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Make sure donor receipts include fair market value

With tax time quickly approaching, I hope that your organization has sent out its donor receipts for contributions received during 2015 by now.  However, I know that many organizations will not have provided them yet, and I unfortunately also know the surprised look I get from those people who are not aware that they are supposed to provide them at all. 392 more words


Fury of Dracula, Frank Brooks Stephen Hand Kevin Wilson

Fury of Dracula, my first hidden movement game. Waited for this for two years and got a third edition for Christmas. Fist game took about two hours with two players, I played this hidden movement game as both Dracula and the hunters and both are just as good, the only criticism I have is that if you’re Dracula you do have quite a bit of dead time (ugh pardon the pun!) after you have your move, waiting for the other player or players to take their turn which is considerably longer but it’s worth it when it comes to the ‘fighting’ stages and you can do cool vampire stuff. 30 more words


Once Again, Form Over Substance Rules

This week’s blogger is Raymond G. Russolillo, CPA, tax partner and leader of Withum’s Family Office service niche.

In an earlier post we described an interesting charitable technique known as the “conservation easement.”  In a nutshell, this technique allows you to swap some (permanent) flexibility with respect to your property for a healthy charitable deduction.   421 more words

Review your 2015 transactions to take advantage of the following 8 tax breaks

In mid-December, Congress renewed a long list of tax breaks known as “extenders” that have been expiring on an annual basis. This year many of the rules are retroactive to the beginning of 2015, and you can benefit from them as you prepare your 2015 federal income tax return. 394 more words

Basics of logic part 2

This is post 2 in a series, find post 1 here

In the first post, I dealt with deductive arguments, which is the “classical” form of arguments. 353 more words


Inner Monologues and Deductions

I love the concept of the inner monologue in writing, probably because I’m constantly up in my own head with thoughts and ideas that I might not express vocally. 781 more words


PATH to permanent progress

On December 18, the “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015” (PATH Act) was passed by both the House and Senate and signed into law – expanding the Section 179 deduction limit to $500,000 on a permanent level. 182 more words