Hiring your children, and the associated tax benefits of doing so is not new. But the new tax law, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, or TCJA, makes it an even better proposition. There are several reasons to consider this if you own a business.
Every now and then, there are ideas and so-called rules of thumb about retirement planning that creep their way into the mainstream consciousness and then back into oblivion. Sometimes, however, they linger no matter how inaccurate they might be, like undesirable guests at a party who outlast their welcome. This is exactly my opinion about the 4% rule. (more…)