20 Sep 2018
September 20, 2018

Is a Franchise the Right Move for You?

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Many would-be entrepreneurs wonder what it might be like to open a franchise. There are hundreds of possibilities, each with its own policies and minimum investments, but let’s consider one of the most famous. Imagine you’re opening your own McDonald’s; you have to buy a McDonald’s franchise. For a conventional franchise, you have to have.. read more →

Where is the best place to start on a journey to get and keep your finances in order? Gather your financial paperwork, including whatever pertains to your credit cards, phone and utility bills, bank statements, insurance and mortgage payments, and any other financial debts and obligations you’re required to pay on a monthly or yearly.. read more →

20 Sep 2018
September 20, 2018

Qualified Retirement Plans: Know the Rules

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The IRS annually releases its Required Amendments (RA) list, which includes changes that individually designed retirement plans may need to make in order to remain qualified under the Internal Revenue Code. The most recent RA list was released via Notice 2017-72, which contains changes not only to the qualification requirements for individually designed plans but.. read more →

20 Sep 2018
September 20, 2018

New IRS Guidance on State and Local Taxes

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The IRS will be addressing the deductibility of state and local tax payments for federal income tax purposes. It’s a reminder that federal law controls payments for federal income tax purposes no matter how state law wants to view things. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limits the amount of state and local taxes one.. read more →