Tax Strategies for Pass-Through Entities in 2018

Reducing Taxes for Small Business Owners The new tax reform legislation passed by Congress in Dec 2017 provides a special tax treatment for pass-through companies (subchapter S corporations, LLCs, partnerships, and sole proprietors). The IRS refers to these entities as

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Getting a Small Business Ready to Sell

If you plan to sell your business someday, think about getting it ready to sell long before you approach a buyer. People typically fix their homes prior to putting them on the market and clean their cars prior to the

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Planning Your Small Business Exit Strategy

Tips on Planning for a Profitable Small Business Exit How to get the most out of your business when you want to retire. At some point, most small business owners start thinking about retiring from their business. One key dilemma

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5 Ways to Fund Business Growth for Your Small Business

The Conference Board projects that the US economy will grow slightly faster in 2018. With this projected growth on top of the economy’s good performance in 2017, the business sector has finally vanquished the after-effects of the great 2008 recession.

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You Can Deduct Job-Related Moving Expenses

Late summer and early fall can be a big season for moving. If you move this year to start a new job or if your job moved to a new location, you may be able to deduct moving expenses. You

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What Net Payment Terms Are Best to Use for Your Business?

You are about to land a major new client. Now it is time to negotiate the final contract. It is important to define your payment terms at this stage, but what terms are best for you? Most companies, especially if

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Cash Flow | Six Tips for Better Cash Management

As a business owner, you have heard the old adage “cash is king.” If you are a seasoned business owner, you’ve probably lived through some lean years. A great way to weather the occasionally stormy waters of business ownership is

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Gambling Winnings and Taxes

It’s Preakness Week in Maryland. Just Remember: Big Winners Owe Taxes! Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course hosts the second leg of the Triple Crown this week. If you are lucky at the track, pick the winner, and win big, you must

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Tax Planning and Recordkeeping Tips for After Tax Season

With your just-completed tax filing, you may not want to think about taxes and your finances. However, now can be a great time to review your tax planning and recordkeeping process and to take stock of your personal finances. Review

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Tips for Last Minute Tax Prep and Beyond

The IRS is giving tax-prep-procrastinators a little more time this year. Since April 15 falls on a Saturday, the IRS changed the tax filing deadline this year to April 18. If you are working up to the last minute to

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