Mark J. Kohler

Mark J. Kohler

VIP Contributor
Author, Attorney and CPA

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Tax Deductions

The Top 10 Ways to Avoid an IRS or State Audit

This isn't the prom. You want to stand in the corner and not get asked to dance.
Tax Tips

10 Year-End Smart Tax Strategies for Business Owners

A ROTH conversion and putting your spouse on the payroll should both be on your 'to-do' list.
Finance

Smart Estate Planning Tips for Entrepreneurs

Follow these strategies to reduce inheritance taxes and probate issues for your heirs.
Finance

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.
Finance

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.
Finance

What You Need to Know About Retirement Accounts

Get ready for your retirement with these smart tips from a legal and tax expert.
Finance

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.
Finance

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.
Finance

6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a 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.
Finance

How You Can Better Protect Your Privacy

Make sure you've done all you can to prevent identity theft by implementing these tips.
Apple Watch

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.
Finance

8 Things You Must Do to Protect Your Assets

Asset protection isn't complicated. Just follow these tips.
Finance

Why You Can't Afford to Be Bad at Bookkeeping

It's not fancy, but bookkeeping is critical to your business success.
Finance

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.
Finance

8 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.