M&A activity tends to wax and wane. Nonetheless, billions of dollars continue to change hands annually, and an acquisition can be a great way to grow a business. So owners should be prepared if one of these deals comes their way. This article explores some pros and cons to consider.

A business owner who also owns real estate may be tempted to lease that property to the company. Unfortunately, for owners of pass-through entities, doing so may trigger the “self-rental rule” and might lead to negative tax consequences. This article explains the details of the self-rental rule plus a way to avoid triggering it.

Few purchases during one’s lifetime will be as expensive as buying a home. That’s why, when considering a mortgage, it’s important to know what specific type of loan is the best choice. This article looks at the two major choices: fixed-rate and adjustable-rate.

A royal flush can be quite a rush. But the IRS casts a wide net when defining gambling income. This brief article outlines the tax impact of gambling winnings for casual players and how the rules differ for professional gamblers.

This calendar notes important tax deadlines for the third quarter of 2017.