Stock Options and Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)

Were you granted stock options? Stock options offer you the opportunity to purchase a certain number of shares at a pre-established price, which could be substantially below market value. There are two types of stock options, incentive stock options and Nonqualified Stock Options. Non
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Higher Education Tax Credits

If you or one of your dependents are enrolled in a qualified college, university or vocational school you may be eligible to receive a Federal tax credit. Qualified programs are indicated by their eligibility for Federal financial aid. For the 2016 tax year, two tax credits are availa
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New Lessee Accounting Requirements

Does your company currently operate as a lessee under one or more leases? If so, your company’s financial statements may be affected by the impending changes made official by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) this past February. Prior to implementation of the new s
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5 Things Millennials Need to Know About Finances

According to surveys, only 24 percent of millennials demonstrate basic financial knowledge. There are many reasons for that lack of knowledge: Some of that information comes with life experience, and some of it is facts that would have traditionally been taught in a home economics or
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5 Personal Finance Mistakes People Make

It’s easy to think your personal finances aren’t as vulnerable as those of other people. You may think it’s unlikely you’ll be fired or that you’ll have to deal with a medical emergency. And retirement? Odds are, your retirement is many years into the fut
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