Virtual currencies represent an innovation in financial services, products and technology that has the potential to support a more efficient and transparent global commerce by proposing lower transaction costs and rapid availability of cash. In spite of the aforementioned benefits, before engaging in virtual currency transactions, investors should have a clear understanding of what they are, how they can be utilized and what are some of the tax ramifications to U.S. taxpayers. This article addresses a few of the basic concepts of virtual currencies, such as blockchain and mining, as well as how the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) treats the most common virtual currency transactions.
Important Investment and Financial Planning Considerations when Relocating to Florida from the Northeast
Many residents from the high-tax states in the Northeast are seriously considering changing their official residence and moving to Florida. This article explains one of the many questions that these residents face regarding how the move may impact their portfolio strategy.
Round Table Wealth Management's Michael Fischer recently published an article with the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs discussing many of the Biden administration's tax proposals including changes to federal estate tax exemptions, increases to marginal tax [...]
There are roughly 1.6 million residents from the tri-state area that commute to New York City on a daily basis, with many of those residents crossing state lines before arriving at their office. Given the global [...]
Living abroad has gained popularity for many U.S. citizens as they plan for how to spend their retirement years. Italy, an already popular retirement destination for many Americans, recently introduced a new tax incentive that may help further attract foreign retirees.
The CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act was signed into law Friday March 27, 2020. The CARES Act delineates a series of relief measures to provide $2 trillion of financial stimulus in reaction to [...]
Selling a franchise business is more than simply waiting for investment bankers to negotiate the highest sales price. Like any business endeavor, establishing sound goals and objectives in addition to tax efficiency requires strategic planning well [...]
As a CPA and financial advisor, clients often ask me for ways to reduce taxes. Since the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that limited state and local tax deductions to $10,000, many clients, particularly [...]
Mariella Foley, Wealth Advisor at Round Table, begins her Women of Clarity podcast series – aimed to inspire women to become more involved in planning for their financial future. In this kickoff series, Mariella had the pleasure of sitting [...]
Finding the capital to make investments, whether into your business or other traditional investments, can often be challenging. The more stringent lending rules emanating from the latest economic downturn have made it even more difficult. For many investors, the [...]