Energy Credit Advantages

Here’s the latest update from the IRS on homeowner energy tax credits. Expanded Recovery Act Tax Credits Help Homeowners Winterize their Homes, Save Energy; Check Tax Credit Certification Before You Buy, IRS Advises Home Energy Video: English | Spanish | ASL Audio File for Podcast: English | Spanish Video: Money in Your Pocket IR-2009-98, Oct. […]

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Happy Halloween From Attorney Taylor

As Halloween is fast approaching, my thoughts go to countless amounts of chocolate and treats. So, in honor of this cavity-induced holiday, I thought it would be a perfect time for a tasty trademark issue, even if it is about bunnies, and not pumpkins. The issue involves whether a chocolate bunny can in fact be […]

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Help For Non-Profits From The IRS — Really.

I’m always on the lookout to see what the IRS has to say on issues that affect my clients. And, now the IRS has a video that is designed to help not-for-profit corporations understand the new Form 990 requirements. I’ve found that when my not-for-profit clients understand what will be required come filing-time, it is […]

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Small Business Retirement Plans… Simplified

For most of my small business and professional clients, establishing and maintaining a company retirement plan is a major pain. To make things easier, the IRS created a tool that should help. Here’s what the IRS Newsroom has to say: New IRS Retirement Plan Navigator Aims to Help Small Businesses IR-2009-91, Oct. 13, 2009 WASHINGTON […]

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Non-Compete Agreements Clearly Not Dead In Massachusetts

In the current state of the economy, receiving an employment offer may seem like the best news that could be delivered, especially once you finally receive the offer officially in writing. However, that moment could certainly be diminished by a contract provision, carefully crafted and positioned within the document that could significantly affect your future, […]

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IRS Update On Record Keeping

One of the most common questions I receive from my clients is “what do I have to keep for the IRS?” And, as you know, I’m always on the lookout for information from the IRS that will help my clients. In a recent IRS update, the authors answer this perpetual question, and I thought you’d […]

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Sell Your Business To An Insider – With Proper Planning You’ll Both Win.

Whether your succession plan includes a sale to a third party, or to an insider, there are significant risks involved. Selling your business to someone on the inside is usually safer than selling to a stranger. And, when you and your skilled advisors execute a carefully designed and implemented sale to an insider you can […]

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Is It Time To Sell Your Business?

Think Before Your Sell… An Insider Might Be Your Best Buyer.So many of our business-owner clients build their exit strategy around selling their business to an independent third party. They think that they’ll obtain more cash from a third party and that the sale will be less risky. Often, they are completely wrong. Third Party […]

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7 Hot Tips From the IRS

As the economy slows, there are more and more opportunities to start a new business. However, many new businesses fail because they don’t keep up with all of the IRS’ regulations. Following is excerpted from the IRS’ website, and it is a great guide for anyone considering starting a new business. IRS Summertime Tax Tip […]

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Uncertainty Breeds Inaction

You’re not the only prospect we meet who is facing uncertainty. Quite a few prospective clients meet with us. We hear their concerns, what they want created, and what they want resolved. We see the pain in their faces when they arrive and understand the challenges that they face. If you need, or even think […]

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