Cofounder Conflict Could Be One of the Biggest Threats to Your New Business

If you asked brand-new entrepreneurs to make a list of everything they think might one day pose a threat to their startup, you’d probably hear a variety of answers with similar themes.  Some might be (rightfully) worried about ultimately developing a product in search of a marketplace. Others may be worried about how they’re going […]

Year-End Tips for Charitable Contributions

As the end of the year and the holiday season approaches, we will all see an uptick in the number of charitable solicitations arriving in our mailboxes and by email. Since some charities sell their contributor lists to other charities, frequent contributors may find themselves besieged by requests from all sorts of charities with which […]

Holiday Gifting with a Tax Twist

Some holiday gifts you provide to members of your family, employees, and others may also yield tax benefits. Here are some examples:  Employee Gifts – It is common practice this time of year for employers to give employees gifts. Although gifts are generally excluded from the recipient’s gross income, an employee cannot exclude gifts from […]

Tax Changes For 2019

As the end of the year approaches, it is a good time to review the various changes that impact 2019 tax returns. Some of the changes are likely to apply to your tax situation. In addition, be aware that various tax-related bills currently in Congress may or may not pass this year. If any of […]