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Gifting, Compensating and Selling Stock to Employees

Gifting, Compensating and Selling Stock to Employees

You, as the business owner, can give or sell at a discount to the employee some portion of your personal stock in the company. There are, however, tax matters to consider.

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Posted on August 09, 2017

Federal Marijuana Reform Could Be Just Around the Corner

Federal Marijuana Reform Could Be Just Around the Corner

On March 30, 2017, U.S. lawmakers announced the “Path to Marijuana Reform,” a package of three bills aimed at regulating marijuana more like alcohol and tobacco as opposed to heroin. - Article by Justin Wheeler

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Posted on April 12, 2017

One Resolution That Can Save You Money On Your Real Property Taxes

One Resolution That Can Save You Money On Your Real Property Taxes

February is the perfect time to give your real property a tax check-up. - Article by Tom King

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Posted on February 13, 2017

Estate Planning for the Agribusiness: Like-Kind Exchanges

Estate Planning for the Agribusiness: Like-Kind Exchanges

Farmers that intend to retire and purchase real estate in Florida, Arizona or elsewhere, can take advantage of section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (“section 1031”), often referred to as a Like-Kind Exchange. - Article by Justin Wheeler

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Posted on December 16, 2016

Tell a Compelling Narrative to Persuade the IRS to Accept Your Offer in Compromise

Tell a Compelling Narrative to Persuade the IRS to Accept Your Offer in Compromise

Sometimes a taxpayer can wipe their tax slate clean at a massive discount. If a taxpayer qualifies to make an Offer in Compromise (“OIC”), the IRS may accept less than the full amount a taxpayer owes. - Article by Justin Wheeler

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Posted on August 31, 2016

You Have to Pay Those Real Property Taxes...But Maybe It Can Be Less

You Have to Pay Those Real Property Taxes...But Maybe It Can Be Less

The start of a new year is a popular time for self-assessments, check-ups and resolutions. Resolving to give your real property a tax check-up in late January or early February can not only provide assurance that your holdings are not being overly taxed, but it might also save you money. - Article by Tom King

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Posted on January 29, 2016

The End of January is Near: Time for a Real Property Tax Checkup

The End of January is Near: Time for a Real Property Tax Checkup

Giving your real property a tax checkup early in the year could save you money now and in the future. - Article by Tom King

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Posted on December 30, 2014

Small Business Health Care Tax Credit May Reduce the Small Employer’s Cost of Providing Coverage

Small Business Health Care Tax Credit May Reduce the Small Employer’s Cost of Providing Coverage

Many small businesses remain concerned about the effects of the "Obamacare" on their employee health insurance plans. It is important to see if the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit is an option for your business. - Article by Janice Peters

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Posted on November 17, 2014