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There’s still time to make a deductible IRA contribution for 2019

There’s still time to make a deductible IRA contribution for 2019

Do you want to save more for retirement on a tax-favored basis? If so, and if you qualify, you can…

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Recent efforts to corral COVID-19 fraudsters

Recent efforts to corral COVID-19 fraudsters

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has opened the floodgates to scam artists attempting to profit from sick, anxious and financially…

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Business charitable contribution rules have changed under the CARES Act

Business charitable contribution rules have changed under the CARES Act

In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many businesses are interested in donating to charity. In order to incentivize…

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IRA account value down? It might be a good time for a Roth conversion

IRA account value down? It might be a good time for a Roth conversion

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused the value of some retirement accounts to decrease because of the stock market downturn.…

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Now may be the time to forgive intrafamily loans

Now may be the time to forgive intrafamily loans

An intrafamily loan may be an attractive estate planning tool if you’ve already used up your gift and estate tax…

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5 ways to protect remote workers — and your business — from cyberattacks

5 ways to protect remote workers — and your business — from cyberattacks

Many businesses were unprepared when the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic required them to close their physical offices and shift to…

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Hiring independent contractors? Make sure they’re properly classified

Hiring independent contractors? Make sure they’re properly classified

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, your business may be using independent contractors to keep costs low. But…

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The rules have changed regarding your IRAs, RMDs and estate plan

The rules have changed regarding your IRAs, RMDs and estate plan

Many people’s estates typically include IRAs. Be aware that two major laws passed into law recently, the Setting Every Community…

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Here’s how to handle gifts in kind and donated services

Here’s how to handle gifts in kind and donated services

As unemployment and financial insecurity become widespread during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, many not-for-profit donors find themselves unable to…

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New COVID-19 law makes favorable changes to “qualified improvement property”

New COVID-19 law makes favorable changes to “qualified improvement property”

The law providing relief due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic contains a beneficial change in the tax rules for many…

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Everyone loses when workers are paid “under the table”

Everyone loses when workers are paid “under the table”

Paying “under-the-table” wages is illegal and can result in severe penalties. It also shortchanges employees. Many laid-off workers who were…

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The gift tax filing and payment deadlines have been extended to July 15

The gift tax filing and payment deadlines have been extended to July 15

To provide relief for taxpayers adversely affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the U.S. Treasury Dept. has extended the April…

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