Category Archives: Tax Planning

The “Brat Pack” of Business: S Corp, C Corp, and LLC

If business were a 1980s coming-of-age film, then the S Corporation would be the overlooked middle child at Corporate High School — in other words, the protagonist of the film. The older, more prestigious C Corporation is the star quarterback, … Continue reading

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Tax Update: What the Fiscal Cliff Deal Means for Business in 2013

If you believe the gossip, law-makers at the 112th Congress’ farewell/New Years party took their questionable choices very seriously, going so far as to wear lampshades on their heads to better block out inconvenient distractions like economic reality and the … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gift (Tax) Ideas for Christmas

It’s t-minus four days to the peak of the gifting season, Christmas, and we seem entirely occupied with the end of the world, the fiscal cliff, the end of the recession and the general end of sanity as we know it. … Continue reading

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A Review of Higher Taxes in 2013: Happy New Year!

Alright, I admit that the New Year’s salutation is rather robbed of its traditional cheer when prefaced by a reminder of the higher taxes in 2013, but a spoonful of irony helps the medicine go down. And yes, I concede … Continue reading

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Why Farmers Need an Estate Plan

Not all small business owners wear slacks.  Instead, some opt for overalls or jeans and work boots and make their offices in barns and fields, tending livestock and crops. Regardless of the uniform, every small business owner faces an uphill … Continue reading

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