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When you got married, you knew it was for "better or worse." But you might not know about laws that hold you responsible if your spouse cheats on a tax return.
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Did you withhold enough money from your regular paychecks in 2018? If you withheld too little — or, didn't pay enough estimated taxes if you're self-employed — you could have an unpleasant surprise when you file your 2018 return
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Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the federal income tax rate on C corporations is now a flat 21%, for tax years beginning in 2018 and beyond. Under prior law, C corporations were subject to graduated tax rates ranging from 15% to 35%. This is a permanent change, as long as Congress doesn't reverse it.
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Today's relatively low-interest-rate environment makes it easy to loan money to family members on favorable terms with full IRS approval. Here's a rundown of what the law covers and why now might be a good time to set up loans.
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Have you ever kept a New Year's resolution for the entire year? Every January, millions of Americans make promises to eat less, exercise more and save for the future. But most resolutions are forgotten by spring.
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With the new year comes the need for small-business owners to begin thinking about filing their 2018 income tax returns. The TCJA could significantly alter your tax liability compared to previous years. So refresh yourself on its major provisions.
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You spend a great deal of time and money developing unique ideas, products and services. But the more people who know about your plans, the more you risk losing your secrets. To help protect intellectual property (in other words, your vital assets), it's important to require confidentiality agreements.
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Direct labor is one of your biggest costs, but tracking it can be an administrative nightmare. Workers often bounce from site to site, incur different labor rates for each job, and record time by hand, leading to all kinds of potential mistakes.
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While doctors sometimes "fire" uncooperative or non-paying patients, the reverse can also happen. Patients can become dissatisfied with their current physicians and switch to new ones. Obviously, this might not be good for your pocketbook or reputation.
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As a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization, you might think the subject of "uncertain tax positions" (UTPs) doesn't apply to you. Think again. Some of the basics of your operations, including your tax-exempt status, could create uncertain tax positions that trigger critical reporting obligations.

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