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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February 18, 2009 9:42 AM
Whenever companies downsize or lay off workers, the employees left behind often suffer poor morale — leading to decreased productivity. Companies should take steps to reassure these “survivors” of the company’s situation and their own job security.
February 09, 2009 8:12 AM
The key is to plan for the termination prior to later years where the economic benefit begins to grow.
February 09, 2009 7:58 AM
Split dollar life insurance allows business owners to pass significant wealth to family members free of the estate tax with relatively minimal gift consequences.
February 02, 2009 2:11 PM
It is critical to protect medical technology assets through electronic filters, firewalls and other software-based solutions.
January 23, 2009 11:24 AM
With the election over, it’s appropriate to turn our attention to reducing taxes for 2008.
December 11, 2008 3:27 PM
Telecommuting gives employees flexible work arrangements and can lower the cost of housing employees. But how well does this arrangement work?
November 21, 2008 4:50 PM
Chairitable remainder trusts are a widely used charitable and estate planning tool. Although unitrusts are frequently used more than annuity trusts, this article suggests an annuity trust may provide greater advantages to the business owner.
October 13, 2008 3:41 PM
In these dire economic times, there is a silver lining for business owners, primarily parents and grandparents, who are considering generational transfers to reduce their taxable estates.
October 08, 2008 4:32 PM
Organizations looking to find wage and salary data have a lot of choices but the multitude of these choices can be overwhelming. Before even considering what to look for, management must think strategically about the talent they wish to attract and retain in today’s difficult labor market.
September 17, 2008 10:53 AM
Generation succession planning is about more than just estate taxes.