It seems there’s no shortage of worthwhile information out there; the problem is finding the time to track it down and then read it. We try to curate the best of that information and make it easily available through our blog, frequently offered by our very own Peter Mallouk. We also communicate our thoughts on various financial issues throughout the year via presentations, in-person meetings, calls, emails and newsletters.
Most charitable gifts are made in cash. It is easy to make a gift in cash, it is easy for the receiving charity to accept and use the gift, and the value of the gift for income tax deduction purposes is immediately known. An in-kind or non-cash gift, such as a gift of real estate or stock, is usually not as easy to coordinate.Read More
The world of finance is diverse, with experts constantly inserting their opinions about which direction the market will go and how investors should handle their portfolios. With all of this, “noise,” who should you listen to, who has the “right,” answers and will they ever share those answers with you?Read More
While this question may not rise to the level of gravity contemplated by Hamlet in his famous Shakespearian soliloquy, it nonetheless should be given serious consideration by anyone in a position to make such an election. The 83(b) election is a provision under the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) that gives an employee, or startup founder, the option to pay taxes on the total fair market value of restricted stock at the time of granting.Read More