Does Your Business Have Curb Appeal

The term “curb appeal” is widely used in the world of residential real estate. This term is associated with how attractive a property looks from the curb, and the first impression those who see it will have. But curb appeal is also important in a business, and especially one that has regular customers or clients…

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Important Tips for Buying a Business

Buying a business can be one of the most exciting and rewarding endeavors an individual can undertake. If you have the financial resources or access to financing, purchasing an existing business is generally a much better option than starting one from scratch. By getting into an established business, you are able to bypass the months…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Rental Real Estate Income Tax Issues

This comprehensive training is designed to get the accountant up to speed quickly with the complex passive activity loss (PAL) rules that apply to certain investments in trades or businesses and rental activities. The cornerstone of the course is the in-depth coverage of the detailed tax law and regulations applicable to passive activities under IRC…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Pass-Through Entity Owners

This comprehensive case-driven training is designed to get the accountant up to speed quickly in the area of basis calculations and distribution planning for the owners of pass-thru entities (i.e., S corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies (LLCs)). The cornerstone of this course is the line-by-line analysis of the Schedule K-1s and how it affects…

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Improvements to Make Before Selling Your Business

When it comes time to exit your business, you want to do so in a well thought out manner in order to maximize the value you will receive. You have poured your heart and soul into this, and you should receive the fruits of your labor. Some owners find out, however, that their business is…

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