Should You Separate Your Business from Its Real Estate?
Businesses that need real estate to conduct operations, or otherwise hold property, traditionally have put the title to the property in the name of the business itself. But owners are increasingly rethinking this approach. Many Read More
Apr 28, 2022
Do LLC Members Owe Self-Employment Tax?
The federal tax code's self-employment tax provisions were enacted long before the existence of limited liability companies (LLCs). As LLCs became increasingly popular, an important question arose: How do the self-employment tax rules apply to Read More
Mar 17, 2022
Material Participation Standard is the Key to Unlocking LLC Tax Losses
Many privately held businesses have incurred losses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, the federal income tax passive activity loss (PAL) rules can limit an owner's ability to currently deduct tax losses thrown off by passive Read More
May 27, 2021
How S Corporations Can Save on Federal Employment Taxes
If you own an unincorporated small business, you may be getting fed up with high self-employment (SE) tax bills. One way to lower your SE tax liability is to convert your business to an S Read More
Feb 06, 2017