House Tax Bill Released

On November 2, 2017, the House of Representatives released a draft tax reform bill titled the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”  The bill would reduce individual and business tax rates, would modify or eliminate a variety of itemized deductions as well as repeal the estate and alternative minimum taxes, and would change the taxation of…

2017 Year End Tax Planning

Tax Reform, IRS, Court Decisions, and More Add to Uncertainties at Year-End Year-end 2017 presents a unique set of challenges for taxpayers. At the top of the list are the uncertainties created by the possibilities within proposed tax reform legislation – what changes might be made, and whether those changes would be retroactive for 2017.…

Reduce the Cost of Your Employee Benefits

What is the easiest way to reduce the cost of your employee benefits? Take a second look at your Group Disability and Life Insurance. Most employers and insurance advisors concentrate their time on reducing the cost of health insurance. Health insurance requires an enormous amount of time and energy. ACA and the current political climate…