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Are You Running Your Business or is it Running You?

By Pinion Editorial | November 29, 2023
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As a business owner, you likely spend most of your days – and many of your nights – thinking about the daily operations of your business. Retaining customers, analyzing the competition, marketing services and products, tackling human resource issues…the list is endless. “It’s easy to get caught in the weeds …

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Davon Cook Named a 2023 Fellow of the Family Firm Institute (FFI)

By Pinion Editorial | November 6, 2023
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On November 6, 2023 – Family business advisor, Davon Cook of Pinion, was announced and honored recently as a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute (FFI) at the FFI Global Conference in New York, New York. The prestigious FFI Fellow status signifies that Davon has completed an advanced program of …

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FinCEN Reporting Deadline Alert: What Every Business Needs to Know

By Pinion Editorial | October 3, 2023
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Beginning January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act requires all U.S.-based entities to report to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) detailed information about the entity and its key stakeholders – called “beneficial owners.” Any business with any legal entity (including single-member LLCs with minimal activity) will be impacted.  Small …

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3 Ways to Protect Longevity of Land in Renewable Deals

By Pinion Editorial | September 10, 2023
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Across the country, landowners are seeing new cash crops emerge in the form of wind, solar and other farm easements. Renewable energy opportunities can add additional revenue streams and diversify income for farmers, ranchers, and landowners. However, many are concerned about how these projects will impact their land and drainage …

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Kansas Senate Bill 15 Overview

By Pinion Editorial | August 17, 2023
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The Kansas Senate Bill 15 creates a new deduction for tax returns beginning in 2023. Specifically, the bill allows financial institutions to take privilege tax deductions on loans they’ve issued for agricultural real estate and single-family residences – providing a permanent tax savings for lending to ag clients and rural …

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Key Aspects of Section 1071: The Small Business Lending Final Rule

By Pinion Editorial | August 16, 2023
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I’m sure you are well aware of the beast the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued on March 30, 2023 related to Section 1071, the finalized Small Business Lending rule.  Almost every day there is a call to action from the banking industry to challenge the CFPB to provide relief …

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