Time for NQDC plan deferral elections

Time for NQDC plan deferral elections If you’re an executive or other key employee, your employer may offer you a nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plan. As the name suggests, NQDC plans pay employees in the future for services currently performed. The plans allow deferral of the income tax associated with the compensation. But to receive […]

November 28, 2018


Buy business assets before year end to reduce your 2018 tax liability

Buy business assets before year end to reduce your 2018 tax liability The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has enhanced two depreciation-related breaks that are popular year-end tax planning tools for businesses. To take advantage of these breaks, you must purchase qualifying assets and place them in service by the end of the tax […]

November 26, 2018


Taking the hybrid approach to cloud computing

Taking the hybrid approach to cloud computing For several years now, cloud computing has been touted as the perfect way for companies large and small to meet their software and data storage needs. But, when it comes to choosing and deploying a solution, one size doesn’t fit all. Many businesses have found it difficult to […]

November 22, 2018


Donate appreciated stock for twice the tax benefits

Donate appreciated stock for twice the tax benefits A tried-and-true year end tax strategy is to make charitable donations. As long as you itemize and your gift qualifies, you can claim a charitable deduction. But did you know that you can enjoy an additional tax benefit if you donate long-term appreciated stock instead of cash? […]

November 21, 2018


Research credit available to some businesses for the first time

Research credit available to some businesses for the first time The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) didn’t change the federal tax credit for “increasing research activities,” but several TCJA provisions have an indirect impact on the credit. As a result, the research credit may be available to some businesses for the first time. AMT […]

November 19, 2018