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Podcast – BPB Knows Estate Planning


Posted on May 19, 2022 by Jeffrey Mutnik

In this episode Director of Tax Services Jeff Mutnik explains when someone needs an estate plan and the potential tax and legacy value in creating a plan, including avoiding probate and trusts you can control before and after death.

Owning and Selling C Corporations vs. S Corporations by David E. Kolan, CPA


Posted on May 18, 2022 by David Kolan

The pandemic has spurred a tsunami of entrepreneurial new businesses. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a record 5.4 million new business applications were filed in 2021, compared to 4.4. million in 2020 compared to 3.5 million before the pandemic in 2019. Whether these ventures will prove successful remains to be seen, but each one […]

What To Do After Filing Your Tax Returns by Tomoko Shoji, CPA/PFS, CFP


Posted on May 10, 2022 by Tomoko Shoji

Congratulations! You filed your tax return (or requested a filing extension) and paid your tax liabilities by the April deadline. However, there are circumstances for which you may need to amend your return and/or attempt to reduce your tax liabilities for the current year. Following are some tips to keep in mind after filing your […]

IRS Announces Higher HSA Limits for 2023 by Christopher Taarick, JD, LLM


Posted on May 08, 2022 by Christopher Taarick

Individuals participating in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) will be able to contribute more of their pre-tax earnings to health savings accounts (HSAs) in 2023 and yield related tax and savings benefits. The IRS recently announced it will increase the annual HSA contribution limits that qualify for a full tax deduction in 2023 to $3,850 (up […]

President Proposes Higher Taxes on Billionaires, Corporations by Joseph C. Leuchter, CPA


Posted on April 20, 2022 by Joseph Leuchter

The Biden administration recently released its fiscal budget for 2023, which an accompanying fact sheet claims will help lower costs for American families, expand the productive capacity of the American economy and further reduce the deficit. To raise the revenue required to accomplish these goals, the budget proposes to modify existing business and international tax […]

What is an Opportunity Zone? by Arkadiy (Eric) Green, CPA


Posted on April 14, 2022 by Arkadiy (Eric) Green

At the end of 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduced the concept of Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) to help incentivize private investment into revitalizing economically distressed communities throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. In return for their investments into these state designated QOZs, private individuals and businesses can […]