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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Many people want to make gifts of cash and stocks to loved ones during the holidays and at year-end. If properly used, the annual exclusion allows you to give to family members and loved ones and reduce the size of your taxable estate, within limits. This article provides details.

The sale of business or trade property can be subject to many rules, depending on the details. Factors that affect the taxability of the sale include the type of property, the primary use and how long the property was held. This article gives a rundown of the rules.

Many people are traveling again, for business and for pleasure. But as travel demand increases, so does travel-related fraud. This article describes how scam artists seek to use phone calls, emails and other means to take advantage of travelers - and offers tips to help individuals avoid becoming victims.

Employers may want to explore the benefits of providing Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) to their workforce. When coupled with a high-deductible health plan, an HSA can be a powerful tool for funding medical expenses on a tax-advantaged basis. This brief article outlines the advantages and the 2022 contribution limits.

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