Republicans Need a Tax Plan for 2017, Not 1981
The conservative Weekly Standard warns Republicans not to design a tax reform patterned on the one that Reagan signed in his first year as president.
Congress Wants a $2 Trillion Tax Break. US Companies Don't
Firms that stand to benefit most from the cut are saying no thanks, just give every company a bigger rate cut.
As the World Churns: Avoiding Tax Planning Disaster by Avoiding Anti-Churning Rules
The anti-churning rules have created a complex and burdensome trap and catch more M&A transactions than you might suspect.
The Declining Fiscal Health of America’s Cities
Municipal revenues are expected to grow much more slowly in 2017 while expenditures remain steady and state and federal aid continues to decline.
Planning for the Suddenly Wealthy: Call In the SWATT Team
Coming into money can be both a blessing and a curse. A team of professional advisors can help the newly wealthy avoid negative consequences.
After-Tax 401(k) Contributions: How Do They Stack Up?
Most clients don’t fully understand the rules governing after-tax contributions and may mistakenly be equating this option with the Roth option.
Required Minimum Distributions and an Account Holder’s Death
IRC Section 401(a)(9) spells out the rules that govern what happens to the account value.
Ryan Bears Brunt of GOP Anger on Trump's Deal With Democrats
The 90 House members who voted against a temporary spending and debt ceiling package today are Republicans.
The Basics of Establishing an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust
An ILIT can help with spendthrift protection, and with elective share right planning for a surviving spouse.
Freedom Caucus Members Frustrated With GOP Leaders on Agenda
Mark Meadows sees lack of movement on the Affordable Care Act as a source of ugliness.