NC House Bill Could Change How Restaurants, Bars Purchase Alcohol

Could North Carolina’s ABC stores soon be a thing of the past? A bipartisan measure is making waves in NC, as it would dismantle the… Read More…

IRS Ramping Up Enforcement of ACA

A caution to business owners to not rest too easy on the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare): The IRS seems to be suddenly intensifying efforts to… Read More…

Investing in Opportunity Zones: The Top 5 Incentives

I came across a great article this week (subscription required) in the Charlotte Business Journal that discussed the different ways the City of Charlotte is… Read More…

How To Spend 529 College Funds

In about a month, our kids will head back to school. For some parents, that means new lunchboxes and character backpacks. For the more seasoned… Read More…

Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Taxation of Trusts

The Supreme Court issued a huge win for trusts last month, ruling that a trust beneficiary’s residence is not sufficient on its own for a… Read More…

Is This The End of Stretch IRAs and Profit Sharing Plans? Understanding the SECURE Act.

In a landslide vote late last month, the House of Representatives voted to approve the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act.  If… Read More…

Focus on Management for True Strategic Advantage

Management struggles with a really unsexy brand. Sure, it might require a focused effort, a refined process, and it can be hard work, but ultimately… Read More…

New Obamacare Penalties Surprise Employers

While the ACA lost some of its teeth this year as the individual mandate was removed via tax reform, employers who assume that enforcement against… Read More…

Breweries and Tax Reform

North Carolina, like many states, teems with breweries — as well as brewpubs, distilleries, and other manufacturers. It’s a booming industry nationwide and one that… Read More…

Tax Season Opens Along With Federal Government

The partial government shutdown ended Friday evening, just in time for the start of the tax filing season for individuals. The full IRS workforce thus… Read More…