The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance explaining that although the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has eliminated the personal exemption deduction, taxpayers still qualify for the Sec. 36B premium tax credit and have to pay the Sec. 5000A shared-responsibility payment.
A survey from Capital One finds many employees with access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan don't participate because they think they don't make enough to contribute. However, educating individuals about such plans can help.
Presentations to the CEO or other executives will go awry if they don't clearly identify a problem and how a solution will improve the bottom line. Decision-makers will be more engaged if you leave ample time for questions and have facts ready to support your answers.
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Performance-calibration sessions, in which managers meet and discuss their evaluations of their teams, should be an essential component of the employee-review process. These sessions can eliminate bias and ensure rewards and promotions are distributed fairly.
A critical way to expand your role with clients. Though you may not spend much time on forensic or valuation service work, you could be asked by clients to provide litigation support services. The AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Section has resources you need to deliver. It’s just one more way to strengthen your role as trusted adviser.
Cutting through the noise and knowing which technology is best for your planning practice can be complicated. Choosing the right technology for your practice carries added value and efficiency. Here are ways to get started.
Uber, Lyft and Palantir are among a growing number of high-profile technology companies on track for initial public offerings next year. Deals in planning stages or in the IPO pipeline indicate valuations could exceed $100 billion.
Chinese economic growth declined to 6.5% in the third quarter from 6.7% in Q2, as an intensifying trade conflict with the US began to affect Chinese companies. The Q3 growth rate is the lowest China has experienced since the financial crisis.
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