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Coordinating Sec. 179 Tax Deductions With Bonus Depreciation

Coordinating Sec. 179 Tax Deductions with Bonus Depreciation

Your business should generally maximize current year depreciation write-offs for newly acquired assets. Two federal tax breaks can be a ...
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Tax+business Alert

Tax+Business Alert – April 2, 2024

View and sign up for our latest Tax+Business Alert newsletter. Headlines in this edition include the following: Coordinating Sec. 179 ...
Have You Recently Reviewed Your Life Insurance Needs

Have You Recently Reviewed Your Life Insurance Needs?

At one time, life insurance played a much larger part in an estate plan than it does now. Why? Families ...
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Podcast Navigating Tax Implications Employee Vs. Subcontractor

PODCAST: Navigating Tax Implications: Employee vs. Subcontractor

Welcome to the Tax Insights Podcast, where we break down complex tax topics into bite-sized how-tos. In this episode of ...
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Better Tax Break When Applying The Research Credit Against Payroll Taxes

Better Tax Break When Applying the Research Credit Against Payroll Taxes

The credit for increasing research activities, often referred to as the research and development (R&D) credit, is a valuable tax ...
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Tax Wise Ways To Take Cash From Your Corporation While Avoiding Dividend Treatment

Tax-Wise Ways to Take Cash From Your Corporation While Avoiding Dividend Treatment

If you want to withdraw cash from your closely held corporation at a low tax cost, the easiest way is ...
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Tracking Down Donation Substantiation

Tracking Down Donation Substantiation

If you’re like many Americans, your mailbox may have been filling up in recent weeks with letters from your favorite ...
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Tax+business Alert

Tax+Business Alert – March 19, 2024

View and sign up for our latest Tax+Business Alert newsletter. Headlines in this edition include the following: Tax-Wise Ways to ...
Independent Contractor Vs. Employee Status The Dol Issues New Final Rule

Independent Contractor vs. Employee Status: The DOL Issues New Final Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) test for determining whether a worker should be classified as an independent contractor or ...
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The Crossing Of Manitowoc County A Healthy Family For Every Child Executive Director Q&a Belinda Esquinas

Client Feature: The Crossing of Manitowoc County: A Healthy Family for Every Child

The Crossing of Manitowoc County strives to provide the education and support parents need to build strong, resilient families. The ...
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