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Turn New Year’s Resolutions into Great Financial Habits with a Little Change in Perspective

Guest post by Tana Gildea, principal and financial planner at Homrich Berg How are those New Year’s resolutions holding up? For many, we are at the time when the excitement...
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Starting a Business from Scratch – Tax Considerations

Do you have an industry expertise that lends itself well to starting your own business? Or maybe you have a really good idea for a product that’s not in the...
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When Your S Corporation Doesn’t Help

You started a small business. You were told, “You need to be an S Corporation so your taxes will be lower.” You didn’t know what that meant, but it sounded...
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Rethinking Business Ownership Decisions

Small business owners understand that “small business” doesn’t equal “easy business.” A lot of resources, decision making, and legal and financial exposure go into creating a thriving enterprise. If all...
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Benefits of Cash Flow Management and How to Get Started

As discussed in a previous article, maximizing net cash inflow is a significant goal of financial planning. Managing cash flow is key to optimally allocating financial resources, identifying & preparing...
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Freeze Your Credit

This article isn’t about taxes at all. It’s about your credit. Sadly, with a few key pieces of information that are readily and cheaply available, folks with bad intentions can...
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IRS Finalizes Qualified Business Income Deduction Guidance

When President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) into law in December 2017, much was made of the dramatic cut in corporate tax rates. But the TCJA...
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Profitability vs Cash Flow

There’s a saying that goes, “Revenue is vanity, profit is sanity, cash is king.” As a tax advisor, I’m always monitoring and managing tax situations for my clients. However, the...
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Business Meal Deductions for Clients and Prospects Still Allowed Under TCJA

We could all use some good news from the IRS, right? In Notice 2018-76, the IRS stated that client and prospect business meals continue as tax deductions under the Tax...
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Capital gains tax deferred and eliminated through the new Opportunity Zone tax incentives

To encourage investment in distressed areas of the US, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) establishes a mechanism by which funds infused into target communities provide investors a deferral,...
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