Welcome to this month's edition of the Tax and Business Alert. Our goal is to provide you with current articles on various tax and business topics. The articles are intended to keep you up to date on trends and issues that may impact your business and personal financial affairs.  Please contact us if you have questions about any of the issues discussed.

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Owners occasionally borrow funds from their businesses. This article explains the importance of treating these transactions as bona fide loans and charging an “adequate” rate of interest. It also provides a list of factors the IRS considers when evaluating corporate advances to shareholders.

A well-crafted, up-to-date estate plan is an imperative for everyone. It can truly help ease the burdens on your family during a difficult time. This article looks at wills, living trusts and other important documents.

As its market and technological needs evolve, every company needs to change. At some point in the existence of many companies, the organization needs to go beyond change to transformation. This article examines the difference between the two concepts and how to go about transforming with care.

Estimated tax payments are required by self-employed individuals and sometimes those with income from interest, rent or dividends. Mishandling these payments could trigger penalties. This brief article offers three strategies for getting it right.

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

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