What Success Looks Like In Reality For Long Island and Stamford Businesses

December 5th, 2018 → 1:36 pm @ // No Comments

What Success Looks Like In Reality For Long Island and Stamford Businesses Lots of email responses and activity were prompted by last week’s note on the new 20% deduction for pass-through entities (if you didn’t get it or missed it, shoot me a note by clicking the email button at the top of the […]

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2018 Tax Planning Strategies Questionnaire For Long Island and Stamford Taxpayers

December 4th, 2018 → 4:30 pm @ // No Comments

2018 Tax Planning Strategies Questionnaire For Long Island and Stamford Taxpayers Wait, you thought I meant the holidays? Ha. As much as I love Andy Williams, what I REALLY mean is tax planning season. That is to say, year-end moves. And next week, I’ll give you some generalized moves you can make that can […]

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Can I Take the Section 199A Deduction For My Long Island and Stamford Business?

November 28th, 2018 → 1:40 pm @ // No Comments

Can I Take the Section 199A Deduction For My Long Island and Stamford Business? Lots of business owners have been contacting us of late, as we’ve developed a bit of a reputation around the Long Island and Stamford area for helping business owners save a bundle on their taxes. And many of the business […]

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Michael Kessler’s Nine Can’t Miss Questions For Year-End Tax Planning

November 27th, 2018 → 1:33 pm @ // No Comments

Michael Kessler’s Nine Can’t Miss Questions For Year-End Tax Planning With the Thanksgiving leftovers mostly consumed by this point, we are turning our eyes to year-end matters. And this year, there are LOTS of things to consider as we approach 12-31-18. Because yes — the standard deduction this year has been significantly increased, and […]

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Michael Kessler’s Thanksgiving Thank You To Long Island and Stamford Business Owners

November 21st, 2018 → 4:01 pm @ // No Comments

Michael Kessler’s Thanksgiving Thank You To Long Island and Stamford Business Owners It’s Thanksgiving week, which definitely seems to have come too fast this year. Because of the holiday, things are a bit slower — but not by much. With so many changes for the business owner in this year’s tax code, we’re having […]

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Michael Kessler’s Reflections On Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation While Our Country Is In Chaos

November 21st, 2018 → 1:33 pm @ // No Comments

Michael Kessler’s Reflections On Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation While Our Country Is In Chaos Is it just me, or does it feel like Thanksgiving week arrived suddenly this year? And how did it get here so fast? With so many momentous events over the past few weeks (elections, shootings, wildfires, and more), it feels a […]

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Six Underlying Needs For Effective Small Business Planning In Long Island and Stamford

November 15th, 2018 → 1:32 pm @ // No Comments

Six Underlying Needs For Effective Small Business Planning In Long Island and Stamford So last week, I began the conversation around those foundational items of necessity for a “real” business that many business owners in Long Island and Stamford don’t quite take into consideration when they first get started. These are the sort of […]

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One Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Long Island and Stamford — Generous Charitable Contributions

November 14th, 2018 → 1:30 pm @ // No Comments

One Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Long Island and Stamford — Generous Charitable Contributions Now that we have a divided Congress again, we can all sit back and enjoy the gridlock that is headed our way. Or something. I don’t blame you if you tune out from politics — and I also don’t […]

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Michael Kessler’s Essentials On Small Business Insurance Coverage

November 7th, 2018 → 1:37 pm @ // No Comments

Michael Kessler’s Essentials On Small Business Insurance Coverage “Go start a business!” they said. “It’ll be fun and you’ll make a lot of money!” they said. “FLEXIBILITY!” “BE YOUR OWN BOSS.” But then … well, you are your own boss now. And there are so. many. things. to think about beyond what you got […]

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What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Long Island and Stamford

November 6th, 2018 → 3:15 pm @ // No Comments

What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Long Island and Stamford I don’t know about you, but I am *celebrating* the end of all of the automated phone calls and ads, now that this election is behind us. And no matter how you feel about the results, I hope we […]

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