Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and yes Virginia business owners, Congress did provide estate tax relief by enacting the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.
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March 16, 2010 8:00 AM
March Madness: brackets, teams on the bubble, last-second shots. Right? Yes, but how about the madness facing those who are currently planning their estates while Congress fails to act on the estate tax law.
February 24, 2010 8:32 AM
Studies show that employees engaged in their studies are happier and more productive. Sadly, the national average employee engagement score is 60 on a scale of 100, where 100 equals high engagement.
August 27, 2009 9:23 AM
With many companies experiencing reduced sales and slower workloads, this may be a good time to let your employees take time off.
August 05, 2009 3:08 PM
Cash flow is as important to contractors as gasoline is to cars. Both are needed to keep things moving forward. And when the gauge is on empty — or, in the case of business, cash flow dries up — things grind to a halt.
August 04, 2009 10:13 AM
The private club industry has changed during the last 10 years, and the current economic indicators show the next few will be difficult for private clubs.
July 14, 2009 10:32 AM
You (and those around you!) may be suffering from Executive Ego or hubris — defined as excessive pride, often taking the form of a boastful comparison of the self to the divine, the gods, or other higher powers. It is most often used as a negative term implying arrogant, excessive self-pride.
June 30, 2009 10:33 AM
Lifetime gifts of closely held stock and real estate from business owners to children are a valuable way to shift assets to the next generation while minimizing estate taxes. There are several ways to implement a lifetime transfer. Sometimes an outright gift, although simple and straightforward, is not the most effective transfer technique.
June 19, 2009 10:47 AM
In this crazy economic landscape, It’s hard to think about keeping your stuff motivated.
May 19, 2009 10:11 AM
The Obama administration and Congress are considering restricting some tax strategies that allow business owners to transfer more assets to their families and less to the IRS.
February 18, 2009 11:42 AM
You did not choose this economy, but if you choose not to change your approach to it, you run the risk of succumbing to it. Effective leaders find creative ways to strengthen their companies in times of adversity.