Business Strategy — Diversify or Specialize Services?

By Sean Kelly, CPA I learned about a company recently that has proactively developed a niche to physically lift homes to meet current hurricane-proof standards. Based on a federal grant for homeowners, the construction company is tapping a need that has meant growth for its business as well as a benefit to residential customers. This …

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New York ‘Works Around’ Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

On the surface, high tax states such as New York seem to be hardest hit by a new limitation on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction. For previous tax years, taxpayers had the ability to write off all of their SALT payments against their ordinary income. This deduction has now been limited to $10,000 …

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