Category Archives: What’s New?

Mind your Business 2017_11

MORE THAN JUST TAX SOLUTIONS Again, let’s discuss Tax Reform and then I will tell you ways to help your business the rest of this year. As a former corporate counsel and former IRS attorney, I can be your one-stop … Continue reading

Posted in Business Law, Business Tax, What's New?

REAL ESTATE, INVESTMENTS WW2017_8

EASY AND EFFECTIVE TAX TIPS Avoid gain on older stocks. One of my new clients, Serena Stockholder, is a Federal Express employee and loves to buy Federal Express stock. As a result, she has stock that has been purchased over … Continue reading

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ESTATE PLANNING – WW 2017_8

EASY AND EFFECTIVE? I discussed in the last WealthWISe how my approach to estate planning is a quicker less stressful process. So there is no reason to put it off. In fact, if you have a will or a trust … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE, INVESTMENTS WW2017_7

WHEN IS A DORMITORY A TAX SHELTER? Let’s say that your “child” is a sophomore in college and you are tired of paying rent for his apartment. What can you do? If the ave you considered buying a place for him to … Continue reading

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ESTATE PLANNING – WW 2017_5

Are you one of the people who delay when it comes to estate planning, seeing it as too complicated and presenting unrealistic goals. It doesn’t have to be that way! If you have estate planning documents drafted prior to 2012, it … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid to sell your property. WW2017_1

 Are you afraid to sell one of your properties because of the tax liability? Clients often come to me, worried about this problem. In some cases, they may be right to worry. Taxable gain equals selling price less “adjusted basis.” … Continue reading

Posted in Real estate, investing, What's New?

Individual taxes WW 2017_1

Avoid large refunds or amounts due. A large refund means the Government had your money all year, interest-free. A large amount due invites penalties and can be more than an inconvenience. The tax rules are designed to give an employee … Continue reading

Posted in Individual Tax, What's New?

Mind your business WW2017_1

Services you won’t get elsewhere. As a former in-house attorney, Wis can help you with contracts and with taxes. Wis gives you personal attention when preparing your tax return and that can save you thousands of dollars? How does Wis differ … Continue reading

Posted in Business Tax, What's New?

Estate Planning – retirement WW2017_1

Want to waste your retirement plan? A favorite client recently retained me after his mother’s death to help him settle her revocable living trust (RLT). His father died shortly before. My client was the trustee and sole heir under the … Continue reading

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Year End Business Tax Tips WW2016_11

As a former Chief Counsel and CFO, I often act as a one-stop source of tax, legal and estate advice for my small business clients. Many tax newsletters this time of year are obsessed with year-end tax planning. I will … Continue reading

Posted in Business Law, Business Tax, What's New?