Monthly Archieve : Month: September 2012

Deducting Charitable Contributions: Eight Essentials

Posted on September 24, 2012 by Jeff Hobbs

Deducting charitable contributions is quite often tricky, but the eight essentials shared below will guide you. Donations made to qualified organizati [Read More]

How do I compute gain in a like-kind exchange when some cash is received?

Posted on September 19, 2012 by Jeff Hobbs

When you receive cash other than the like-kind property in a like-kind exchange, the cash is treated as "boot." Boot does not render the transaction i [Read More]

HSA Accounts are Tax Deductible!

Posted on September 12, 2012 by Jeff Hobbs

Contributions to HSA accounts are tax-deductible. Earnings, such as interest and dividends, in the (HSA) health savings account are tax-exempt at the [Read More]

Should You Invest in Life Insurance?

Posted on September 12, 2012 by Jeff Hobbs

The purpose of life insurance is to provide a source of income, in case of death, for your children, dependents, or other beneficiaries. Life insuranc [Read More]

Year-end tax planning amid legislative uncertainty

Posted on September 08, 2012 by Jeff Hobbs

As 2013 draws closer, news reports about “taxmageddon” and “taxpocalypse,” describing expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts, are proliferating. [Read More]

What happened in the Real Estate Sector that is impacting the trends for MOLD Insurance?

Posted on September 07, 2012 by Jeff Hobbs

Over the past 5 years, the commercial real estate insurance industry has been faced with substantial increases in both mold-related claims and payout [Read More]