Month: December 2010

2010 Year End Tax Planning

This year end is bringing numerous challenges on tax planning. If Congress does nothing to the tax law, which right now appears unlikely, nearly everyone will pay higher taxes on the same income in 2011. So, the normal strategy would be to accelerate income and delay expenses. However, since we have no idea what Congress… Read more »

We air shipped the computer

Some years ago, while I served as CFO of a mid sized health insurer, we spent several thousand dollars to air ship in a computer from Texas.  Why would anybody do such a thing? Here is the context:  We had grown so fast that our data processing systems could not keep up.  Not the software,… Read more »