Sec. 6166: Estate tax relief for family businesses

Sec. 6166: Estate tax relief for family businesses Fewer people currently are subject to transfer taxes than ever before. But gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer (GST) taxes continue to place a burden on families with significant amounts of wealth tied…

Small Businesses: It may not be not too late to cut your 2019 taxes

Small Businesses: It may not be not too late to cut your 2019 taxes Don’t let the holiday rush keep you from taking some important steps to reduce your 2019 tax liability. You still have time to execute a few…

Valuable year-end tax-saving tools for your business

Valuable year-end tax-saving tools for your business At this time of year, many business owners ask if there’s anything they can do to save tax for the year. Under current tax law, there are two valuable depreciation-related tax breaks that…

A buy-sell agreement can provide the liquidity to cover estate taxes

If you own an interest in a closely held business, it’s critical to have a well-designed, properly funded buy-sell agreement. Without one, an owner’s death can have a negative effect on the surviving owners. If one of your co-owners dies,…