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Do your tax planning strategies need a refresh? The best tax planning strategies for you will evolve as your situation changes, whether due to life events, economic developments or new tax laws.
VIDEO: Nonprofit board service can be as exhausting as it is rewarding. Whether you are on a board yourself, thinking about joining a board, or seeking to improve the one you sit on, here are three things that high-functioning nonprofit boards get right.
Businesses may be familiar with the rule that permits them to deduct employee bonuses this year if they pay them to employees within 2½ months after the end of the tax year. It’s an attractive year-end planning technique that lets a business enjoy a tax deduction this year while its
Every business owner should have an exit strategy that helps recoup the maximum amount for his or her investment. Understanding the tax implications of a business sale will help the owner plan for, and, in some cases, reduce, the tax impact.
In a recent announcement, the Social Security Administration stated that the wage base for computing Social Security tax will increase to $168,600 for 2024 (up from $160,200 for 2023).
The IRS recently announced the special “per diem” rates that became effective October 1, 2023. Here are the basics of these rates.
Nonprofits whose states or municipalities have passed pay transparency laws must comply by, for example, revealing salary ranges in job postings. But even if you’re not required to, consider adopting these practices.
If your business is considering merging with or acquiring another business, it’s important to understand how the transaction will be taxed under current law.
Looking for more clarification on the recently released Minnesota Employment Laws? Olsen Thielen partnered with the experts at USI Insurance to host a new webinar that highlights all the new law changes and recommended next steps for employers to ensure compliance with the new laws.
If your not-for-profit focuses the majority of its fundraising energy on the holiday season and year-end period, you may risk cash-flow problems. A solid fundraising commitment plan can help you make fundraising an ongoing process.
Do you and your spouse operate a profitable unincorporated small business? If so, a spouse-run business is generally classified as a partnership and can face some challenging tax issues.
Inflation has some beneficial side effects for business owners. One is that the 2023 depreciation adjustment amounts increases the possible tax breaks your business.
Almost no region of the United States has escaped natural disasters recently, so if your organization doesn’t have a NFP disaster plan, it needs to put one in place immediately
If you’re getting a divorce, you know it’s a stressful time. But if you’re a business owner, tax issues can cause more stress. We can help you plan for the best post-divorce tax outcome.
Don’t let the preparation for your NFPs annual audit become a last-minute sprint. Plan early so you’ll have the right records ready for review.
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