May 9, 2019
IRC 280A(g) - Earn Tax Free Income Beyond the Home Office Deduction

IRC 280A(g) – Earn Tax Free Income Beyond the Home Office Deduction

Can you imagine taking money out of one of your pockets, deducting it as a business expense, and then putting it back in your other pocket tax-free? That’s pretty crazy, right? What if it were legal? Actually, this tax strategy is so common that the IRS issued a private letter ruling on the matter. So what is this tax gem I’m talking about? You can rent your home to your business for business meetings! This even goes beyond the standard home office deduction found in IRC 280A. Let me explain how this works.
February 26, 2019
how to avoid capital gains tax on a business sale

Client Case Study: How We Avoided Capital Gains Tax on a Business Sale

Did you know that you could sell a business or a highly appreciated asset and not pay a dime in taxes? I know what you are thinking. Yes, it does sound too good to be true. However, this is not one of those cases. It is absolutely possible with a Charitable Remainder Trust. Though it is not for everyone, it can be a great method if you looking for ways to avoid capital gains tax on a business sale.
October 23, 2018
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act webinar

IRS Webinars Teach How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Will Affect Your 2019

If you’re still confused about how last year’s tax reform will affect your bottom line, you are not alone. With so many questions flooding in, the IRS has decided to host a series of webinars to help small business owners comprehend the changes they will see with Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Two of the webinars may be especially crucial in answering questions posed by business owners.
July 6, 2018
comprehensive wealth strategy is like playing chess

Using a Comprehensive Wealth Strategy to Financial Goals

I typically start my day by reading emails. I generally have tons of emails from companies wanting me to sell their products to my clients. I receive emails from Real Estate Investment Trusts, Cash Value Life Insurance companies, ETF’s, Stocks and mutual funds. I even get emails trying to get me to push individual stocks and annuities! These sales pitches just aggravate me. Let me explain why. RANT WARNING!!!!
June 28, 2018
use a financial advisor not google

Google is not a Financial Advisor… Work with a Professional!

Have you ever thought about installing an inground swimming pool in your backyard? Or have you ever considered restoring a turn-of-the-century home? Chances are if you were thinking about doing one of these projects, you’d call a professional to help you complete the task. Why then do we think we can make major financial decisions that could have severe implications without ever talking to a financial advisor? Yet, all too often I see these mistakes happen, and many times people ask for help after the fact, and sometimes the damage is done. That’s why a recent phone call led me to think about this very subject. 
June 19, 2018
Tax Tip Tuesday Financial Blog Post

Selling Your House? What You Need to Remember About the Taxes

If selling your house is in the near future, you a few things to keep in mind. For example, the sale of your home could put you in another tax bracket, that is unless you may also qualify to exclude all or part of the income from the sale. Below tax tips you need to know when you sell your home: