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Down Markets Might Be A Great Time for IRA Tax Strategies

The stock market’s roller-coaster performance in recent months may provide you with a tax planning opportunity. Earnings from traditional IRAs or qualified retirement plans like 401(k) are tax deferred until withdrawn.  Roth IRAs on the other hand generally receive earnings on their investments tax-free.  … Continue reading

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StartupLounge coming September 15th

We are proud to be sponsors of the StartupLounge in Savannah on September 15th.  This is an event which tries to connect start up businesses with much needed capital investment.  Read more or check out their website.

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Qualified Small Business Stock Technical Overview

As promised, I have put together a detailed over view of qualified small business stock and its advantages.  I have to warn you that this is pretty dry stuff, but it is riddled with opportunity for those looking to raise … Continue reading

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Cool Tool in Mint.com

We are often asked questions about personal finances.  Most of them are around budgeting, wealth accumulation and keeping track of information.  There is always a balancing act between effort and cost.  Most people are not accountants and do not want to … Continue reading

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Cancellation of Debt May Have Tax Consequences

Many of our clients have looked to renegotiate the debt on their property.  The down side is that cancellation or a debt reduction may create taxable income. This is a complicated area of law, so extreme care should be taken when … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Corporate Tax Story for 2010: Japan to Cut its Corporate Tax Rate

One of the biggest stories impacting U.S. corporate taxes in 2010 did not actually take place in the United States. Instead, it happened a few weeks ago in Japan when the Cabinet of Prime Minister Naoto Kan approved cutting the … Continue reading

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Overpayment and underpayment rates decrease for the first quarter of 2011

We have been recommending since the beginning of the recession that based on the interest rate charged as an underpayment penalty, it may be cheaper to pay the penalty then borrow funds to pay your tax.  Well the IRS has … Continue reading

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Darby Bank & Trust Closed By Regulators

It has been a long time coming, but on Friday, November 12, 2010, Darby Bank & Trust Co., Vidalia, GA was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver. … Continue reading

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