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2:15 PM

Get the Maximum Tax Benefit When Purchasing a Business


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Courtesy of Guest Blogger, Stanley J. Bushner, Shareholder
Buckno Lisicky & Company CPA's
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When you buy a business, after you have agreed on the purchase price and have the necessary financing in place, you want to get the maximum tax benefit. 

The buyer has two choices, the first choice is to buy the stock (assuming the selling business is a C or S corporation) and the second choice is to buy the business assets.  A buyer in almost all cases should buy the assets.  When allocating the purchase price the buyer will want to apportion most of costs to assets that can be depreciated the fastest.  This is especially true, since Sec. 179 an accelerated method of depreciation is available in 2014 for all personal property new or used up to $500,000 (not yet passed into  law for 2015).
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1:20 PM

Beautify Your Business


Many times you hear the importance of “first impressions” when interviewing for a job, meeting a new client, sitting down with your boss for an annual review or attending a seminar. As professionals, it is important to “dress for success,” have good eye contact and a great handshake all in an effort to give that great “first impression.”

Well, the same goes for your business location and office space.  Do you have an overall welcoming environment? Let’s take a walk through your business space:

1. As you approach the entrance to your building, is the sidewalk clean? Windows clear? Do you have planters and a welcome sign with your logo or an “open” flag?
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12:30 PM

P.A.C.E. Act - Is Your Business 50-100 Employees?

The Healthcare Committee supports and encourages our federal Legislators to pass the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act (The PACE Act).

This legislation would allow states to maintain the current small group market definition, which applies to businesses with up to 50 employees, in order to prevent premium increases and disruption for small and mid-sized businesses.

For more information please visit
The 50-100 Coalition
The 50-100 Coalition is an organization representing small businesses and is working to protect affordable coverage for employees.

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