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How Many Trusts Do I Need?

This article is original content written by Thomas Scanlon, CPA, CFP® of Manchester, CT. Estate Planning can get tricky. One tool that is frequently used is a trust. Many trusts are set up as revocable (“rev”) trusts.  This means the


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The Difference Between a C Corporation and a Subchapter S Corporation

This article is original content written by Thomas Scanlon, CPA, CFP® of Manchester, CT.   Business owners can maintain their corporation as a regular or “C” Corporation. Alternatively, if they are eligible, they may want to make a Subchapter S Election.


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5 Easy Steps to Opening a Business in Connecticut

This article is original content written by Thomas Scanlon, CPA, CFP® of Manchester, CT.   1) Meet With Your CPA and Attorney The first step is to meet with your CPA and Attorney. Your CPA should be able to review your


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4 Reasons to do a Roth Conversion

This article is original content written by Thomas Scanlon, CPA, CFP® of Manchester, CT. A Roth Conversion is when funds are taken out of an IRA and converted into a Roth IRA. This conversion results in taxable income. Here are 4


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4 Reasons NOT to Wait for Your K-1

Subchapter S corporations (“Sub S”), partnerships, limited liability companies (“LLC’s”) and estates and trusts issue form K-1s. This form documents the stockholders, partners, members or beneficiaries share of their profit or loss from the entity.  Don’t wait for this form


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