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End-Of-Year Tax Savings

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  • 5 November 2018
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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End-Of-Year Tax Savings
Taxes may be the last thing on your mind as the holidays roll around, but they shouldn’t be. There are unique tax-saving opportunities only available before year’s end.

Immediate Deductions: New Tax Savings for Business Purchases

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  • 8 October 2018
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Immediate Deductions:  New Tax Savings for Business Purchases
There’s never been a better time to purchase equipment and other assets for your business, at least as far as the IRS is concerned. That’s because both Section 179 deductions and the new bonus depreciation deductions have been greatly expanded under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

What Keeps Employees Truly Happy?

  • 26 April 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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What Keeps Employees Truly Happy?

Low unemployment rates are a good thing, right? For business owners, it can be a mixed bag. The current job market means that attracting and retaining top employees is critically important. Essentially, there are more jobs than there are good candidates to fill them.  

Per Diem Travel: Myths You Shouldn't Believe

  • 12 April 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Per Diem Travel:  Myths You Shouldn't Believe

As we head into business conference season, now is a great time to review the rules concerning business travel expenses. Using a per diem rate to reimburse business travel is often misunderstood. Typically, the record keeping is simpler under this method as the federal government has established fixed reimbursement amounts per day for business travel that cover lodging, meals and incidentals.

Is Litigation Financing a Viable Option?

  • 30 March 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Is Litigation Financing a Viable Option?

You may have a great track record in the courtroom, but are you willing to bet on it? An increasing number of U.S. litigators are, following a trend called third party litigation financing (TPLF) or alternative litigation financing (ALF). This type of litigation financing often uses hedge funds and other investment principles to fund the litigation process for plaintiffs’ attorneys.

Strange Taxes from Around the Nation

  • 23 March 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Strange Taxes from Around the Nation

With tax season in full swing, there’s a chance you may need your mood lightened. If so, enjoy this roundup of crazy taxes from around this great nation.

Is Private Equity an Answer to Cash Woes?

  • 15 March 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Is Private Equity an Answer to Cash Woes?
Private equity is a term that’s thrown around the business world, especially among startup companies. It can be a great way for businesses to get a much-needed infusion of cash.  And you don’t need to be a young, hip startup to consider it as a viable option.

Is the U.S. a Top Global Tax Haven?

  • 23 February 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Is the U.S. a Top Global Tax Haven?

 Last month we covered how U.S. citizens working abroad were escaping outrageous U.S. taxes by renouncing their citizenships. It has now been announced that the U.S. has moved from the world’s sixth to the third top tax haven behind only Switzerland and Hong Kong  It is estimated that $21 trillion to $32 trillion in private wealth is untaxed or lightly taxed in what it calls worldwide “secrecy jurisdictions,” with the U.S. being a top spot for activity.

Top 2016 Tax Deduction Changes for Business Owners

  • 9 February 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Top 2016 Tax Deduction Changes for Business Owners

As usual, Congress’ procrastination resulted in some last-minute legislation. Here’s a summary of the top tax changes that will affect business owners in 2016:

Foreign Assets? Working Abroad? The IRS Still Wants Your Money

  • 26 January 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Foreign Assets?  Working Abroad?  The IRS Still Wants Your Money

More than 3,000 Americans each year give up their U.S. passports in order to work abroad. Why? It’s not because they don’t love America. It’s because tax complications make it too hard to work abroad while staying loyal to Uncle Sam. In fact, the U.S. is known to have the most onerous tax laws for citizens working abroad of any developed country in the world.

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