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  • Should You Consider a Captive for Your Business Insurance Program?

    December 8, 2017

    Is it fair that companies with minimal losses end up subsidizing competitors with above average claims? Mark Kingston of Eastern Insurance has a better idea.

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  • Reminder to business owners: 1099 forms due sooner than in past years

    November 30, 2017

    The form-filing tends to be an unwelcomed chore for business owners. And the earlier deadline places businesses under additional time pressure.

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  • House tax reform bill eliminates the dreaded AMT. Or does it?

    November 10, 2017

    The proposed elimination of the AMT is indeed good news on its face. But on closer reading, the bill also proposes eliminating many of the preferences and exclusions of the regular tax system that served to trigger the AMT.

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  • Passing the Torch without Getting Burned

    August 28, 2017

    An interview with RBF managing partner Bill Rucci about the importance of business succession planning.

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  • New accounting rules for contract-based companies looming. will you be ready?

    March 6, 2017

    A major change in how companies account for revenue from the contracts they write with their customers is lurking in the not-to-distant future. And the time to act is now.

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  • The Importance of Planning for Uncertainty in Business

    January 9, 2017

    In business today, senior managers take many calculated risks. But sometimes, risks appear out of nowhere, requiring them to not only react swiftly, but also to work harder at anticipating unforeseen risks and their ramifications ahead of time.

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  • New Overtime Rules for White Collar Workers Kick In Soon

    November 27, 2016

    Businesses were scrambling to implement the new Department of Labor regulations, until a federal court put the matter on hold indefinitely.

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  • 4 (Not So) Common Tax Mistakes Contractors Make

    January 7, 2016

    This article examines some of the lesser-known tricks and traps available to building contractors that are worth considering as part of a smart financial and tax plan.

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  • Passing the Torch to Your Successor

    August 23, 2015

    Without an up-to-date succession plan, current owners risk adverse financial, tax consequences.

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  • Will it soon be lights-out for the solar energy credit?

    July 20, 2015

    A 30% tax credit for new residential solar energy systems is set to expire after 2016.

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