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Owner Readiness for Business Succession

Owner Readiness for Business Succession

Owner readiness is crucial to successful business succession, but many struggle with this first step. Read more on planning goals.
Using partnership compensatory devices in succession planning

Using partnership compensatory devices in succession planning

The ownership structure and tax treatment of partnerships call for unique compensatory devices when designing a succession plan.
Succession planning using employee stock ownership plans

Succession planning using employee stock ownership plans

ESOPs are a unique tool that can be valuable to selling shareholders, corporations and employees in a corporate succession plan.
Equity compensation as a succession planning device

Equity compensation as a succession planning device

Equity compensation plans may alleviate concerns that closely held business owners have during transition planning.
Succession planning using retirement plans

Succession planning using retirement plans

Business owners who work for the company may facilitate an ownership transition by separating service payments from company value.
Using compensatory devices in succession planning

Using compensatory devices in succession planning

With proper foresight, closely held business owners can use multiple tools to address various goals when exiting from the business.
Puerto Rico issues guidance for transfer pricing compliance

Puerto Rico issues guidance for transfer pricing compliance

The Puerto Rico Treasury issued guidance establishing new rules that would require a transfer pricing study to deduct cross-border expenses.
Net operating losses: One size does not fit all

Net operating losses: One size does not fit all

Proper diligence when it comes to the state application of net operating losses can help maximize tax benefits and minimize errors.
Proposal: Fair value measurement of certain equity securities

Proposal: Fair value measurement of certain equity securities

A recent FASB proposal addresses the fair value measurement of equity securities subject to contractual sale restrictions.
Nexus, apportionment and tax base: A state tax compliance trifecta

Nexus, apportionment and tax base: A state tax compliance trifecta

The federal tax code is complex, but tax professionals may find managing 51 state-level taxing jurisdictions, a much more difficult task.
Why go looking for trouble?  Benefits of a proactive sales tax review

Why go looking for trouble? Benefits of a proactive sales tax review

Many business situations call for a thorough sales tax review to assess and resolve past overpayments and underpayments of sales and use tax
The importance of pretransaction sell side SALT due diligence

The importance of pretransaction sell side SALT due diligence

By preparing for a sale through sell side tax due diligence, a seller can fix issues before they are identified by a potential buyer.
Navigating multistate unemployment tax reporting and remittance

Navigating multistate unemployment tax reporting and remittance

Businesses with multistate employees should understand the reporting and remittance nuances of a complex unemployment taxing regime.
Nine reasons your property tax assessment may not be correct

Nine reasons your property tax assessment may not be correct

Real estate and business personal property taxes, together, are one of the largest generators of state and local tax revenue.
The sales and use tax forecast: The cloud and a chance of confusion

The sales and use tax forecast: The cloud and a chance of confusion

The sales and use tax rules on cloud computing and digital goods are foggy at best. Four key steps can help you better see the road ahead.