Donations of Stock to a Private Foundation

Are you interested in setting up a private foundation? With this approach, you make contributions to a foundation and get a charitable tax deduction just as you would with any qualified organization. Then, as the director, you decide which charities you want to make...

The IRS Tells Employers How to Report W-2 Scams

The IRS is explaining, in a recent release, what employers should do if they become the victim of a W-2 scam. Background Information Any employer could become the target of a W-2 scam. In recent years, these scams have become one of the more dangerous e-mail crimes...

What’s Next for State Tax Nexus?

The recent Wayfair decision has drastically altered the landscape for states that want to collect sales and use taxes. Prior to this landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, economic “nexus” for tax purposes was established only if the seller of goods or services...

Save on Taxes While Doing Good

If you own assets that have appreciated significantly over the years, you may be able to profit more by giving them away than by selling them. By setting up a charitable remainder trust (CRT), you can transform a future tax liability into a current tax break, receive...