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Tax Newsletter – October 2017

The HoganTaylor LLP Tax Team is excited to present the October 2017 edition of our eNewsletter. Our newsletter is designed to help you keep up with the latest tax issues.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the HoganTaylor Tax Team with any questions you may have regarding these subjects. Additionally, we welcome any thoughts or ideas you may have for future newsletter topics.

In This Issue:

5 keys to disaster planning for individuals

Disaster planning is usually associated with businesses. But individuals need to be prepared, too. This brief article covers five keys to such planning — insurance, asset documentation, document storage, cash and an emergency plan. Read More

Beware the ongoing risk of employee misclassification

Independent contractors are playing a bigger and bigger role in our economy. But the federal government still has a vested interest in ensuring workers aren’t misclassified as independent contractors when they’re really bona fide employees. This article reviews the key factors used by the IRS to determine worker status. Read More

Understanding the differences between health care accounts

Tax-friendly ways to pay for health care are very much in play for many people. The three primary players are Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSAs) and Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). This article offers a brief overview of each one. Read More

Do you need the protection of a D&O insurance policy?

Anyone who serves as a director or officer of a company, or even sits on the board of a nonprofit, needs to consider that this could make their personal assets vulnerable. This article suggests one way to gain some protection: through a directors and officers insurance policy. A sidebar clarifies the difference between directors and officers insurance and errors and omissions coverage. Read More