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IN PERSON: Jim Tencza — “We can help them make better decisions, better run their business”

See original article in Louisville Business First Jim Tencza said he didn’t come to Louisville to stay in Louisville. But after arriving here for college in the 1980s, he’s remained here and built an [...]

February 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact for Real Estate, Vol. 2

Previously, we discussed changes to and expansion of existing tax law. In this installment, we will be addressing tax law that is entirely new. As such, there are still areas that will require further [...]

February 21st, 2018|Real Estate, Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Excess Business Losses

As we continue our analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), we will address a provision that has not been widely reported, but could have an immediate impact in 2018 to certain [...]

February 14th, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Focus on Impact for Real Estate

This is the first in a five-part series that highlights the segments of the newly enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and how it impacts the real estate industry. We will focus on the [...]

February 13th, 2018|Real Estate, Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Itemized Deductions

As we continue our analysis of the TCJA, this week’s newsletter will focus on some of the more important individual tax changes, specifically those pertaining to itemized deductions. Every deduction indicated on Schedule A [...]

February 8th, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Simplification or Complication?

By: Mike Shepherd Is the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act a simplification or complication? The short answer is yes. But how can it be both simplification and complication you ask? Congress works in mysterious [...]

February 5th, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

2018 Business Risks and Opportunities Within the Mining Industry

Here are the key risks and opportunities for 2018: Technological Modernization Investment in mining technology has lagged behind the technological advancements of other sectors. These advancements range from automated production and data analysis [...]

January 29th, 2018|Energy & Natural Resources|

Many Medicaid Recipients Must Now Work to Receive Coverage

As of January 12, 2018, Kentucky became the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work in order to receive coverage. This new provision is effective beginning in July 2018. The [...]

January 28th, 2018|Healthcare|

Elizabeth Woodward Named Vice Chair of Blue Grass Airport Board

Elizabeth Woodward, Director of Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support, was recently named Vice Chair and Treasurer of the Blue Grass Airport Board of Directors. She has served on the board for three years, serving as [...]

January 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Increase and Modification of Child Tax Credit

There were some changes made to the child tax credit rules in the new tax bill. The amount of the credit was increased, the adjusted gross income phase-outs were increased, a new non-child dependent tax [...]

January 25th, 2018|Tax|