Author: Brian King

20% Qualified Business Income: Summary of Proposed Regulations

Co-Written with Wealth Manager Scott Ngo, CFP®, CPA, PFS As we pass the 3rd Quarter estimated tax deadline for 2018, we shift ahead in thinking about year-end planning and projections.  One of the biggest tax planning opportunities arising from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the new 20% Qualified Read more…

How Tax Reform Impacts Business Owners

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Year-End Tax Tips, in Light of Tax Reform

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529 Plan Overview, Part 1: Funding College Education

Of all the options available for funding your children’s college, 529 plans are by far the most popular and—in many cases—best option. Read more…

Tax Reform Status Update

Tax reform seems to be the topic du jour of everything from dinner conversations to media headlines. But the frequency with which it changes, not to mention the current length of the bills (more than 400 and 500 pages for the House and Senate versions, respectively), makes it difficult to sift Read more…

The Equifax Security Breach: What You Should Know

The recent Equifax security breach has been on the forefront of many minds this week. The 143 million Americans—about half the U.S. population—affected may have had their social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, drivers’ license numbers, some credit card numbers and other personal Read more…

Will Comprehensive Tax Reform Finally become a Reality?

With a surprise win by Donald Trump in the presidential election and control maintained by Republicans in both houses of Congress, we may be on the verge of our nation’s first comprehensive tax reform since 1986. Since that time, the Federal tax law has grown from 26,000 pages to 70,000 pages.  So, Read more…

Warning: IRS Scammers Are at It Again

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Can You Reduce Your Estate Tax Bill in 2016?

Tax professionals have been expecting the IRS to limit valuation discounts for some time—and that day has finally come. Read more…

Charitable Giving: A Win-Win for Everyone Involved

Donating appreciated securities to charity makes much more sense than first selling the security, paying the taxes and then donating the remaining proceeds to the charity. As the donor, you save money on taxes and receive the full benefit of the tax deduction—and the charity receives the full value Read more…

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