So…what’s your plan?

The kids are back to school, the leaves are beginning to turn pretty colors, fourth quarter is right around the corner, and it is time to start thinking strategically about your marketing in 2019! Use October as the month to truly evaluate your current marketing strategies to understand what is working, what isn’t, and what you would like to try differently beginning January 1st.

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What do you know about FMLA?

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires employers to grant up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave each year to individuals recovering from a medical condition, caring for sick family members, or following the birth or adoption of a child under the age of 18.  This act covers private sector companies with 50 or more employees.  Although this law seems to be so confusing,  many answers are found within the FMLA regulations found at www.dol/fmla.

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And Baby Makes Three

Starting a family can be one of life’s most fulfilling experiences. It can also be among the most expensive. According to statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, families in the United States could spend well above $200,000 for food, shelter and other necessities to raise a child through age 17—and that doesn’t include college!

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Business Interest Expense-Deductible or Not? Part 2

Last month we started the discussion about the new limitation on business interest deduction.  I gave the three exceptions to the limitation.

  1. The Small Business with average annual gross receipts of $25 million
  2. Electing Real Property Business
  3. Electing Farm Business

For more information about these exceptions, please see last month’s blog.

This month I want to discuss how the limitation is calculated if you don’t meet one of these exceptions.

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