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Tax Tips

Make the most of the 0% capital gains rate – If you’re holding highly appreciated investments, there may be techniques you can use to avoid federal income taxes on the gain. continue reading »

C-Corporations vs. Pass-Through: What’s the right structure for your business?

The recent corporate tax cut has many pass-through business owners rethinking their choice of entity. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) slashed the federal corporate income tax rate to a flat rate of 21% from a top rate of 35%, and eliminated the corporate alternative minimum tax (AMT). continue reading »

Tax cost of divorce set to rise in 2019

If you’re divorced or in the process of divorcing, be sure you understand how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) affects the tax treatment of alimony. For most couples, the tax cost of divorce will go up next year. continue reading »

Putting the brakes on spending

Add spendthrift language to a trust to protect assets – Despite its name, the purpose of a spendthrift trust isn’t just to protect profligate heirs from themselves. Adding spendthrift language to a trust benefiting one’s heirs can help safeguard assets from their creditors, or in the event of relationship changes. continue reading »