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The Risks of Letting Your Legacy Ride: How Estate Planning Protects the Family

By Pinion Editorial | November 18, 2022
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With the holidays upon us, it’s easy to look at the family gathered around the table and feel grateful for many things. While year-end is often a time for reflection and gratitude, it’s also typically a time to wind down and tie up loose strings.   “One of the most important …

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Summary of California Drought Relief Grant Program

By Pinion Editorial | October 4, 2022
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AB 157, signed into law by Gov. Newsom on September 27, 2022, includes the creation of the “California Small Agricultural Business Drought Relief Grant Program”, for qualified small agricultural businesses who are impacted by drought according to USDA data. The program has been funded with $75M, and may be funded …

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A Look at the Modern Audit: Are You Missing Out?

By Pinion Editorial | June 2, 2022
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While most companies think of audits as an annual necessity, the vast majority typically keep to the same old standards and don’t know to ask for more. But the modern audit process has changed, and businesses should raise their expectations accordingly. Today’s audit should extend beyond bringing in accountants to …

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Estate Tax Planning: Possible Changes Ahead

By Jim Rein | February 16, 2021
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No matter what the presidential outcome, there was never any question that the outlook for estate tax planning would be different in 2021.  How much different was dependent upon who controlled the presidency and the Congress.  With Democrats now in power on both of those fronts, the logical question now …

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Business Tax Update: New 1099 Nonemployee Compensation Tax Form for 2020 Tax Year

By Sandy Sporleder | January 18, 2021
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After a 38-year absence, Form 1099-NEC has made its return in the 2020 tax year, and its January 31 deadlines are right around the corner.  Don’t panic – here’s everything you need to know about the revived form, and how it is intended to be used. For the last few …

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New Opportunity Zone Tax Benefits Make an Attractive Investment

By Pinion Editorial | January 21, 2019
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Established within the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the new Opportunity Zone legislation was created to develop economically-distressed communities across the United States by incentivizing long-term investments in these communities with tax benefits. The intention of the Opportunity Zone program overall is to stimulate economic development and job …

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Tax Reform Prompts Businesses to Rethink Employee Leave Policies

By Pinion Editorial | January 15, 2019
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While there tends to be focus on the larger line items resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, there are some lesser-known tax breaks within this tax reform that have created incentives for business owners to reconsider the benefits they extend to employees when they take family …

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How Safe is Your Financial Data?

By K·Coe Editorial | October 3, 2018
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Recent national cybercrime headlines: “Cybercriminals Obtain Employee Credentials to Conduct Payroll Diversion” “Business Email Compromises Business Data” “Increase in W-2 Phishing Campaigns” Imagine if you lost access to a year’s worth of financial information – accounting records, tax returns, audit trails – that could either never be fully recovered, or …

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