit provides help to employers
As a result of the current estate tax exemption amount ($12.06 million in 2022), many estates no longer need to be concerned with federal estate tax. Before 2011, a much smaller amount resulted in estate… Read More »Don’t forget income taxes when planning your estate
Many contractors likely sat up and took notice in August when the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law. The IRA is expected to have a substantial impact on the construction industry, largely because… Read More »Construction industry awaits guidance on new energy tax incentives
Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2022. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply… Read More »2022 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers
Does your business need real estate to conduct operations? Or does it otherwise hold property and put the title in the name of the business? You may want to rethink this approach. Any short-term benefits… Read More »Separating your business from its real estate
Now that Labor Day has passed, it’s a good time to think about making moves that may help lower your small business taxes for this year and next. The standard year-end approach of deferring income… Read More »Year-end tax planning ideas for your small business
In its latest report, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) announced that July 2022 existing home sales were down but prices were up nationwide, compared with last year. “The ongoing sales decline reflects the impact… Read More »Seller-paid points: Can homeowners deduct them?
High-income taxpayers face two special taxes — a 3.8% net investment income tax (NIIT) and a 0.9% additional Medicare tax on wage and self-employment income. Here’s an overview of the taxes and what they may… Read More »Is your income high enough to owe two extra taxes?
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), signed into law by President Biden on August 16, contains many provisions related to climate, energy and taxes. There has been a lot of media coverage about the law’s impact… Read More »Inflation Reduction Act provisions of interest to small businesses
You may have heard that the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law recently. While experts have varying opinions about whether it will reduce inflation in the near future, it contains, extends and modifies… Read More »The Inflation Reduction Act: what’s in it for you?
Many contractors prioritize business financial management over personal wealth management. It’s an easy trap to fall into given how competitive the construction industry can be. Let’s discuss some ways to manage your wealth while you… Read More »Manage your construction business … and your wealth
Do you own a successful small business with no employees and want to set up a retirement plan? Or do you want to upgrade from a SIMPLE IRA or Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) plan? Consider… Read More »Self-employed? Build a nest egg with a solo 401(k) plan