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Private companies: Have you implemented the new revenue recognition standard?

Private companies that follow U.S.

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An ESOP can benefit a business owner’s retirement and estate plans

Employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) offer closely held business owners an exit strategy and a tax-efficient technique for sharing equity with em

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Refine your strategic plan with SWOT

With the year underway, your business probably has a strategic plan in place for the months ahead.

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Investment interest expense is still deductible, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll benefit

As you likely know by now, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) reduced or eliminated many deductions for individuals.

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Depreciation-related breaks on business real estate: What you need to know when you file your 2018 return

Commercial buildings and improvements generally are depreciated over 39 years, which essentially means you can deduct a portion of the cost every y

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Evaluating your audit committee

Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the audit committee — not management or the full board of directors — is directly responsible for appointing, compens

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Hastily choosing an executor can lead to problems after your death

Choosing the right executor — sometimes known as a “personal representative” — is critical to the smooth administration of an estate.

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Is your business stuck in the mud with its marketing plan?

A good marketing plan should be like a network of well-paved, clearly marked roads shooting out into the world and leading back to your company.

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Many tax-related limits affecting businesses increase for 2019

A variety of tax-related limits affecting businesses are annually indexed for inflation, and many have gone up for 2019.

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M&A due diligence: Don’t accept financial statements at face value

The M&A market was hot last year, and that momentum is expected to continue in 2019.

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What will your marginal income tax rate be?

While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) generally reduced individual tax rates for 2018 through 2025, some taxpayers could see their taxes go up due

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Higher mileage rate may mean larger tax deductions for business miles in 2019

This year, the optional standard mileage rate used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business increased by 3.5 cents

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