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In the game of entrepreneurship sometimes the market throws a curveball, and your business valuation is less than what you had expected. Instead of striking out, have a contingency plan in place. It’s good to hope for the best but be prepared to adjust your expectations downward if the valuation of your business comes in lower than expected.

Mar 22, 2024 Business Exit Planning

Have you seen the price for private and even public universities lately? If so, it’s likely you experienced a bit of sticker shock. The national average net price increase for the cost of attendance is bordering on 5% for both private and public universities in recent years, so this is a common challenge many families are facing.  Despite the temptation to bury your head in the sand it’s worth facing the fact that college is still very much worth the investment.

Aug 30, 2023 FAQs

Usually, owners of pass-through entities pay federal and state income taxes on the net income “passed through” to them on their personal tax returns. The business entity itself does not pay income taxes. Virginia’s General Assembly developed a system where the business entity itself is taxed at the state level, effectively allowing a federal deduction for the full amount of income taxes paid to the state.

Jul 17, 2023 Business Exit Planning

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Usually, owners of pass-through entities pay federal and state income taxes on the net income “passed through” to them on their personal tax returns. The business entity itself does not pay income taxes. Recognizing that combined state and local income taxes plus property taxes generally exceed $10,000 for many business owners, some states have developed a system where the business entity itself is taxed at the state level.

Jun 20, 2023 Business Exit Planning

Wealth and our goals for what that wealth can enable are deeply personal, but chances are they involve wanting to help our loved ones succeed and live healthy, happy lives in some form or fashion. For those with children, that often means providing enriching educational experiences and opportunities that will greatly shape their futures. Congress recently passed SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (SECURE 2.

May 11, 2023 Tax Strategies

There are endless combinations of investment strategies and products when it comes to building an asset allocation. The obvious questions are always: how to select the best strategies/products, and how to manage them. I want to focus on the “how to manage them” part. Many people prefer to simply invest their savings in low cost, passive exchange-traded funds (ETFs), or mutual funds; parking them there as broad diversification to the equity markets.

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