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Is Litigation Financing a Viable Option?

  • 30 March 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Is Litigation Financing a Viable Option?

You may have a great track record in the courtroom, but are you willing to bet on it? An increasing number of U.S. litigators are, following a trend called third party litigation financing (TPLF) or alternative litigation financing (ALF). This type of litigation financing often uses hedge funds and other investment principles to fund the litigation process for plaintiffs’ attorneys.

Avoid These 3 Common Tax Filing Mistakes

  • 24 March 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Avoid These 3 Common Tax Filing Mistakes

Done with your taxes? Are you sure? Nothing is more frustrating than handing over your taxes and then realizing you overlooked some major deductions or—worse yet—made mistakes that could cost you.

Strange Taxes from Around the Nation

  • 23 March 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Strange Taxes from Around the Nation

With tax season in full swing, there’s a chance you may need your mood lightened. If so, enjoy this roundup of crazy taxes from around this great nation.

Is Private Equity an Answer to Cash Woes?

  • 15 March 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Is Private Equity an Answer to Cash Woes?
Private equity is a term that’s thrown around the business world, especially among startup companies. It can be a great way for businesses to get a much-needed infusion of cash.  And you don’t need to be a young, hip startup to consider it as a viable option.

Auto Brite Company

  • 24 February 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Auto Brite Company

When Lawrence and Elizabeth Stovall married in 1996, they were each an entrepreneur in their own right.  Lawrence had been running his parents’ San Antonio business since leaving a career in the Navy, while Elizabeth ran her own business buying and selling used cars.

Huge Overtime Pay Change for Salaried Workers

  • 24 February 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Huge Overtime Pay Change for Salaried Workers

A new federal ruling mandates that all salaried workers, regardless of title or duties, are eligible for overtime if they earn $50,440 or less (effectively doubling the previous limit of $23,660). Experts believe that, under the ruling, businesses will find themselves more vulnerable to an audit and subject to sizable penalties for not accurately tracking and paying nonexempt employees for all hours worked. Those relying on paper time sheets, which are open to human error, and those not requiring employees to track hours at all may be particularly vulnerable.

Is the U.S. a Top Global Tax Haven?

  • 23 February 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Is the U.S. a Top Global Tax Haven?

 Last month we covered how U.S. citizens working abroad were escaping outrageous U.S. taxes by renouncing their citizenships. It has now been announced that the U.S. has moved from the world’s sixth to the third top tax haven behind only Switzerland and Hong Kong  It is estimated that $21 trillion to $32 trillion in private wealth is untaxed or lightly taxed in what it calls worldwide “secrecy jurisdictions,” with the U.S. being a top spot for activity.

Top 2016 Tax Deduction Changes for Business Owners

  • 9 February 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Top 2016 Tax Deduction Changes for Business Owners

As usual, Congress’ procrastination resulted in some last-minute legislation. Here’s a summary of the top tax changes that will affect business owners in 2016:

Succession Planning: Identify Your Company's Future Leaders Early

  • 27 January 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Succession Planning:  Identify Your Company's Future Leaders Early
Who will carry your business into the future? Do you have your successors identified? Do you have a succession plan? How will you know whether or not to look outside the family for the future of your company, even if you run a family business? These are difficult questions to answer but they’re also extremely important to address when it comes to the long-term success of your business.

Foreign Assets? Working Abroad? The IRS Still Wants Your Money

  • 26 January 2016
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Foreign Assets?  Working Abroad?  The IRS Still Wants Your Money

More than 3,000 Americans each year give up their U.S. passports in order to work abroad. Why? It’s not because they don’t love America. It’s because tax complications make it too hard to work abroad while staying loyal to Uncle Sam. In fact, the U.S. is known to have the most onerous tax laws for citizens working abroad of any developed country in the world.

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