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Attracting individual donors to your not-for-profit organization is a little like finding a spouse — you want to make the best impression during the courtship in the hope that the other person will find you to be a "good catch" and make a commitment.
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Before you sell your home, consider the tax consequences. There are some subtle nuances to the home-sale gain exclusion. (See "Home-Sale Gain Exclusion: Timing Counts" at right.) Here are some scenarios that you could fall into — and tips to help you maximize the tax-saving gain exclusion break.
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Today's college students often leave school with an overwhelming amount of debt. In some cases, student loans are discharged (also known as being cancelled or forgiven). In other cases, these loans are paid off by an employer. Both actions have tax consequences for the student loan borrowers. We'll explain the tax implications, but first, let's cover some necessary background information.
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In many areas, residential real estate markets have surged, and some are still surging. In these sellers' markets, big home-sale gains are likely. That's great news if you're a seller — but will you owe taxes on the profit?
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The manufacturing supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link. But how does a firm know where its weakest link lies? The answer may be found with predictive analytics.
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It may be time for your construction firm to think big. Big data that is.
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The cost of medical malpractice continues to rise, according to the Aon/American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) Hospital and Physician Professional Liability 2013 Benchmark Analysis. This annual study helps health care providers better understand trends related to medical malpractice risks. It also provides benchmarks for hospitals and physicians to compare to their own claims histories.
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Many organizations spend a lot of time and money creating mission statements to highlight their work and align employees around a common vision. But the fact is, many mission statements fail, becoming nothing more than a wall ornament or a paragraph tucked into a seldom-read company handbook.
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Where your business is located, and how you use the commercial space that you have, can mean the difference between thriving and just limping along — or worse. That fact was brought home for many business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic, when lease payments became a big financial strain, and dust was accumulating on the desks of employees working remotely.
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After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, owners of qualified retirement plans and IRAs must adhere to the rules for required minimum distributions (RMDs). The RMD rules are tricky and could result in a substantial tax penalty if you're not careful.

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