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Simple 401(k): A Win-Win for You and Your Employees

  • 28 January 2014
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Simple 401(k):  A Win-Win for You and Your Employees

Business owners know that running a successful business is largely dependent on retaining motivated employees. While larger corporations offer perks like health and retirement plans, as a small business you may assume you can’t afford such benefits. So it may surprise you to know that a SIMPLE 401(k) plan is not only a great incentive for your employees, but can actually save you money in other areas.  Here’s what you need to know:

Your Spouse as an Employee: The Hidden Tax Savings in Health Coverage

  • 14 January 2014
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Your Spouse as an Employee:  The Hidden Tax Savings in Health Coverage

As a sole proprietor, health care expenses for you and your dependents are not deductible as a business expense. However, if you’re like many of our clients, your spouse may be performing a fair amount of heavy lifting to keep your business running smoothly. If that’s the case, you may be able to realize the tax advantages of a medical reimbursement plan by employing your spouse.

San Antonio Small Business Outlook for 2014

  • 17 December 2013
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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San Antonio Small Business Outlook for 2014

Big things are happening in the Alamo City in 2014. With the New Year approaching, now is the time to reflect on how these changes will affect your small or family-owned business. Here we point out some fascinating scenarios currently playing out in our great city, which could affect your business, your taxes and your livelihood in 2014.

Family SUCCESSion Planning: Four Careful Considerations

  • 17 December 2013
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Family SUCCESSion Planning: Four Careful Considerations

We asked San Antonio business consultant John Dini, one of the nation’s leading experts on business ownership and exit planning, for his advice on handing down the family business. As the author of Hunting in a Farmer’s World, Beating the Boomer Bust and 11 Things You Absolutely Need to Know About Selling Your Business , Dini literally “wrote the book” on succession planning. He recommends that Baby Boomers and other business owners with an eye on retirement carefully consider the following questions.

'Tis the Season for Part-Time Workers: Your Top Questions Answered

'Tis the Season for Part-Time Workers: Your Top Questions Answered
Every business has its busy seasons. Whether you’re a retail business with an uptick around the holidays, a professional service business married to the fiscal calendar (we can relate), or a manufacturer needing to stay flexible with industry demands, you may find yourself in need of part-time, seasonal workers during these busy times of the year. 

Defer Income to 2014? Yes, You Can!

  • 20 November 2013
  • Author: ellice909
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Defer Income to 2014? Yes, You Can!
Tax time can be stressful for a small business owner, especially if you experienced unexpected large business and/or personal gains or losses this year. Keeping income growth relatively steady from year to year is an ideal scenario to manage expected tax liabilities. A huge boost in income could become a huge tax burden when not managed wisely.

Selling Your Business? Resist the Lure of Low Capital Gains Taxes

  • 19 November 2013
  • Author: ellice909
  • Number of views: 2352
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Selling Your Business? Resist the Lure of Low Capital Gains Taxes

Taxes can cut deep into your profit when you sell a business. But sometimes “paying more” can help you save. Whether you’re looking to pass your business down to heirs or sell it outside the family, some surprising tax strategies can make the sale more profitable.

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Chapman Stout has the Midas touch. The San Antonio community has been the beneficiary of this touch of gold since he entered the jewelry scene in the city 17 years ago.

Deducting Vehicle Expenses the Right Way

Deducting Vehicle Expenses the Right Way

If you’re thinking of purchasing a dedicated company vehicle or using your own vehicle for company business, or if you already have a business vehicle, we wanted to share some great tax advantages that can often be overlooked when you claim this deduction.

When Is Bankruptcy the Best Option?

  • 23 October 2013
  • Author: ellice909
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When Is Bankruptcy the Best Option?

“Do I really have to declare bankruptcy?” It’s a gut-wrenching thought. More than 500 Texas businesses  declared bankruptcy in the first quarter of 2013, according to U.S. Court statistics. Personal bankruptcy filings were logged in the thousands. Could these have been avoided? When does bankruptcy become the best option?

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