From the September, 2015

Belize under Siege – the IRS Hunt Continues.

Long considered a bastion of banking privacy, Belize banks are now becoming the increasing target of IRS scrutiny. A federal judge recently granted two “John Doe” summons allowing the IRS to demand account information […]

Coca Cola’s $3.3 BILLION Tax Bill

Coca Cola has recently announced that the IRS assessed it additional taxes of $3.3 Billion for tax years 2007 and 2008 following an audit of those years. The company claims the assessment is without […]

Three Steps To Retiring With Lower Tax Liability

We all look forward to that day where we can clock out for the last time, and go home without having to hit the snooze button the next morning to report for work. Retirement […]

Contract Provisions that can Prevent Litigation

When you enter into a contract with another party, one of your main goals should be to include provisions that will help avoid litigation if a dispute arises. Below are a few ways that […]

Are Tax Free Weekends Really A Good Idea?

Most states have a weekend or two set aside each year where retailers offer goods on a tax free basis. Many consumers take advantage of these weekends by doing their back to school or […]

Why DIY Business Documents are a Bad Idea

Many people take great pride in being able to tackle projects on their own. The Internet is full of websites providing instructional videos or answers to most any problem you encounter. This is true […]

Tax Considerations To Think About When Deciding On A Business Structure

The decision to go into business for yourself is not an easy one, and should only be made after you have armed yourself with critical information on business management and operations. Your plan should […]

Legal Risks Business Owners Should Avoid

When you start a new business, there is always some level of risk involved. However, it is wise to take every precaution possible to minimize the risks as much as possible. You can typically […]

How S Corporations Can Avoid Double Taxation

Any time a new business is formed; several important decisions about how the company will be structured must be made. The choices made at inception will dictate how things are done in the future, […]

Tips for Creating an Effective Employee Handbook

Many employers view the employee handbook as a huge hassle because it takes time and energy to create. In fact, many employers believe that their employees never read the handbook. However, the handbook is […]