Lipsher, a past president of the American Chamber of Commerce of South China, has for the past eight years, been writing the bi-weekly Asian Tax Review for Tax Analysts of Washington, DC. He has been featured on China Television's World Wide Watch evening news, CNN and CNBC. He specializes in tax issues involving nine jurisdictions of Asia and the United States. Lipsher has lived in the Pearl River Delta city of Guangzhou, PRC since 1994. He is one of only a very few foreigners ever to have been given a business license to practice as a certified public accountant in the People's Republic of China. He is the only non-Chinese writer ever to have articles (two of them) translated and published in the China Accountant, the official monthly publication of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Lipsher also writes for TaxIndiaInternational.com.
The book looks at the transactions from the point of view of the seller as well as the buyer. This symmetrical view is presented because the tax effects on the seller will influence the acceptable terms for the deal. The author describes the tax consideration in quantifiable terms by demonstrating the actual calculations that must be made to evaluate the after-tax consequences of the terms of an acquisition agreement.
The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 marks the biggest tax reform in more than 30 years. The changes to the tax code are complex (especially for the small-business owner), but you don't have to go it alone. CPA and Attorney Mark J. Kohler delivers a comprehensive analysis of the new tax and legal structure you desperately need to help make the new tax law work for you.
In this revised edition of The Tax and Legal Playbook, Kohler reveals clear-cut truths about tax and legal planning and delivers a practical, play-by-play guide that helps you build wealth, save on taxes, and protect your assets. Using real-world case studies, tax-savvy tips, game plans, and discussion points, Kohler coaches you through the complexities of the tax game of the small-business owner. You'll also learn how to:Examine your business needs and pick the right business entity for youBuild your personal and corporate credit in eight stepsImplement affordable asset protection strategiesTake advantage of underutilized business tax deductionsPick the right health-care, retirement, and estate plansBring on partners and investors the right wayPlan for your future with self-directed retirement funds
Reading from cover to cover or refer to each chapter as needed, you will come away wiser and better equipped to make the best decisions for your business, your family, and yourself.
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Money, Riches and Wealth, click here.
Manual of Ideas, click here.
Corporate Counsel, click here.
William J. Taylor, ABA Banking Journal, click here.
Bob Morris, Blogging on Business, click here.
Pamela Holmes, Saturday Evening Post, click here.
Kevin M. LaCroix, D&O Diary, click here.
On Finance issues (Columbia University), click here.
On Berkshire post-Buffett (Manual of Ideas), click here.
On Publishing the book (Value Walk), click here.
On Governance issues (Harvard University blog), click here.
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Motley Fool Interviews with LAC at Berkshire's 2013 Annual Meeting
Berkshire Businesses: Vastly Different, Same DNA, click here.
Is Berkshire's Fat Wallet an Enemy to Its Success?, click here.
Post-Buffett Berkshire: Same Question, Same Answer, click here.
How a Disciplined Value Approach Works Across the Decades, click here.
Through the Years: Constant Themes in Buffett's Letters, click here.
Buffett's Single Greatest Accomplishment, click here.
Where Buffett Is Finding Moats These Days, click here.
How Buffett Has Changed Through the Years, click here.
Speculating on Buffett's Next Acquisition, click here.
Buffett Says “Chief Risk Officers” Are a Terrible Mistake, click here.
Berkshire Without Buffett, click here.