Category Archives: Business

Is your SIMPLE ready to graduate to a 401k?

If you have a growing business with a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan, it may be time to “graduate” to a 401(k) plan. In an era dominated by big, expensive company 401(k) plans, the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996 introduced a new type of retirement plan for small businesses called the SIMPLE IRA.  The […]

Are Trump trade negotiations increasing market volatility?

Donald Trump’s negotiating style is unlike any president we’ve seen in our lifetimes and, perhaps, unlike any that has ever sat in the Oval Office. In his book, The Art of the Deal, Trump lays out how to win at the negotiating table. The attributes are constant brinkmanship, changing boundaries, last-minute changes, and the willingness […]

Rule Changes for Partnerships

  As you’re likely aware, the Bipartisan Budget Act that took effect at the beginning of this calendar year introduced several changes regarding business taxation. Among these changes, the IRS is no longer required to collect back tax due from the individual partners who owe, if an audit reveals that an adjustment is needed. This […]

Caring in the Workplace

As more individuals are becoming primary caregivers for their parents and loved ones, businesses and employers will need to adjust how we support them.

Guide to Growth: Your Business Plan

Whether you’re a current business owner or a budding entrepreneur burning with the next great idea, one of the most important steps you can take on your road to success is creating a business plan.