Captive Insurance Companies: Planning for Risk Management and Wealth Accumulation

For those unfamiliar, a captive is a closely-held insurance company established by one or more business entities to insure and manage the risks of these ... read more >

Termination of US Citizenship or Residency: The Tax Man Cometh

The news media is abuzz with the story of Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, who recently gave up his U.S. passport to become a citizen of Singapore, ... read more >

2013 New Tax on Investment Income Provides Incentive to Form S-Corporation


By Dennis Mowrey

Under Current Sections (of the Internal Revenue Code) 3101(b), 3111(b), and 1401(b), a 2.9% Medicare tax is imposed on all wages and self-employment income. ... read more >

Looks Good on the "Surface"

On Monday June 19, Microsoft unveiled its new tablet PC in Los Angeles. The tablet, named Microsoft Surface, is expected to be available for purchase in ... read more >

Proposed Refinery Tax Credit Could Mean Thousands of Jobs

Pennsylvania Secretary of Revenue, Dan Meuser, is pushing for the state legislature to pass the proposed Pennsylvania Resource Manufacturing (PRM) tax ... read more >

Some Recent Tax Noise from Congress


By Ron Kramer

On Extension of the Bush Tax Cuts On June 19, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., suggested that a temporary extension of the Bush-era ... read more >

Pennsylvania Updates Official Register for Earned Income Tax

On June 15, 2012, the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) updated and officially released withholding tax rates on the Official Register ... read more >

Golden Years? Part Five in a Series

Final installment of a five-part series detailing a personal journey into planning for the later years of life precipitated by my father-in-law’s ... read more >

Ohio Creates a Credit for Companies Employing Ohio Telecommuters

With the enactment of H.B. 327 on June 6, 2012, the Ohio legislation created a refundable job creation income tax credit for companies that employ home-based ... read more >