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Mutual funds: Handle with care at year end

As we approach the end of 2018, it’s a good idea to review the mutual fund holdings in your taxable accounts and take steps to avoid potential tax traps. Here are some tips. Avoid surprise capital gains Unlike with stocks, you can’t avoid capital gains on mutual funds simply by holding on to the shares.…

Buy business assets before year end​ to reduce your 2018 tax liability

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has enhanced two depreciation-related breaks that are popular year-end tax planning tools for businesses. To take advantage of these breaks, you must purchase qualifying assets and place them in service by the end of the tax year. That means there’s still time to reduce your 2018 tax liability…

New Lease Accounting – ASC 842

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a new Accounting Standards Update, ASC 842: Leases, that addresses accounting for leasing transactions under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP). ASC 842 was issued to increase transparency and comparability among organizations by recognizing lease assets and lease liabilities for substantially all leases. The new rules…

Arizona Tax Credit Alert – November 2018

The Arizona legislature has retained and expanded some of the incentives for charitable giving for 2018. This alert explains the credits for individuals only. The dollar limits differ depending on marital status. Your payments will make a positive impact on the recipient organization, while at the same time reducing your Arizona income tax liability dollar…


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