The Planner

How to Lower Self Employment Tax

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Core Group

I’ve written a more general article on which entity your small business should choose, but let’s dive a little deeper on one of the most common tax planning strategies we use with our clients.

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C-Corporation Considerations

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Most business owners have avoided C-Corporations like the plague, and for good reason. In many cases, an S-Corporation election makes sense. But with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the rules have changed substantially, and you must re-evaluate your situation.

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How Will The Corona Virus Affect Small Business

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Christian Brim

I had one exceptionally difficult teacher in grade school. To this day, I don’t regret the experience. She taught me a lot, but I do remember a specific instance where she embarrassed me in front of the class by telling me that what I had put in a report was wrong.

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Tax Planning and Your Investments

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Core Group

An investment strategy is incomplete without including tax planning. After all, it is not what you make, it is what you keep that matters. Often brokers and wealth managers leave out the tax ramifications when giving investment advice, which leads to unintended consequences.

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The Biggest Tax Mistakes Made By Businesses

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There are three main stresses we all experience at tax time: the amount you owe, meeting the...

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What Makes Core Group Different

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Core Group

The usual drivers in this search for tax preparation help are a desire to save as much money as possible and a hope that the firm you’re hiring can keep you from getting audited or otherwise financially wrecked.

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Carpe Per Diem

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Core Group

Expense reimbursements to employees and owners are one of the most consistently overlooked...

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How to Manage a Business Operating Budget

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Core Group

If you’re reading this, then we probably don’t need to tell you about the importance of having a budget. It’s unnecessary to explain to you that working without a budget is like driving a car cross-country without a map(or GPS).

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The Power of Prejudice

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Core Group

What do you think about when you hear the word “prejudice?” Most people gravitate toward things like race or religion. But, the reality is that we all have prejudices about a great number of things, both large and small. This is a story about how I learned (relearned?) that “Prejudice MakesYour World Smaller.”

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Helpful Tips for Tax Time

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Core Group

It’s almost THAT time again, but Core Group is looking out for you.

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