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How to handle end-of-year payments

Julian Block •
AccountingWEB.com
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When I discuss year-end tax planning with my clients, many of them say they plan to accelerate deductions from 2019 into 2018. I caution them not to take their eyes off the calendar when they write checks at year’s end. Their efforts to offset write-offs against 2018’s income rather than 2019’s could be thwarted by

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Five giving tips for smart donations

John Wasik •
Forbes
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Of all of the Black and Cyber Days this month, Giving Tuesday is my favorite. It’s a chance to help your favorite organizations. But you don’t have to give exclusively on this day. You can donate any time until the end of the year  (to qualify for a 2018 tax write-off if you itemize). Yet

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Tell your stories, build your business!

Ellen Huxtable •
Business2Community
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What are your stories, and how can you use them to build your business? We all have stories. You have your successes and the abysmal failures, your origin stories and funny anecdotes. Stories are the vehicles of emotion – joy, sorrow, anger, commitment and more. Emotion builds connection, connection builds relationships and relationships can build

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