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Fed raises its policy rate by 75 basis points and sees more increases

Fed raises its policy rate by 75 basis points and sees more increases

The Federal Reserve raised its policy rate by 75 basis points on Wednesday, the third straight increase of that size and a sign that it is continuing its aggressive push to tame inflation.
9 ways to finance an acquisition

9 ways to finance an acquisition

Acquiring another company can be an effective way to grow your business, but transactions typically require capital.  Not only may funds be needed for the initial purchase but also for the integration of the businesses, equipment upgrades, personnel changes, relocations, and new sales and marketing initiatives.  In this article, we will discuss nine different types of acquisition financing you should consider. 
The Clean Vehicle Tax Credit Program

The Clean Vehicle Tax Credit Program

The Inflation Reduction Act includes the Clean Vehicle Tax Credit program which provides tax credits for purchasing electric vehicles. Learn about the tax credits and limits on qualifications.
Tax-loss harvesting: capital gains and losses

Tax-loss harvesting: capital gains and losses

Tax-loss harvesting is a strategy that enables a taxpayer to reduce taxes by using losses to offset gains or income. While taxpayers often wait until the end of the year to assess gains and losses, the opportunity for tax-loss harvesting can happen at any time throughout the year.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 proposes $80 billion in additional funding for the IRS

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 proposes $80 billion in additional funding for the IRS

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 provides significant funding for the IRS over the next 10 years. The IRS is expected to use over half the funds for enforcement. Taxpayers can also expect to see an increase in taxpayer services.
Research and Development Tax Credits

Research and Development Tax Credits

While most companies expense the cost of research and development activities, most fail to take advantage of the R&D tax credit. Learn how the tax credit works and what expenses qualify for it.
Overview and Benefits of a Stock Option Plan

Overview and Benefits of a Stock Option Plan

A stock option plan can be used to align the interests of employees and shareholders, and attract and retain talented workers. This video will cover the basics of a stock option plan and how your company may benefit from having one.
Existing home sales continued its slump, down 21% in 2022

Existing home sales continued its slump, down 21% in 2022

Existing home sales fell for the fifth straight month as the housing market cooled significantly amid steep rises in mortgage rates and housing prices.
Tax advantages of qualified charitable distributions

Tax advantages of qualified charitable distributions

Learn how qualified charitable distributions from your IRA can help save in taxes while benefiting a worthy cause.
Pass-through entity elections are here to stay: What you need to know

Pass-through entity elections are here to stay: What you need to know

Pass-through entity elections are creating tax planning complexity. This article explains what you need to know and what you should do next.
Help your child grow their summer earnings by using a Roth IRA

Help your child grow their summer earnings by using a Roth IRA

As your child begins to earn money from a summer job, it's a great time to teach them about saving for the future. A Roth IRA enables young adults to save and grow their hard-earned money for the future.
Summer jobs: tax considerations for parents and their children

Summer jobs: tax considerations for parents and their children

For many teenagers, summer often means a time for family barbecues, swimming in the pool, and working a summer job. For many parents, this means dealing with the tax implications of their child’s income. In this article, we'll provide an overview of what tax filings may be required for your working teenager.  
Inflation outpaces consumer spending for the first time this year

Inflation outpaces consumer spending for the first time this year

Personal spending declined on an inflation-adjusted basis in May as spikes in gasoline and food prices depressed consumer sentiment and dampened spending on…
Preparing Your Business for a Recession

Preparing Your Business for a Recession

A recession can be challenging for any business. However, business owners can take steps to prepare for a recession and position their companies for growth as the economy recovers. In this video, we'll provide six tips to help you and your business prepare for a recession.
Fed announces largest rate hike in nearly three decades as it seeks to restore price stability

Fed announces largest rate hike in nearly three decades as it seeks to restore price stability

The Federal Reserve lifted its federal funds policy rate to a range between 1.5% and 1.75% on Wednesday as it moves to restore price stability over the medium term.
IRS proposes regulations to the basic exclusion amount for estate and gift tax

IRS proposes regulations to the basic exclusion amount for estate and gift tax

Many wealthy individuals have taken steps to maximize their lifetime gift tax exemption before it reverts back to a lower level in 2026. However, the IRS recently proposed new guidance that would allow for clawbacks of certain gifted assets. Learn more about the proposed changes in this article.