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Four Planning Considerations for Every Small Business Owner

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If you are a small business owner or thinking of becoming one, here are some things you should consider. Choice of entity Whether you are just starting out or whether you are an established business, it is never too late to consider your choice of business entity, especially as it relates to income taxes and …

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Can I convert my traditional IRA to a Roth IRA in 2012?

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It may be an excellent time to consider converting your traditional IRA to a Roth IRA. As a result of market volatility, some investors have seen a reduction in the value of their traditional IRAs, meaning that the tax cost of converting may have dropped significantly. Also, federal income tax rates are scheduled to increase …

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Of Taxes Past, Present, and Future

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With the 2011 tax filing season behind us, much attention is being paid to the expiring “Bush tax cuts”–the reduced federal income tax rates, and benefits, that will expire at the end of 2012 unless additional legislation is passed. In fact, though, several important federal income tax provisions already expired at the end of 2011. …

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Economic Perspective – May 2012

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The Month in Review Popular frustration with eurozone austerity programs began hitting home in Europe with Socialist François Hollande’s election as France’s president and the rise of anti-austerity political parties in Greece. After those parties failed to form a coalition government, new elections were scheduled for June 17 as concern mounted that an anti-austerity government …

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The Markets – May 2012

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Eurozoning out: Equities followed up on a disappointing April with a troubled May, the worst month for the Dow Industrials in two years and one that pushed the Global Dow into negative territory for the year. As problems in Europe mounted, more investors sought security in sovereign debt that seemed to offer at least some …

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