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IRS Aims to Ground More Offshore Accounts

Despite reduced resources due to recent budget cuts, the IRS is continuing its efforts to deter illegal tax evasion schemes. Instead of announcing its annual list of the “Dirty Dozen” tax scams for 2015 in one fell swoop, the agency…

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Estate Planning to Minimize Federal Income Taxes

The traditional estate planning approach, aimed at reducing estate tax values, is less relevant for the vast majority of individuals today than it was in the past. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) provides relatively generous estate tax…

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M&A Trends: What’s Hot and How to Help Prevent Pitfalls

Last year was the hottest year for mergers and acquisitions (M&As) since the financial crisis began, according to recent estimates from Thomson Reuters. And 2015 is expected to be even hotter. Are you contemplating buying or selling a business in…

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Whitney Coombs Joins Daszkal Bolton

December 15, 2014 – Whitney Coombs, CPA recently joined Daszkal Bolton as Tax Manager where she will oversee tax engagements serving middle market corporations as well as private equity groups and other investment organizations. Coombs brings with her seven years…

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Test Your Fraud IQ

If you think occupational fraud and abuse can’t happen at your company, think again. Fraud is a global epidemic. In a recent study, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) estimates that the typical business loses 5 percent of its…

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Year-End Marital Status and Taxes: Timing Is Everything

As if the process of getting married (or divorced) isn’t difficult enough, couples also need to take income tax considerations into account before tying (or untying) the knot. That’s particularly true for those who plan a change in marital status…

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