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  • How the I.R.S. Encourages Oil and Gas Spinoffs

    Kinder Morgan, via European Pressphoto AgencyMaster limited partnerships like Kinder Morgan Energy Partners have special tax codes that have unitholders paying tax on income at individual rates rather than the businesses paying it on a corporate rate. The grand bargain of the landmark tax legislation of 1986 was a […] Click here to view full […]



  • Affordable Care Act Consumer Alert: Choose Your Tax Preparer Wisely

    The IRS urges taxpayers to choose their tax professional carefully as reports are coming in from around the country describing unscrupulous preparers who instruct their clients to make individual shared responsibility payments directly to the preparer. The IRS reminds individuals who owe the payment that it should be made only with their tax return or […]


  • Bank to pay everyone at least a ‘living wage’

    First Green Bank’s “living wage” policy will raise payroll costs, but CEO Kenneth LaRoe said he expects it will make the bank money over time. First Green Bank’s “living wage” policy will raise payroll costs, but CEO Kenneth LaRoe said he expects it will make the bank money over […] Click here to view full […]


  • The Modern Guide to Results-Driven Networking

    Networking is supposed to help build an ecosystem of professional contacts who can drive results for your career and the growth of your business. Unfortunately many traditional tactics like attending networking events end up being a waste of time for many entrepreneurs and encourage them to avoid networking like the plague. […] Click here to view full […]


  • 5 Networking Tips for Introverts . . . and Those who Aren’t!

      How to spread your influence and expand your contacts…with less heartburn The last thing Larry Stevens wants to do is get out and schmooze. With this hesitant speech and low-key demeanor, this immigration attorney in Guilderland, New York, is among the many millions of shy individuals for whom networking […] Click here to view […]