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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Despite the prevalence of Web-based meetings, many of today’s businesses still have plenty of employees who travel. For companies that reimburse employees on a tax-free basis for travel expenses, it’s important to stay up to date on the rules that determine the location of a person’s tax home. This article discusses the IRS’s three-factor test to determine whether an employee with no principal workplace has a tax home or is an itinerant.

It’s an awful feeling for anyone to learn that his or her credit or debit card has been used fraudulently. Whether the cardholder is liable typically depends on the type of card, whether he or she still possesses the card and when the card issuer is alerted. This article provides further details.

Business owners must monitor the cash flow and tax positions of their companies, while also looking out for their own personal financial futures. This article looks at how to lay the foundation for a strong exit strategy using a buy-sell agreement and family-focused succession planning techniques.

This calendar notes important tax deadlines for the first quarter of 2020.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act generally reduced individual tax rates through 2025, but some taxpayers have actually seen their taxes go up because of reductions or eliminations of certain tax breaks. This brief article explains why it’s important for taxpayers to know their brackets.

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