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Tax Tips & Triage – The “Wayfair” Case

  • Published: 06/25/2018 — 7:12 am

SCOTUS Decided! But what does “Quill” or “Wayfair” Even Mean?

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Startup Tax Tips and Triage – Employee Gifts

  • Published: 01/26/2017 — 5:53 am

Most gifts are given without strings or expectations and do not compensate for services. But the government sees gifts differently because businesses may have different reasons for giving things away.

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Startup Tax Tips & Triage – Convertible Debt

  • Published: 01/25/2017 — 12:38 pm

No tax deduction is allowed for interest paid (or payable) on a company stock when the payment is at the option of the company itself. So, if the debt looks like a stock grant, tax deductions for interest on that debt may not be allowed.

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What Politicians Don’t Say About Your Taxes

  • Published: 11/01/2016 — 12:36 pm

Politicians say taxes are too high or too low and always too complicated. Not unexpectedly, I agree taxes are too high. In an odd way though, I’m not sure they’re as complicated as many want you to believe.

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You may have outgrown your CPA… you don’t know it!

  • Published: 08/22/2016 — 10:46 am

Today I received a call from a CPA in response to one of my recent blogs. He was concerned because he was unfamiliar of the issue I raised. He wanted to assess its impact on one of his clients.

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What California Pre-revenue Companies Need to Start Now to Preserve State Net Operating Loss Carryforwards

  • Published: 07/08/2016 — 7:44 am

If you are a pre-revenue CA domiciled company with employees in other states, you need to sell something before December 31, 2016.

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Stop Thinking In Absolutes, It’s All About Scope!

  • Published: 03/28/2016 — 2:03 pm

We have previously shared our thoughts about the meaning of two sides of the project management triangle, cost and time. Now we’ll tackle the third, scope.

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Is the application of ASC 740-10 akin to being Partially Pregnant?

  • Published: 03/07/2016 — 12:28 pm

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are challenging the way national politics is done in America. May I challenge just a small piece of the way business is done in America.

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Attention Start-Ups: Extended R&D Credit Has Unexpected Use

  • Published: 01/21/2016 — 12:48 pm

There’s a newly refreshed federal R&D tax credit waiting for you to take advantage of and I wanted to get you up to speed on it. The research & development tax credit has now been made permanent. The changes take effect immediately.

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A Year-End Tax Planning Solution That Works

  • Published: 12/10/2015 — 10:32 am

For years, the biggest complaint we’ve heard from prospective clients is that they weren’t getting pro-active tax planning from their tax advisor. This was often the driving reason for a change.

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