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Lehigh Valley tax accountant on new tax law: It's going to be a very busy spring
By TIM DARRAGH, Contact Reporter Of The Morning Call, January 10, 2018
Now that President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress have gotten their tax-reform dream to come true, an army of tax experts and accountants are beginning the process of understanding how it will work in real life.
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Behavioral economics: Why ‘now’ trumps retirement saving
By JOSEPH A. MASTRIANI, January 8, 2017
There is nothing quite like being awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for attracting media attention. Richard Thaler, professor of economics at the University of Chicago, recently was awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for his pioneering work in the field of behavioral economics.
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Three sources for buyers of your business – but start early
By BRUCE A. PALMER, November 13, 2017
Several business platitudes come to mind for owners of closely held businesses that do not consider succession planning a priority, including “begin with the end in mind” and “failure to plan is a plan to fail.
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An owners’ agreement on buy-sell will do everyone well
By CYNTHIA MERRITT, October 23, 2017
There are many issues to discuss in a family-owned business, but the one most often overlooked is the drafting of a buy-sell agreement.
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When leaves fall is your call to tax plan for capital gains
By STANLEY J. BUSHNER, October 16, 2017
As year-end approaches, investors should review their capital gains to see what, if any, options they have to reduce their tax exposure for 2017.
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Trust-based traps: Why it’s vital to set aside these funds
By LOUIS J. LEMASTER, August 14, 2017
Primarily focused on operating their business and providing their family with the financial support and benefits to thrive, business owners can forget or overlook important tax and employment laws. Here are three areas you need to ensure that your accounting system is prepared to handle for you.
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Using Single-Member LLCs to Own Real Estate
By JACK S. LISICKY, Summer 2017
Single-member LLCs (SMLLCs) are LLCs with only one member (owner). Thanks to the taxpayer-friendly “check-the-box” entity classification regulations, SMLLCs have become a popular entity choice for various business and investment activities.
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Integrity, examination, education are keys to curb fraud
By DAVID MARAKOVITS, July 10, 2017
If you’re an owner or manager, likely you have at least a mild curiosity about fraud and how it may have a direct effect on your business or organization.
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IRS TAX PENALTY REMOVAL: Ask and You Could Receive
By JOSEPH A. MASTRIANI, April 5, 2017
With the tax filing season upon us, many small business owners take responsibility for the timely filing and payment of their business and personal tax obligations.
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NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROFESSIONAL ADVISORS
By BRUCE A. PALMER, January 18, 2017
Professional advisors such as accountants, lawyers, insurance agents, bankers, trust officers, financial planners, investment advisors, etc. depend on each other when working with mutual clients as well as creating new business opportunities for each other.
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THE CANDIDATES ON TAXES Trump plan restores growth, boosts deficit; Clinton's slows economy, trims deficit
By JOSEPH A. MASTRIANI, October 17, 2016
Never in the history of presidential campaigns has there been such a contrast of candidates' positions and styles as there is in this year's race pitting Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump.
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Maximizing Depreciation Deductions For Business Real Estate
By JACK S. LISICKY, October 5, 2016
When buying business real estate, for your personal occupancy or rental to others-you should take steps that maximize the income tax depreciation deductions that you can claim for the property. Here are a few suggestions.
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Find the financial statement that fits your business' needs.
By EVELYN A. WILLIAMS, October 12, 2015
“The company needs an audit.”
This statement often is heard from small-business owners when asked to provide financial statements. An audit, though, is not always what is required.
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Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
February 19, 2018
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Withholding on Non-Employee Compensation and Business Income
February 5, 2018
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New Tax Bill Signed into Law by the President
December 27, 2017
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Veterans Exemptions on NJ Personal Tax Returns
December 13, 2017
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Tax Planning
December 5, 2017
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Revised Tax Reform Information
November 17, 2017
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Scammers aim at small businesses using QuickBooks®
January 26, 2017
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2017 Mileage Rates Released - Agency Regulation
December 19, 2016
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2017 PA Tax Amnesty Program
December 8, 2016
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Federal Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Halting DOL's New Fair Labor Standards Act
November 28, 2016
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Proposed Regulations Affect Valuation Discounts in Family Transfers
November 21, 2016
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Tax Changes Made in NJ - Does it Affect You?
November 11, 2016
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Final Ruling on Department of Labor’s OT Regulations
May 26, 2016
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Fraud Tips Every Business Leader Should Know
January 27, 2016
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Size Does Matter! Ask Us Why
October 8, 2015
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Avoid Possible ERISA Litigation
April 8, 2015
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Choosing the Wrong Auditor Could Cost You BIG $$$
January 23, 2015
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