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The Difference Between an Asset Sale and a Stock Sale

This article is original content written by Thomas Scanlon, CPA, CFP® of Manchester, CT. Closely Held Businesses looking to negotiate a sale of their business will either do an Asset Sale or a Stock Sale.          


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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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5 Reasons Taxpayers over Age 70 1/2 Should Make a Charitable Donation From Their IRA

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) almost doubled the Standard Deduction. Beginning in 2021, Single filers can claim $12,550, Head of Household $18,800 and Married Filing Jointly $25,100. Additionally, the maximum amount that can be deducted for state and


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Understanding the New 20% Pass-Through Income Tax Deduction

In December, 2017 President Trump signed the new tax bill.  This is known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).  What received a lot of attention in the media was the tax cuts for individuals. For Connecticut taxpayers, check


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4 Easy Steps to File Your 2017 Forms 1099

    1) Determine who should receive Form 1099   Business owners need to determine who should receive a Form 1099.  The Form 1099 will be issued to independent contractors and other parties. The IRS has rules to determine who


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