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2019 San Antonio Small Business Outlook

  • 22 January 2019
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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2019 San Antonio Small Business Outlook

Experts have mixed opinions about the health of our economy in 2019 but, for the most part, it’s a great time to be an entrepreneur in San Antonio. Tech, manufacturing, and healthcare—the leading industries—are expected to grow 7-15% by 2023. Large employers like Oracle, Rackspace, USAA, HCA, Martin Marietta, Christus Health and Accenture dominate the list, but more and more supporting small businesses are thriving as they provide research, development, and services. 

Sell Online? How the Wayfair Sales Tax Ruling Affects You

  • 15 January 2019
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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Sell Online? How the Wayfair Sales Tax Ruling Affects You

Wayfair is an online home décor store transforming the way we shop for things like rugs, couches and dining tables on the internet. But, with a recent loss in the U.S. Supreme Court, the e-commerce site is also transforming what sales taxes even small and mid-sized retailers are required to collect online. 

Make These Tax Moves NOW

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Make These Tax Moves NOW

Happy New Year! You may have overlooked some last-minute tax savings while you were celebrating the holidays. But don’t worry, there are still some key tax moves you can make now to save on last year’s taxes. The following are top areas that can help you save on both personal and business taxes:

The British Royals’ New IRS Troubles

  • 7 January 2019
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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The British Royals’ New IRS Troubles
The IRS might soon find out more than it’s ever known about the British Royal Family’s worth. Now that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are married, the couple will need to file U.S. taxes.

Donor-Advised Funds for Charitable Giving

  • 20 December 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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Donor-Advised Funds for Charitable Giving

The National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) reports a record-breaking rise in donor-advised funds for charitable giving. Charities received more than $19 billion from these funds last year, which have grown in popularity due to the new tax laws. 

You May Lose Your Charitable Deduction This Year

  • 11 December 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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You May Lose Your Charitable Deduction This Year

The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) changes the way most taxpayers will be able to deduct donations. Whether giving results in more or fewer tax benefits depends on highly individualized factors. The bottom line, however, is that seemingly huge new tax breaks may not pan out for even generous givers if they don’t rethink their tax strategies. 

A New IRS Tool for Charitable Giving

  • 4 December 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
  • Number of views: 750
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A New IRS Tool for Charitable Giving

It’s the season for giving, and the IRS has made it easier to find charitable opportunities that provide tax advantages, too. Its new Tax Exempt Organization Search (TEOS) replaces EO Select Check and offers advanced features like images of newly filed 990 forms and mobile-friendly searching.

Exit Planing & Your Taxes

Shavano Living

  • 3 December 2018
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Exit Planing & Your Taxes
Are you considering selling your business this year? What about in five years or in 10 years? Believe it or not, it can take a decade of solid planning to exit a business on top, at least when it comes to saving taxes. Business owners who skip exit planning often lose to the IRS more than half of the total amount paid for the sale.

Exit Planning And Your Taxes

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Exit Planning And Your Taxes
Are you considering selling your business this year? What about in five years or in 10 years? Believe it or not, it can take a decade of solid planning to exit a business on top, at least when it comes to saving taxes. Business owners who skip exit planning often lose to the IRS more than half of the total amount paid for the sale.

Serving Meals with Entertainment? Don’t Forget This Tax Detail

  • 27 November 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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Serving Meals with Entertainment? Don’t Forget This Tax Detail

The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) included a significant change for those deducting meals and entertainment from their business taxes. As of 2018, there is no longer a deduction for activities considered entertainment, amusement, or recreation, unless the event is for team building or similar purposes and is attended on a non-discriminatory basis. Business meals, on the other hand, are 50% deductible. But what about events in which both meals and nondeductible entertainment are served? The IRS is finally offering some guidance.

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