Investing in business assets is a traditional and powerful year-end tax planning strategy, and it might make even more sense in 2018. Here’s why.
Because of the high exemption under the TCJA, few Americans have to worry about facing federal gift and estate tax liability in the next several years. But no matter your current net worth, it’s still important to be tax-smart when making lifetime gifts.
The tax treatment of fringe benefits varies. Many types are tax-free to employees, but the TCJA has changed the tax treatment of some benefits. Here’s what small businesses need to know.
With the TCJA’s near doubling of the standard deduction, making a direct charitable IRA rollover can be particularly powerful for taxpayers old enough to be eligible.
Donating artwork is a great way to share enjoyment of the work with others. But to maximize the tax benefit, too, you must plan your gift carefully and follow all the rules.
Kids back in school, the days getting shorter, pumpkin spice everything. It must be fall! For businesses, that means it’s time to begin year-end tax planning. It’s also time to think about the fourth quarter 2018 filing deadlines.
Two of the 2018 estimated tax payment deadlines for individuals have already passed; the third one is coming up very soon. Here’s how to determine if you need to make a payment.
A sound succession plan is a must for every business. But even the best-laid strategies can go awry. Here are some steps you can take to fix a shaky succession plan: Compare progress to plan. Don’t rely on vague notions of why your succession plan isn’t working....
Offering a tax-advantaged retirement plan is one way to help attract and retain quality employees. The 401(k) is a popular option, but employers have more than one variety to choose from: Traditional. Employees contribute on a pretax basis, with the employer matching...