IRA to HSA transfer

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Did you know that you can transfer funds directly from your IRA to a Health Savings Account (HSA) without taxes or penalties? Under current law, you’re permitted to make one such “qualified HSA funding distribution” during your lifetime. Typically, if you have an IRA and an HSA, it’s a good idea to contribute as much […]

Moving Out of State? Learn All the Tax Implications First

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With so many people working remotely these days, thinking about moving to another state has become common — perhaps for better weather or to be closer to family. Business owners might contemplate selling their business as part of an out-of-state move. Many retirees also look at moving to a state with a lower cost of […]

Buy-Sell agreements Require Careful Planning

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Does your business have multiple owners? If so, you need a buy-sell agreement. This type of binding contract determines how (and at what price) ownership shares of a privately held business will change hands should an owner depart. There are also potential tax consequences to consider. Unique Challenges Unlike public companies, private ones have no […]

Hobby or Business: What’s the difference

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A hobby is any activity that a person pursues because they enjoy it and with no intention of making a profit. In contrast, people operate a business with the intention of making a profit. However, many people engage in hobby activities that turn into a source of income, and determining if that hobby has grown […]

Small Business Financing: Securing a Loan

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At some point, most small business owners will visit a bank or other lending institution to borrow money. Understanding what your bank wants and how to approach them properly can mean the difference between getting a loan for expansion or scrambling to find cash from other sources. Unfortunately, many business owners fall victim to several […]

Verifying Your Identity When Calling the IRS

Verifying Your Identity When Calling the IRS

Sometimes, taxpayers must call the IRS about a tax matter. As part of the IRS’s ongoing efforts to keep taxpayer data secure from identity thieves, IRS phone assistors take great care to discuss personal information with the taxpayer or someone the taxpayer has authorized to speak on their behalf. Therefore, the IRS will ask taxpayers […]

Employee Relocation: What Happens to Your Home?

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Business owners and employees often have questions about what to do with an employee’s home when they move to a new job location. Here are some answers. Employees Most employers want to protect the employee from being relocated against financial loss on a “forced” sale of their home. Here are the most common ways to […]

What to Do if You Missed the Tax Deadline

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Tuesday, April 18, 2023, was the deadline for most taxpayers to file their tax returns. If you haven’t filed a 2022 tax return yet, it’s not too late. First, gather any information related to income and deductions for the tax years for which a return is required to be filed, then call the office. If […]