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Maximizing End-of-Year Charitable Giving

USA - December 1 2020 As the holiday season approaches, people are thinking about giving to charitable organizations. As a donor, you can be both philanthropic and…

When to Take Advantage of a Spousal Lifetime Access Trust (SLAT)

USA - November 24 2020 Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, in 2020 each person may transfer up to $11,580,000 without incurring a gift or estate tax. This generous exemption…

IRS and Treasury Updated Guidance on Deductibility of Expenses Paid for with PPP Loan Proceeds

USA - November 23 2020 On November 18, the Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department issued updated guidance on the tax deductibility of business expenses paid for…

The Tax Benefits of Giving Tuesday

USA - November 18 2020 Since it began in 2012, Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, has become more and more popular. A recent survey suggests that 62% of…

IRS Issues 2021 Inflation Adjustments

USA - November 17 2020 The IRS recently issued the 2021 annual adjustments for numerous tax provisions that are by law to be adjusted annually. These adjustments include…

Part-Time Employees May Be Eligible for 401(k) Plans

USA - November 4 2020 All 401(k) retirement plans have special age and service rules that employees have to meet to become eligible to participate and to vest in employer…

2020 End of Year Tax Planning for Businesses

USA - October 28 2020 As the 2020 year draws to a close, businesses should review the tax-related provisions adopted in the CARES Act and related IRS guidance with their…

New Hampshire Sues Massachusetts Over State Income Taxes for Remote Work

USA - October 20 2020 Massachusetts employers and their employees who work out of state can add state income tax to their list of uncertainties caused by the COVID-19…

Four Basic Estate Planning Documents that Everyone Needs

USA - October 15 2020 Many people think they don’t need “estate planning” because they don’t have enough assets to generate an estate tax; however, there are four basic…

Are Pooled Employer Plans Right for You?

USA - October 15 2020 If you’re a small employer with a 401(k) plan, you might save some money and provide a more professional level of administrative support by joining a…