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Ensuring a peaceful succession with a buy-sell agreement

A buy-sell agreement is a critical component of succession planning for many businesses.

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Credit loss standard: The new CECL model

A new accounting standard on credit losses goes into effect in 2020 for public companies and 2021 for private ones.

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Powers of attorney: Springing vs. nonspringing

Estate planning typically focuses on what happens to your assets when you die.

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Back-to-school marketing ideas for savvy business owners

August is back-to-school time across the country.

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Put your audit in reverse to save sales and use tax

It’s a safe bet that state tax authorities will let you know if you haven’t paid enough sales and use taxes, but what are the odds that you’ll be n

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Close-up on cutoffs for reporting revenues and expenses

Under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), there are strict rules on when to recognize revenues and expenses.

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Material participation key to deducting LLC and LLP losses

If your business is a limited liability company (LLC) or a limited liability partnership (LLP), you know that these structures offer liability prot

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Beware the GST tax when transferring assets to grandchildren

As you plan your estate, don’t overlook the generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax.

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Will Congress revive expired tax breaks?

Most of the talk about possible tax legislation this year has focused on either wide-sweeping tax reform or taxes that are part of the Affordable C

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Rev up retirement offerings with an NQDC plan

Many business owners and executives would like to save more money for retirement than they’re allowed to sock away in their 401(k) plan.

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4 tough questions to ask before expanding to a new location

Is business going so well that you’re thinking about adding another location? If this is the case, congratulations!

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A refresher on the ACA’s tax penalty on individuals without health insurance

Now that Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal and replacement efforts appear to have collapsed, at least for the time being, it’s a good time for a ref

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