Reduce your 2017 tax bill by buying business assets

November 14, 2017 3:56 pm

Two valuable depreciation-related tax breaks can potentially reduce your 2017 taxes if you acquire and place in service qualifying assets by the end of the tax year. Tax... (more)

November 2017 Newsletter

November 9, 2017 2:47 pm

Don’t miss our latest news! In this edition: 2017 Might Be Your Last Chance to Hire Veterans and Claim a Tax Credit How to Maximize Deductions for Business... (more)

2017 might be your last chance to hire veterans and claim a tax credit

November 6, 2017 5:02 pm

With Veterans Day on November 11, it’s an especially good time to think about the sacrifices veterans have made for us and how we can support them. One... (more)

How to Maximize deductions for business real estate

October 23, 2017 6:11 pm

Currently, a valuable income tax deduction related to real estate is for depreciation, but the depreciation period for such property is long and land itself isn’t depreciable. Whether... (more)

October 2017 Newsletter

October 11, 2017 2:02 pm

Don’t miss our latest news! In this edition: Changes to Texas Durable Power of Attorney Act and Form, by Katie Robinson, Associate Attorney Key Deadlines for Businesses Timing... (more)

Thorough due diligence can protect your acquisition from fraud

October 9, 2017 4:32 pm

In today’s rough-and-tumble world of mergers and acquisitions (M&As), buyers need to get to know business sellers and their executives, test their representations about asset condition and financial... (more)

Changes to the Texas Durable Power of Attorney Act and Form

October 8, 2017 8:14 pm

by Katie Robinson, Associate Attorney This year, the Texas Legislature revisited the Texas Durable Power of Attorney Act (the “Act), under Texas Estates Code Chapter 751. The result... (more)

Timing strategies could become more powerful in 2017, depending on what happens with tax reform

October 2, 2017 3:25 pm

Projecting your business income and expenses for this year and next can allow you to time when you recognize income and incur deductible expenses to your tax advantage.... (more)

2 ways spouse-owned businesses can reduce their self-employment tax bill

September 25, 2017 4:30 pm

If you own a profitable, unincorporated business with your spouse, you probably find the high self-employment (SE) tax bills burdensome. An unincorporated business in which both spouses are... (more)

2017 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers

September 11, 2017 3:21 pm

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2017. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so... (more)