Should My Small Business Be a Sole Proprietorship?

About 75% of the businesses in our country are structured as sole proprietorships, unincorporated businesses that consist of one individual owner. This business structure is the simplest and least expensive to form and dissolve; however, it opens the owner to unlimited personal liability and debts of the business are debts of the owner. For more information on sole proprietorships, read this C.P.A. Insight.

What is a Hedge Fund?

Hedge funds are investment funds that are free to invest in almost any investment opportunity, utilizing a broad array of investment strategies. Initially, hedge funds were designed to hedge against market risk, and while some still do, others take on excess risk in hopes of outsized gains. For more information on hedge funds, read this Investment Whys.

Capital Gains

Capital gains can have a serious impact on your tax situation. It is advisable to plan ahead, as present law provides different tax rates for different types of property with rules provided by a complex tax code. For more information on capital gains and their treatment, read this C.P.A. Insight.