Execution Is Everything When It Comes To The Success Of An Idea For Long Island and Stamford Small Businesses

August 22nd, 2018 → 1:36 pm @ // No Comments

Execution Is Everything When It Comes To The Success Of An Idea For Long Island and Stamford Small Businesses We’re digging into the new guidance from the IRS re: the 20% deduction for Qualified Business Income (section 199A), and we’re excited to begin planning around these rules on behalf of our Long Island and […]

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Tax Reform Has Opened Up Many Tax Strategy Opportunities We Can Implement For Long Island and Stamford Families And Individuals

August 21st, 2018 → 8:47 pm @ // No Comments

Tax Reform Has Opened Up Many Tax Strategy Opportunities We Can Implement For Long Island and Stamford Families And Individuals I can’t believe it, but here we are, almost done with the month of August (!), school is already starting in many areas where we serve clients, and football is again being discussed as […]

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A Family Budget Plan By Michael Kessler

August 17th, 2018 → 5:09 pm @ // No Comments

A Family Budget Plan By Michael Kessler Last week I wrote to you about a few financial conversations worth having within a marriage, or any close partnership. As we turn the page into the end of summer, there are a swath of newlyweds out there, and this (and the previous note) might be something […]

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Eight Simple Ways To Add Sales Growth To Your Long Island and Stamford Business

August 15th, 2018 → 7:16 pm @ // No Comments

Eight Simple Ways To Add Sales Growth To Your Long Island and Stamford Business More guidance came to us last week from the IRS, and this last round is pretty meaty, as it relates to the 20% deduction for “Qualified Business Income” for passthrough entities. And, as a reminder, Congress passed these tax changes, […]

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You Can Easily Fix These Four Financial Mistakes With Competent Long Island and Stamford Business Accounting Services

August 13th, 2018 → 5:24 pm @ // No Comments

You Can Easily Fix These Four Financial Mistakes With Competent Long Island and Stamford Business Accounting Services We’re finally getting some guidance from the IRS related to some of the subtleties of the TCJA (i.e. the new tax laws), specifically about the new rules for 100% depreciation of certain equipment in the first year. If you […]

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Michael Kessler’s Two Financial Exercises To Strengthen Your Family Finances

August 13th, 2018 → 4:37 pm @ // No Comments

Michael Kessler’s Two Financial Exercises To Strengthen Your Family Finances All of the tax media outlets (and even some non-tax ones) were shouting about a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that showed that (gasp) millions of taxpayers are underwithholding, and that they will face a tax bill come 2019. Apparently, there was an increase of 3% of those […]

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Michael Kessler’s Guide For Choosing An Executor Of Your Estate Plan

July 27th, 2018 → 6:23 pm @ // No Comments

Michael Kessler’s Guide For Choosing An Executor Of Your Estate Plan We love what we do. I’m not sure if it’s always obvious, but perhaps you can take a cue from the fact that I take the time to post you these sorts of notes on a regular basis, if not by other factors. […]

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New (and Old) Tax Scams Taxpayers In Long Island and Stamford Need To Know About

July 23rd, 2018 → 5:39 pm @ // No Comments

New (and Old) Tax Scams Taxpayers In Long Island and Stamford Need To Know About You’d think that this would be about golf, since here we are smack in the middle of summer. But I’m here with a word of caution about other kinds of traps, not of the sandy variety. Last week, we […]

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Dear Long Island and Stamford Business Owner, Let’s Talk Before Tax Season

July 13th, 2018 → 6:55 pm @ // No Comments

Dear Long Island and Stamford Business Owner, Let’s Talk Before Tax Season In light of the festivities last week surrounding the 4th of July, I asked you a simple question: Are you achieving the independence you want in your Long Island and Stamford business? But there’s another side to this question that you should […]

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Michael Kessler’s Four Tips On How To Think About Money

June 29th, 2018 → 4:29 pm @ // No Comments

Michael Kessler’s Four Tips On How To Think About Money It’s been a great pleasure to reconnect with some Long Island and Stamford clients this past week, as we have had the opportunity to conspire together about building their financial fortress, with the “new” tax law in mind. There are still plenty of provisions […]

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