Category Archives: taxes

Trump Victory Shakes Businesses ?

Business has nothing to fear from a Trump administration, but maybe some big bureaucracies do. Continue reading

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Why Trumponics Works

I’m listening to the Donald talk to a crowd in Fletcher, NC and he’s repeating the usual litany of tax cuts and such to revive American business. I thought I’d take out my economics 101 text and provide a few … Continue reading

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No on on 205 and 206?

These are two propositions on the Arizona ballot this November that legalize marijuana sales (although through licensed facilities, which are regulated)…. and raise the state minimum wage to $10.10 per hour from $8.05. All the business press and many of … Continue reading

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Comebacks

OK, so Trump lost $900 million plus in 1995, and carried his loss forward. He kept his people working. No big deal. Most people in business have had a bad year, and carried the loss forward. The tax laws are, … Continue reading

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The Entrepreneur’s Case for Donald Trump

This is the title of a nice article by Anthony Scaramucci that appeared in the Wall Street Journal on May 16th. We don’t even have any substantive criticism of the article, for a change, other than to add that he … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Trump

This is supposed to be a business blog, and I’ve been meaning to write one on Trump, since I knew him a little bit at Wharton. The foreign policy speech sounded like it was right out of Reagan’s playbook, other … Continue reading

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Watch Your 1099 Classifications

Recently, we attended a talk about independent contractor status, which is a controversial item these days because of Obamacare and the reqirement, if you’re over 25 employees, to have some sort of insurance in place. We also had a chat … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Saving a Failing Business?

Ya gotta love the Wall Stree Journal. They had a big article on March 26th on the high cost of saving a failing business, by putting it into Chapter 11, which might have amazed some, and scared some with the … Continue reading

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On Revenue: It’s Ready vs. Not

The Wall Street Journal had an interesting article this morning about a change in accounting rules on revenue recognition. Big yawn, right? What the article says is that the FASB, the rule making body for accountants, is thinking about (emphasis thinking … Continue reading

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Don’t Kill the Golden Goose

Well, Obama’s SOTU speech last night was a recycling of all the old liberal hoo-hah that they’ve been peddling for the last 20 years, aside from Clinton, who, after he got clobbered, veered to center right in his second term … Continue reading

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