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The Real Economy: Economic Growth Expected to Moderate in 2019
RSM US
A hot U.S. economy will likely cool noticeably in 2019 as the combination of receding fiscal stimulus, higher interest rates, and rising annual operating deficit begin to increase the cost of doing
The 9 Questions you Need to Ask to Take your Board from Good to Great
PwC Private Company Services
Creating a truly effective board doesn’t happen by accident. From selecting the right people, to running crisp meetings, to fostering good working relationships with management and one another
Cultivating a New Generation
National Center for Family Philanthropy
It’s the giving season—a time of joy, wonder, togetherness, and sharing. For Kimberly Myers-Hewlett, it is also a special time that brings her back to her philanthropic roots that began
Qualified Opportunity Zones: An Introduction to New Opportunities under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Schiff Hardin
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created new incentives for investment into certain communities throughout the United States that have been designated as Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) by the U.
Qualified Opportunity Fund Guidance
Koley Jessen, P.C.
The Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service has issued initial proposed regulations and instructions for investments in qualified opportunity funds (“QOF”), a program designed
How to Make Decisions as a "Family Enterprise"
Jill Shipley, Cresset Family Office
With a successful business enterprise, how decisions are made is typically well established and clear. After all, it’s unlikely the business would have achieved any level of success without
Transparency in Family Philanthropy: Opening to the Possibilities
Elaine Gast Fawcett, National Center for Family Philanthropy
What choices do you have when it comes to transparency? How open and accessible is your family foundation—to the extended family, to grant seekers and partners, to the public? What approach do
New Benefits of Converting from an S Corp to a C Corp
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at the end of 2017, more family businesses are examining their corporate structure and considering the tax implications. Specifically, companies that are
Women & Wealth
GenSpring | SunTrust Private Wealth
Women continue to make great strides in wealth. However, the general theme in the latest research on women and wealth has revealed that women are still restricted by their own lack of confidence. It
Dynasty Trusts
BDO
Following recent amendments to the tax code, both the applicable estate and gift tax exemption and the GST exemption were increased to $11,180,000. This nearly doubled the exemptions available in