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Watch Out for these Tax Issues When Planning for Your Business in 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act makes sweeping changes. But some of the new provisions won’t necessarily be relevant to your situation. Here’s a quick reference guide to the major changes under the new law to help you understand what’s changing. In general, these changes are effective for tax years beginningRead More …

New Tax Law Boosts Appeal of Qualified Small Business Corporations

Would you like to invest in a business that allows you to subsequently sell your stock tax-free? That may be possible with qualified small business corporation (QSBC) stock that’s acquired on or after September 28, 2010. Sales of QSBC stock are potentially eligible for a 100% federal income tax exclusion. ThatRead More …

Should Your Business Be a C Corporation or a Pass-Through Entity?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) introduced a flat 21% federal income tax rate for C corporations for tax years beginning in 2018 and beyond. Under prior law, profitable C corporations paid up to 35%. This change has caused many business owners to ask: What’s the optimal choice of entityRead More …

Are you ready for the new revenue recognition standard?

It’s been eight years since the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) first proposed an overhaul of its revenue recognition standard and four years since it issued the new standard. Now the standard’s effective date is finally approaching — Jan. 1, 2019, for calendar-year nonpublic companies that comply with Generally Accepted AccountingRead More …

Speed Up on Payment of Receivables

Receivables don’t have much value if they aren’t turned into cash, which means your company needs to keep tight control over its invoices outstanding so you can get an accurate picture of the receivables situation and take steps to improve the turnover of those accounts.  As we come closer toRead More …

Maintain a Healthy Cash Flow

In today’s economic environment, one major concern for businesses is maintaining a healthy cash flow. If your company is feeling the squeeze of a tight economy — and tight credit — its ability to manage cash flow is critical. Enterprises that successfully practice good cash management generally survive and prosper. ThoseRead More …