Month: April 2015

If You Missed the Tax Deadline These Tips Can Help

April 15 has come and gone. If you didn’t file a tax return or an extension but should have, you need to take action now. Here are some tips for taxpayers [...]

Five Foreign Capital Trends in the U.S. Commercial Real Estate Market

With foreign capital flowing back in to the U.S. commercial real estate market in a substantial way, we are taking a look at the longer-term view of factors [...]

Tips for parents considering helping their child buy a home

Rising prices and a dearth of homes for sale in many markets have made it harder for many looking to buy their first home. One of the biggest obstacles many [...]

5 Things Taxpayers Are Irrationally Afraid Of – And Shouldn’t Be

Tax issues cause some folks to act in an irrational manner. True, the taxman shouldn’t be ignored. But feared? Nah. Here’s my list of the top five [...]

Tax Reform Road Map for the Middle Market

As the pace of serious discussions on tax reform picks up, it is evident that small businesses and global multinationals are making their voices heard, while [...]

IRS Will Do More to Control Excess IRA Contributions

The Internal Revenue Service plans to take further steps to discourage taxpayers from exceeding the limits on contributions to individual retirement accounts [...]

Best And Worst Tax Excuses To Fix IRS Penalties

If you cheat on your taxes, file late or commit some other offense, do you have a good explanation? Your dog ate your tax return or your receipts? Some excuses [...]

What Your Business Needs to Do After the Tax Deadline

Small business owners still need to think about taxes after the April 15 filing deadline. They need to do some tax and financial planning, especially if [...]

FASB Defers Revenue Recognition Standard for 1 Year

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has voted to propose to defer the effective date of the new revenue recognition standard by one year after hearing [...]

IRS Doing Fewer Business Audits Due to Budget Cuts

The Internal Revenue Service is auditing the taxes of fewer businesses as a result of budget cuts in recent years. IRS commissioner John Koskinen pointed to [...]