Could a long-term deal ease your succession planning woes?

Could a long-term deal ease your succession planning woes? Some business owners — particularly those who founded their companies — may find it hard to give up control to a successor. Maybe you just can’t identify the right person internally to fill your shoes. While retirement isn’t in your immediate future, you know you must […]

June 28, 2018


Consider the tax advantages of investing in qualified small business stock

Consider the tax advantages of investing in qualified small business stock While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) reduced most ordinary-income tax rates for individuals, it didn’t change long-term capital gains rates. They remain at 0%, 15% and 20%. The 0% rate generally applies to taxpayers in the bottom two ordinary-income tax brackets (now […]

June 27, 2018


2 tax law changes that may affect your business’s 401(k) plan

2 tax law changes that may affect your business’s 401(k) plan When you think about recent tax law changes and your business, you’re probably thinking about the new 20% pass-through deduction for qualified business income or the enhancements to depreciation-related breaks. Or you may be contemplating the reduction or elimination of certain business expense deductions. […]

June 25, 2018


Ask the right questions about your IT strategy

Ask the right questions about your IT strategy Most businesses approach technology as an evolving challenge. You don’t want to overspend on bells and whistles you’ll never fully use, but you also don’t want to get left behind as competitors use the latest tech tools to operate more nimbly. To refine your IT strategy over […]

June 21, 2018


The tax impact of the TCJA on estate planning

The tax impact of the TCJA on estate planning The massive changes the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made to income taxes have garnered the most attention. But the new law also made major changes to gift and estate taxes. While the TCJA didn’t repeal these taxes, it did significantly reduce the number of […]

June 20, 2018