ACCOUNTING ARTICLES

The accounting industry is always evolving amid complex rules and regulations. These articles feature timely updates on a variety of accounting topics.

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Tax-Efficient IRA Withdrawals

Many people save for retirement by allocating pretax dollars into an employer-sponsored retirement plan, such as a 401(k). Those dollars may be rolled...

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Deducting Charitable Gifts

Charitable donations usually can be deducted on Schedule A of IRS Form 1040, along with other itemized deductions. You should have the required...

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March 15, 2016

Corporations: File a 2015 calendar year income tax return (Form 1120) and pay any tax due. If you want an automatic six-month extension of...

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Take a Shot at a SWOT Analysis

Many business owners have used strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analyses to frame their strategic planning. If you are looking to map...

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Portability in Estate Planning

The federal estate tax exemption for deaths in 2016 is $5.45 million. Married couples may be able to pass twice that amount—$10.9 million—to...