However, before you rush to urge your clients to offer HSAs, there are layered complexities to understand. Remember that an HSA must be paired with a high deductible health plan (HDHP). A plan advisor who doesn’t already have a relationship with a health plan advisor should get very familiar with HSAs’ quirks, of which there are many.
Of all the massive changes included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, those affecting real estate owners, investors and developers may be the most difficult to navigate. This article offers a preliminary take on how the new §199A deduction, the new 30% limit on business interest expense, changes to the like-kind exchange and cost recovery rules and other provisions work and interact to inform real estate investment and development decisions.
If you read business management journals, you’d be forgiven for believing that the best ideas on management come from academia or consulting firms. What used to be the province of executives reporting on business results has
Specialization in business and management disciplines has led to disconnected advice and increased risk for the business owner and executive. Seeking specialized advice is logical for increasingly complex problems.
Corporate restructuring, M&A, competitive intelligence, strategy, new product development, and process reengineering. One thing required for success that they all share is the need for the best and brightest.
Intangibles have come to dominate corporate value. Land, labor and capital are declining in importance. Fast growing companies rely on business models, designs, patents, intellectual property and relationships more than bricks and mortar.
By definition the knowledge economy means more people are in need of advice. So too are people required to give that advice. For advice itself to be effective, however, both the receiver and giver need specific skills.