MARCH 2019
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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As the 2018 tax-filing season heats up, investors need to consider whether their objectives have changed and how the state of their portfolios will impact their tax liability. This article discusses important issues such as dividends and timing. A sidebar looks at why it’s important for an investor to re-evaluate their investment portfolio to consider whether their objectives have changed.

Whether they’re planning to claim charitable deductions on a 2018 return or make donations for 2019, it’s important for taxpayers to know how much they’re allowed to deduct. This article provides details on different types of charitable gifts and discusses concepts to consider when planning for future giving.

Business owners may think that, if they repair a piece of tangible property, they’ll qualify for an immediate tax deduction. But the IRS may define that “repair” as an “improvement,” and require the costs to be depreciated over a much longer period. This article explores the difference.

It may sound too good to be true, but there may be valuable unclaimed property out there for just about anyone. This brief article offers tips on how to start looking and what to do if one discovers unclaimed property in his or her name.

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