Mark J. Kohler

Mark J. Kohler

Author, Attorney, and CPA

Mark J. Kohler, a certified public accountant in Irvine, Calif., is a partner in the accounting firm Kohler & Eyre, and the law firm Kyler, Kohler, Ostermiller, & Sorensen LLP, specializing in business, estate and tax. He is the author of The Tax & Legal Playbook and What Your CPA Isn't Telling You from Entrepreneur Press.

Smart Estate Planning Tips for Entrepreneurs
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Smart Estate Planning Tips for Entrepreneurs

Follow these strategies to reduce inheritance taxes and probate issues for your heirs.
Why You Should Hire Your Kids This Summer
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Why You Should Hire Your Kids This Summer

Putting your children on your payroll can help save on taxes and give them a taste of entrepreneurship.
Revealing the Secret Strategy of Self-Directing Your Retirement Funds
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Revealing the Secret Strategy of Self-Directing Your Retirement Funds

Don't feel trapped into investing your IRA or other retirement plan into one of the menu options you get from your account custodian. There are other choices.
What You Need to Know About Retirement Accounts
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What You Need to Know About Retirement Accounts

Get ready for your retirement with these smart tips from a legal and tax expert.
3 Ways to Bring On a Silent Partner
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3 Ways to Bring On a Silent Partner

Before you accept financing or sign an investing agreement, be sure you know how to protect your company and get what you want out of the deal.
Everything You Need to Know About Business Partnerships
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Everything You Need to Know About Business Partnerships

Before you even start thinking about bringing another business partner on board, find out what this legal expert has to say about the pitfalls of partnerships.
6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a Business Lawsuit
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6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a Business Lawsuit

Don't let the memories and money you've invested in your home get taken away. Find out how to protect your home from business creditors.
How You Can Better Protect Your Privacy
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How You Can Better Protect Your Privacy

Make sure you've done all you can to prevent identity theft by implementing these tips.
Is the Apple Watch Tax Deductible?
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Is the Apple Watch Tax Deductible?

Sounds like a good portion of it just may be -- as long as you steer clear of the gold $17K piece.
8 Things You Must Do to Protect Your Assets
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8 Things You Must Do to Protect Your Assets

Asset protection isn't complicated. Just follow these tips.
Why You Can't Afford to Be Bad at Bookkeeping
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Why You Can't Afford to Be Bad at Bookkeeping

It's not fancy, but bookkeeping is critical to your business success.
8 Ways to Build Your Company's Credit
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8 Ways to Build Your Company's Credit

A good credit score can help you land loans, financing and better interest rates for your business.
7 Ways to Build and Improve Your Personal Credit Score
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7 Ways to Build and Improve Your Personal Credit Score

You can help build your business's credit by making sure your personal credit score is top-notch. These seven tips can help.
How to Choose the Right Business Structure
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How to Choose the Right Business Structure

By reviewing the pros and cons of these four common business structures, you can determine which one will benefit you most.
Protect your Partnership With a Buy-Sell Agreement
Business Finance

Protect your Partnership With a Buy-Sell Agreement

Learn more about these critical agreements that define value and buy-out procedures when one someone leaves a partnership.