AHP Articles

Created: Tuesday, January 3, 2023

SECURE 2.0 law may make you more secure in retirement

A new law was recently signed that will help Americans save more for retirement, although many of the provisions don’t kick in for a few years. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement 2.0 Act (SECURE 2.0) was signed into law on December 29, 2022.
Created: Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Renting to a relative? Watch out for tax traps

If you own a home and rent it to a relative, you may be surprised to find out there could be tax consequences.
Created: Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Inbound vs. outbound: Balancing your company’s sales strategies

It might sound like the lingo of air traffic controllers — inbound vs. outbound. But businesses of all types must grapple with these concepts and their associated challenges when developing sales strategies.
Created: Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Save for retirement by getting the most out of your 401(k) plan

Socking away money in a tax-advantaged retirement plan can help you reduce taxes and help secure a comfortable retirement. If your employer offers a 401(k) or Roth 401(k), contributing to the plan is a smart way to build a substantial nest egg.
Created: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Does your family business’s succession plan include estate planning strategies?

Family-owned businesses face distinctive challenges when it comes to succession planning. For example, it’s important to address the distinction between ownership succession and management succession.
Created: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Answers to your questions about taking withdrawals from IRAs

As you may know, you can’t keep funds in your traditional IRA indefinitely. You have to start taking withdrawals from a traditional IRA (including a SIMPLE IRA or SEP IRA) when you reach age 72.
Created: Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Choosing a retirement plan for your small business

Most growing small businesses reach a point when it’s time to offer employees a retirement plan. Perhaps the most well-known plan type is the 401(k), which is available to any size company. Contributions to a traditional 401(k) are made pretax, reducing taxable income, but distributions are taxable. Another option: a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) plan, which is also available to any size business Contact us for more info about possible plans.
Created: Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Year-end giving to charity or loved ones

Many people like to give thanks at this time of year by donating to their favorite charities. Here are the basic 2022 rules for charitable contributions and gifts to loved ones.
Created: Thursday, November 17, 2022

Like every business, a start-up needs a sensible budget

Are you thinking about launching a start-up? Or do you just want to get back to the basics of good budgeting? Here’s a look at the foundation of a solid budget.
Created: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Computer software costs: How does your business deduct them?

These days, most businesses buy or lease computer software to use in their operations. Or perhaps your business develops computer software to use in your products or services or sells or leases software to others. In any of these situations, you should be aware of the complex rules that determine the tax treatment of the expenses of buying, leasing or developing computer software