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Should You Make The C Corporation Switch?

If you own a pass-through business, should you join the crowd and convert it to a C corporation? It may seem like a simple question, but when you look closer, the calculation gets complex.
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A New Tax Break Was Hardly ‘Simplification’

The dust is clearing after the first spring tax season under the most recent federal tax overhaul. Taxpayers and tax professionals alike have now had a chance to see how new rules played out in reality – especially those governing the qualified business income deduction.
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A Standoff, But Not A Standstill

The incoming 116th Congress will probably feature a legislative standoff between House Democrats and Senate Republicans, but that does not mean it will be quiet – or that nothing important will come out of the Capitol for the next two years.
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When Spouses Live In Different States

Popular wisdom holds that our world is shrinking. But for married couples who live apart much or all of the time, long distances still present unique challenges and pitfalls. Many of these are emotional, but there are a few financial hazards too. Luckily couples can largely mitigate the financial problems, at least, with some careful planning and foresight.
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Winding Up A Business

Letting go can be hard to do, whether you’re a parent watching a child head off to college or an entrepreneur planning to wind up a business. But preparation can make a hard process a little bit easier.
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Using Structured Settlements

Structured settlements are a mechanism designed to make sure someone who is injured receives compensation in a way that will best assure their long-term quality of life. While they are complex to set up, once they are underway, they can ideally ensure that plaintiffs have the income they need to recover or adjust to their new way of life.
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College Savings Plans For New Parents

It is sometimes hard for parents of newborns to imagine their babies as teenagers heading off to college. But to be best prepared, parents should plan for that day proactively, even before their baby arrives.
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Protecting Child Performers’ Earnings

Making it big at an early age is a dream that comes true for a small number of performers and their parents. Careful planning can boost the chances that these child stars will be among the even smaller group who remain successful into adulthood.
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Making Sense Of Tax Reform

Year-end tax planning was a fraught exercise in 2017 as tax reform made its way through Congress. Now that the legislation is the law of the land, the dust has begun to clear.
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