Can S corp owners use the per-diem method?

  • February 09, 2004

Q: In a recent item in your newsletter, you said that sole proprietors, partners and LLC members can use the per-diem method for reimbursing meals and incidental...

Tax basis on Prudential stock giveaway

  • January 26, 2004

Q: I received shares of Prudential stock a few years ago because I had converted a group policy to a personal policy. If I sell the shares now, do I have to pay tax on...

First-time home buyer

  • January 26, 2004

Tap into your IRA without penalty pain Give boost to house-buying child   Unlock tax break for Roth IRAs

Shackleton’s secret: ability to adapt

  • January 01, 2004

Sir Ernest Shackleton never did get to walk across the South Pole. The explorer’s huge ego had betrayed him when he set off for Antarctica in the dead of winter,...

9 ways to improve collections, speed pay-ups

  • December 01, 2003

Making a sale is worthless if you never receive payment. Many companies make the fatal mistake in their collection process of either letting debtors off too easily or...

Request an itemized invoice

  • December 01, 2003

Request an itemized invoice from your attorney when updating your will as part of your estate plan.