Finance

Top 10 International Tax Pitfalls

With more and more small to medium sized companies operating across borders, many are falling victim to increasingly complex international tax rules. Here’s how to get it under control.

States And Tax Incentives – What You Need To Know

When deciding where to establish or relocate a business, tax rates, credits, and incentives are an important consideration. And as corporate and income tax rates vary by state, it's crucial to know the landscape before entering a market. Here's an in-depth guide and what you should focus on.

What Do Investment Banks Do?

Corporate strategist and investment banker, Robert Lawrence Kuhn, examines the different facets of investment banking from public offerings, debt and equity securities to M&A and structured finance. Kuhn's crash course in investment banking will tell a CEO almost all he or she needs to know.

Combining Captive Insurance Companies With Estate Planning

Business owners may find many benefits from establishing captive insurance companies (you have to have insurance anyway, right?) with their estate planning. Randy Fox explains the ins and outs of establishing such a company and the future benefits that it can bring you -- for example, transferring wealth without making taxable gifts.

Six Questions a CEO Needs to Ask the Director of Real Estate

Lease obligations, which have traditionally flown under the radar, are now more visible on the balance sheet right alongside debt. Here’s how to stay on top of them.

Tax Credits & Incentives: Are You Missing The Boat?

Half of the nearly 3,000 US federal, state and local tax credits and incentives go unclaimed, and it pays to learn how well your company is capturing these opportunities.

How Can Entrepreneurs Impress Their Bank?

In these tight credit markets, small business owners need to be prepared. To nab funding at attractive terms, get set to wow a loan officer. What's the first thing you need to do? Know your numbers.

Shop Smart for Payroll Providers

As your head count grows, so do payroll hassles. Many companies look to outside vendors to handle payroll responsibilities when it becomes too much to handle in-house. Morey Stettner provides guidance on when and where to outsource.

Enabling the Risk Intelligent Enterprise

A downturn makes taking risk more daunting than ever—and more necessary.

Why Tax Policy Is a Dissembler’s Paradise

All politics is the art of deception, none more so than the oft-repeated claim about "tax cuts for the rich." First, the extension of the rate cuts of 2003 that President Obama grudgingly agreed to in exchange for an extension of unemployment benefits is not in any way a reduction of income tax. The only question was whether everyone’s tax liability was going to increase in January.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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