Dr. Bart A. Basi

Bart is the finance contributing editor for Supply House Times. He is an attorney and CPA who specializes in advising business owners on succession-planning techniques, valuing their businesses, and mergers and acquisitions, particularly for closely held and/or family businesses. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Tax Committees on Closely-Held Businesses and Business Planning, as well as the Senior Advisor of the Center or Financial, Legal & Tax Planning, Inc.
He can be reached at the Center for Financial, Legal and Tax Planning Inc., 108 E. DeYoung St., Marion, IL 62959, 618/997-3436.


A Layman's Guide to Obamacare (and the Tax Laws Hidden Within)

The following report from The Center for Financial, Legal & Tax Planning Inc. informs the business community of what has changed in both healthcare and the tax consequences that will now affect closely-held business owners.
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The Four Essential Documents

There are four documents essential in creating a successful estate plan.
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The Buy-Sell Agreement: More Than Just a Good Idea, a Necessity in Multi-Owner Businesses

Read here for the latest Web exclusive article on buy-sell agreements from Dr. Bart A. Basi.
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Technology: The Internet and Sales Tax

In the past, assessment and submission of state sales taxes was easy.
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Secured Transactions: Not All Sales Are Safe

Read here for the latest Web exclusive article on secured transactions from Dr. Bart A. Basi.
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Taking Capital Losses

Dr. Bart A. Basi talks about capital losses in his March Tax Advisory.
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The New Energy Bill and Its Effect on Businesses

Here are some of the credits available to reward energy efficiency.
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Phantom Stock Plans: A Way To Benefit Your Business And Your Employees

This type of plan can be used as an incentive to attract and retain key employees.
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Basi on Finance: Let The Investor Beware!

New accounting rules may artificially inflate corporate earnings.
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Basi on Finance: What to do when the taxman knocks

If your business is facing an audit, don't panic -- plan for it.
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