Establishing an employer-sponsored retirement plan is an attractive way to save for your own retirement and help your employees do the same. As a plus, your business may enjoy tax advantages for setting one up.
We’re heading into the home stretch of 2017. That means contractors have some important decisions to make.
If you’re self-employed and planning a vacation this summer, you could reap financial benefits by combining your summer getaway with a business trip. By doing so, you may be able to claim valuable tax deductions — if you plan carefully — and help fund a portion of your summer getaway costs.
With the real estate market on the rise in many parts of the country, developers may have more opportunities to obtain financing through joint ventures. Such arrangements can certainly pay off, but developers must take care before jumping in. Here’s a look at several issues to address early on.
Appraisers are increasingly incorporating trend analysis when valuing real estate. Property owners, as well as potential buyers, need to understand the role trend analysis (also known as market analysis) can play when determining value.
The owner of a homebuilding company in an area known for its natural beauty recognizes the importance of sustainability. She’s diligently worked at qualifying and promoting her jobs as certified under Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), but it isn’t easy keeping up with the evolving requirements.
That escalated quickly! This oft-quoted movie line could apply to a number of aspects of construction, one of which is materials costs. If you’ve been struggling in this area recently, there’s a tweak to your contract language called an “escalation clause” that might help.
Every business requires comprehensive insurance coverage to protect its assets and income. Property owners and developers need to consider more than just general liability, workers’ compensation and business interruption policies, though.
Savvy business owners are always on the lookout for valuable tax breaks. One potentially lucrative tax break often overlooked by businesses is the research and development (R&D) tax credit.
Good news, contractors: You should have plenty of options when it comes to bonding this year. A strong surety market has drawn new players to the field and spurred competition among carriers.