How to establish a ‘No hate’ policy for your small businesses

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updated July 19, 2017 We’ve reached a point in our national discourse when it has become clear that even small business owners may need to establish clear anti-hate policies for employees, customers and visitors. While there are no standardized procedures for this process, this blog post suggests a few points to get started.   Action […]

Summary: where do we stand with 2018 health plans?

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UPDATE 8/17/2017: Yesterday the Trump administration announced that it would not follow through with the president’s political threat to cancel insurance company subsidy payments. That appears to add stability to the markets and allows small businesses and self-employed individuals to be more confident in health care planning for 2018. With all the recent political posturing, it […]

How to handle income tax debt

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There are three basic strategies for handling past-due income tax debt: Offer in compromise Payoff over time Dismissal in bankruptcy The only way to appropriately access these options is to take a ‘big picture’ view of your overall financial status and expectations in light of specific IRS program requirements. It is never easy but most […]

Yiddish Curses for Republican Jews

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(I copied, edited and reformatted this from Facebook but do not know the original source. The original was attributed to Rabbi Aaron Spiegel). May you sell everything and retire to Florida just as global warming makes it uninhabitable. May you live to a hundred and twenty without Social Security or Medicare. May your son be elected […]

A short term fix for Obamacare

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Today’s Wall Street Journal carried an editorial on a simple solution to ease the paid of high health care expenses for some people: ease the restrictions on non-qualifying health insurance like the type sold at Freedom Benefits. Popular plans like short-term medical insurance and limited benefit or mini-med insurance do not meet the requirements of […]