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Reimagining Entire Industries with Artificial Intelligence
Reimagining Entire Industries with Artificial Intelligence

Reimagining Entire Industries with Artificial Intelligence

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Reimagining Entire Industries with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence About a year ago, at an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Conference in Cambridge in the U.K., Dr. Stephen Hawking noted that, “Success in creating AI could be the biggest event in the history of our civilization … either the … Continue reading

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Healthcare Reform Update

Healthcare Reform Update The Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare – was not the perfect solution to the nation’s need for affordable healthcare, but it did increase the availability of quality, affordable healthcare for small businesses. Companies … Continue reading

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Benefits of Delaying Retirement Number Many

Benefits of Delaying Retirement Traditionally, retirement was short and peaceful. People worked jobs that were hard on the body – such as farming, manufacturing, tradesmen or railroad workers. If you made it to retirement, you were relieved to have the … Continue reading

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Strategies to Run a Localized and Location-Based Marketing Campaign

The potential for localized and location-based marketing is high – especially with estimates of retail sales from “beacon-triggered messages”, which grew from $4.1 billion to $44.4 billion between 2015 and 2016, according to Statista. Coupled with 77 percent of U.S. … Continue reading

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Avoid IRS Trouble by Reporting Bitcoin Cash

Avoid IRS Trouble by Reporting Bitcoin Cash IRS guidance on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies already exists. Right now, the IRS considers cryptocurrencies to be “intangible assets.” As a result, they are subject to capital asset treatment. However, recent developments … Continue reading

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Identity Theft and the IRS

The most common ways that a taxpayer becomes aware that their tax account has been a victim of identity theft are: 1. The taxpayer attempts to file a return electronically but the IRS rejects the return indicating that someone else … Continue reading

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IRS First-Time Abatement Penalty Waiver

Abatement Penalty Waiver Many have forgotten or don’t know about the IRS first-time penalty waiver program (FTA). This program was introduced more than 15 years ago but still remains a little known method of getting assessed penalties abated for a first-time … Continue reading

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Wholesome Food Contribution Rules (IRC Sec. 170(e)(3)

Wholesome Food Contribution Rules For those of you involved mainly in the grocery or restaurant business there is an a great tax deduction for donating to charitable organizations wholesome food that you no longer will sell due to your own … Continue reading

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Quick Notes on Education Expenses

Quick Notes on Education Expenses Salt Lake City As the new school year approaches here are some things to remember regarding certain deductible and non deductible education expenses: The cost of private or parochial school tuition is not deductible. However … Continue reading

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New Qualified Improvement Property Classification

Property Taxes Salt Lake City UT On Dec. 18, 2015, Congress passed a tax extenders package, the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 and in that Act gave a new definition to non residential real property improvements … Continue reading

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