In response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as to the ongoing staffing shortage in many parts of the country, more companies are allowing their employees to work from home. While initially concerned with the technology and communication challenges that remote work presented, companies now are realizing that remote employees residing in other states may pose increased income tax liabilities. (more…)
Real estate investors have long used 1031 exchanges to defer capital gains and other taxes from the sale of “like-kind” properties. In recent years, there have been some issues with typical 1031 exchanges such as finding replacement properties, complying with the required property identification and purchase time requirements, investing all sale proceeds from the exchange, seeking diversification, etc. Real estate investors may want to consider some alternatives to typical 1031 exchanges to help avoid these types of issues. One increasingly popular alternative is the use of Delaware Statutory Trusts. (more…)
I had the opportunity to interview Ralyssa Robinson, CRIS, MLIS, a Commercial Insurance Broker with Bozzuto & Associates Insurance Services, and pick her brain about top insurance concerns for contractors, and how they can minimize risk and prepare for today’s working environment. (more…)
Did you know that one of the most effective estate-tax-saving techniques is also one of the simplest and most convenient? By making maximum use of the annual gift tax exclusion, you can pass substantial amounts of assets to the younger generations without any gift tax.
In fact, by giving the maximum gifts in December 2021 and again in January 2022, you can reduce your estate by six figures if you’re being generous to multiple beneficiaries. (more…)