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Understand Changes Coming to the Estate and Gift Tax

In January 2026, the current lifetime estate and gift tax exemption will be cut in half. Families have less than two years to take advantage of the higher tax-free gifting rules. Congress may extend the provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)...

Hancock Askew & Co. is honored as a 2024 Atlanta’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Hancock Askew & Co., LLP (Hancock Askew) is once again a winner of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in Atlanta award. The Best...

When do valuable gifts to charity require an appraisal?

If you donate valuable items to charity and you want to deduct them on your tax return, you may be required to get an appraisal. The...

Growing your business with a new partner: Here are some tax considerations

There are several financial and legal implications when adding a new partner to a partnership. Here’s an example to illustrate: You and your partners are planning...

Challenges in Business Succession Planning: Cash Flow Strategies for Estate Tax Liabilities

Tax Strategist Insight Individuals with substantial business holdings often face complicated estate tax issues, the costs of which can be unexpected and significant. Failing to recognize and plan for these issues may adversely impact the ability of the estate to timely pay any estate...

Keep these 3 issues in mind after you file your return

The tax filing deadline for 2023 tax returns is April 15 this year. If you need more time, you can file for an extension until October...

Don’t have a tax-favored retirement plan? Set one up now

If your business doesn’t already have a retirement plan, it might be a good time to take the plunge. Current retirement plan rules allow for significant...

Passive Entities Under Texas Tax Law

By George Rendziperis, J.D., Director of State and Local Tax Under Texas law, “passive entities” are exempt from the Margin Tax and are not included in...

Update to Global Internal Audit Standards (GIAS)

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) recently released an update to the GIAS, which is the main component of the International Professional Practices Framework’s (IPPF). The...

Kristen Brand of Hancock Askew & Co, LLP Named BusinessWoman of the Year 2024 by Tampa Bay Business Journal

Georgia and Florida (Feb. 14, 2024) –Hancock Askew & Co, LLP proudly announces that Kristen Brand, Managing Partner of the Tampa office, has been recognized as...

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