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  • Business Sale: Who Owns Professional Goodwill?

    Who owns professional goodwill -- the professional corporation or the shareholder-employees in it? For tax purposes, the answer can make a big difference when a professional corporation is shut down. In this article, we'll explain why it matters and how you might want to plan in advance of a sale or liquidation to help ensure the best possible tax results.

  • Giving Gifts to Employees? IRS Wants Its Share

    Does your business reward employees with bonuses and gifts? These gifts, as well as fringe benefits, may have tax consequences for your company and the recipients. While it's not impossible for an employer to give a tax-free gift to an employee, it is difficult to do, as one Tax Court case illustrates. Educate your employees about the tax implications of bonuses, fringe benefits and perks to prevent a backlash of employee dismay at tax time. Click "Full Article" for a look at the issue.

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