The “Kiddie Tax” Hurts Families More Than Ever

October 7, 2019

Years ago, Congress enacted the “kiddie tax” rules to prevent parents and grandparents in high tax brackets from shifting income (especially from investments) to children in lower tax brackets. And while the tax caused some families pain in the past, it has gotten worse today….

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    Getting a Divorce? There Are Tax Issues You Need to Understand

    September 25, 2019

    In addition to the difficult personal issues that divorce entails, several tax concerns need to be addressed to ensure that taxes are kept to a minimum and that important tax-related decisions are properly made. Here are four issues to understand if you are in the…

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      Businesses can utilize the same information IRS auditors use to examine tax returns

      September 20, 2019

      The IRS uses Audit Techniques Guides (ATGs) to help IRS examiners get ready for audits. Your business can use the same guides to gain insight into what the IRS is looking for in terms of compliance with tax laws and regulations. Many ATGs target specific…

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        M&A transactions: Avoid surprises from the IRS

        September 15, 2019

        If you’re considering buying or selling a business — or you’re in the process of a merger or acquisition — it’s important that both parties report the transaction to the IRS in the same way. Otherwise, you may increase your chances of being audited. If…

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          DOL expands retirement plan options for smaller businesses

          September 9, 2019

          The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a final rule which should make it easier for smaller businesses to provide retirement plans to their employees. According to the DOL, the rule will enable more small and midsize unrelated businesses to join forces in multiple…

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