Category Archives: What’s New?

MIND YOUR BUSINESS JUNE 2020

Small businesses are my favorite client, especially family businesses. Diane & David Bowling of Commercial Construction and Renovation, LLC , Jackson, TN, said about my tax preparation: Thank you! You truly are a “Super Lawyer.” New clients often come to … Continue reading

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ESTATE PLANNING JUNE 2020

Is your estate plan or lack of an estate plan a trap for your family? Is it going to be expensive and aggravating for your family after your have passed away when life is already miserable? Let me show you … Continue reading

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INDIVIDUAL TAX PLANNING June 2020

I WON’T KID YOU! Raising children is expensive! You cannot afford to overlook tax breaks. Here are some of my favorites. There are $2,000 and $500 child credits. There is a child-care credit for up to $600 per child up … Continue reading

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The Tax WISard’s Thoughts for Investment Advisors June 2020

Taxpayers pay unnecessary taxes every year because they are ignorant of the tax laws. For example, a tax return client bragged to me about over $50,000 in dividends, all foreign companies. That client paid TWICE as much tax as he … Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONARY ESTATE PLANNING

Why come to me for estate planning as opposed to someone else? The answer is simple. Let’s ignore the fact that I am one of a few Accredited Estate Planners in Memphis. Let’s focus on your experience. Normally estate planning is … Continue reading

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MIND YOUR BUSINESS: May 2018

A reminder. As a former in-house counsel for an international software company, I can advise you on business transactions! In fact, I am working on two business sales even as we speak. TAX REFORM. Much of what I said about … Continue reading

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Real Estate, Investments 2018_1

TAX REFORM. Rental properties continue to have tax advantages after Tax Reform. For example, State and local taxes for businesses and rental properties remain deductible after tax reform. Likewise, properties held for more than twelve months qualify for lower capital … Continue reading

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Real Estate, Investments May 2018

TAX REFORM Individual landlords and partners owning real estate should qualify for the new 20% deduction from Qualified Business Income. See the business article above. In the future I hope to have some examples for readers. Meanwhile Installment Sales and … Continue reading

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Mind Your Business WW2018_5

Full service: reminder. As a former in-house counsel, I can advise you on business transactions! In fact I am working on two business sales even as we speak. TAX REFORM. Much of what I said about withholding above applies as well … Continue reading

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INDIVIDUAL TAX PLANNING May 2018

Tax Reform – Trick or Treat Tax Reform is going to help most of my clients, but it is also going to have unexpected consequences for most everybody. To make taxes “easy and effective” for my clients I included a … Continue reading

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