Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Your Long Island and Stamford Business Work Goals in 2018

January 3rd, 2018 → 8:04 pm @ // No Comments

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Your Long Island and Stamford Business Work Goals in 2018 Happy New Year! It’s time to turn the page… If you’ve been paying attention, I’ve been diving pretty deep into the new tax regime under which we are NOW operating. What will be interesting to see is the *actual* technical guidance […]

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4 Key Year-End Tax Strategies With Tax Reform In Mind For Long Island and Stamford Taxpayers

December 29th, 2017 → 6:30 pm @ // No Comments

4 Key Year-End Tax Strategies With Tax Reform In Mind For Long Island and Stamford Taxpayers We’re in that annual holiday lull during which most of the country takes things real easy, tries to recover from all of the parties, and gears up for a new beginning. For tax professionals, however … well, let’s […]

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2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Long Island and Stamford Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

December 27th, 2017 → 9:22 pm @ // No Comments

2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Long Island and Stamford Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind The holidays are funny for Long Island and Stamford business owners. And, I must tell you, especially so for tax professionals like me. Every year, Congress delivers updates to the tax code, seemingly at the very last minute, […]

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2018 Tax Reform Update And A Holiday Prayer from Michael

December 18th, 2017 → 7:15 pm @ // No Comments

2018 Tax Reform Update And A Holiday Prayer from Michael Well, we seem to have a final tax plan in place, and if everything goes according to what Capitol Hill watchers say, it should pass both the House and Senate this week, and be signed into law by President Trump. And my, oh my, […]

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Conventional Financial Advice May Not Always Be Best by Michael Kessler

December 15th, 2017 → 5:22 pm @ // No Comments

Conventional Financial Advice May Not Always Be Best by Michael Kessler Just to give you a little snapshot of why it’s taking so long to get tax reform done (and I know — you’re surely waiting with bated breath), consider this: under certain circumstances with the proposed reform, some people would face a marginal tax […]

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Increase Profits For Your Long Island and Stamford Business With Effective Compensation Strategies

December 13th, 2017 → 8:55 pm @ // No Comments

Increase Profits For Your Long Island and Stamford Business With Effective Compensation Strategies We’re still waiting on Congress to reconcile the different tax reform plans passed by the House and the Senate, but we do know a couple things. First, it looks pretty certain that you’re not going to be able to deduct your state […]

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Kessler’s Four Good Reasons To Give Charitably, Aside From Tax Deductions

December 8th, 2017 → 7:30 pm @ // No Comments

Kessler’s Four Good Reasons To Give Charitably, Aside From Tax Deductions As I write this, the Senate has passed their version of the tax reform bill, and now we wait for the final version of the bill. The process isn’t yet finished (it needs to go through the “reconciliation” process, and the President needs […]

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Build A Brand In Long Island and Stamford And Do It Well

December 6th, 2017 → 6:31 pm @ // No Comments

Build A Brand In Long Island and Stamford And Do It Well As I write this, the Senate has passed their version of the tax reform bill, and now we wait for the final version of the bill. But here’s the big number: Four weeks. Apparently, Congress thinks it can enact a dramatic overhaul […]

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Get Lower Taxes: 4 Last-Minute Tax Moves For Long Island and Stamford Taxpayers

December 1st, 2017 → 6:36 pm @ // No Comments

Get Lower Taxes: 4 Last-Minute Tax Moves For Long Island and Stamford Taxpayers The first round of holiday festivities are behind us, and the nation turns its eyes to Washington DC to see if this December will be festive or glum. Well … perhaps that’s an exaggeration. Most of us don’t take our cues […]

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Get Stuff Done With Kessler’s Productivity Tactics

November 27th, 2017 → 3:02 pm @ // No Comments

Get Stuff Done With Kessler’s Productivity Tactics It’s Cyber Monday, and as is my habit, this strategy note is being composed early in the week. Plenty to do this week, and gotta get ahead, after all. Did your Long Island and Stamford business run a sale for the holidays, or Cyber Monday or Black Friday? If not, […]

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