Contemplating compensation increases and pay for performance

Contemplating compensation increases and pay for performance As a business grows, one of many challenges it faces is identifying a competitive yet manageable compensation structure. After all, offer too little and you likely won’t have much success in hiring. Offer too much and you may compromise cash flow and profitability. But the challenge doesn’t end […]

August 30, 2018


Do you still need to worry about the AMT?

Do you still need to worry about the AMT? There was talk of repealing the individual alternative minimum tax (AMT) as part of last year’s tax reform legislation. A repeal wasn’t included in the final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), but the TCJA will reduce the number of taxpayers subject to […]

August 29, 2018


An FLP can save tax in a family business succession

An FLP can save tax in a family business succession One of the biggest concerns for family business owners is succession planning — transferring ownership and control of the company to the next generation. Often, the best time tax-wise to start transferring ownership is long before the owner is ready to give up control of […]

August 27, 2018


Is there a weak link in your supply chain?

Is there a weak link in your supply chain? In an increasingly global economy, keeping a close eye on your supply chain is imperative. Even if your company operates only locally or nationally, your suppliers could be affected by wider economic conditions and developments. So, make sure you’re regularly assessing where weak links in your […]

August 23, 2018


Why the “kiddie tax” is more dangerous than ever

Why the “kiddie tax” is more dangerous than ever Once upon a time, some parents and grandparents would attempt to save tax by putting investments in the names of their young children or grandchildren in lower income tax brackets. To discourage such strategies, Congress created the “kiddie” tax back in 1986. Since then, this tax […]

August 22, 2018