The other day I read this headline from the New York Times; “U.K. Bans Advertisements Depicting Gender Stereotypes” and just like that, I became a victim of ...
Following an explosive 2017, many of the cryptocurrencies we are commonly familiar with reached their all-time peak values in January of 2018 before the market took ...
What does helping people in Guatemala have to do with accounting in Portland, Oregon? The answer is NOTHING!
So, why would my employer Morris + D’Angelo ...
Both digital currencies and cryptocurrencies have been around for several years (Bitcoin since 2009), but only in the past couple of years has the IRS begun to ...
The challenges family businesses have of providing effective tax and business advice to entrepreneurial and family-based enterprises
Family challenges are ...
In the modern business-world, anticipating the future requires an understanding of political nomenclature and chaos.
The world recently changed for many ...
Foreign interference of our elections reminds me of cigarette package warnings; expressly described and consciously ignored by its users and adopters.
I have ...
Seldom do our Customers hire us because of what we do or how we do it
At Morris+D'Angelo, We look for Customers that fit within our “Why”
At Morris + ...
Legislation on State Economic Nexus: What is subject to sales and use tax
U.S. Supreme Court Decision: South Dakota vs. Wayfair
Big changes are on the ...
With the anticipation of rising interest rates, sky-rocketing oil prices, volatile markets, and political forces impacting the real estate markets, the frenzy to ...
I love people, all kinds of people. I’m as near as I can recall a fourth generation White Male of European (Polish Ancestry) decent that we know of on my Mother...
Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), and other “Modern” methods of transparent financial transactions have been at the top of my mind this year as ...
Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) are simple in nature and complex in operations. DLTs hold real promise in their ability to reduce “Friction”. Friction ...
My prediction ApplePay “Crypto” is not too far away … Apple wants in the Crypto-Arena.
Goldman Sachs and Apple are preparing to launch a new joint ...
Today I was in the village of Lerwick, Scotland (bay of clay), the largest city and main port of the Shetland Islands, a group of several hundred islands between ...
New Technologies and new Eras have several common defining aspects; one is the new language or refined definitions. Forking Crypto is one of them.
Take the era ...
Nearly everyone who visits their Congressional Delegates “wants” something from them. They are either lobbying to promote a favor they seek for themselves or ...
For this year's 2018 Depreciation Limits, business use vehicles offer opportunities and challenges. Claiming depreciation as a business expense for personally ...
This has been known in most Web 2.0 (Wikipedia) circles since it’s inception. Products, Services, and Information with Internet portals like Facebook, SnapChat, ...
Who are the major players I think you should be aware of
What’s a DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization)?
If Cyber Currency is so Great, Why are ...
Generally speaking we all desire the same outcomes and benefits. Our processes are different. Politicians desire robust economies with happy, healthy, and ...
We won't say we were barraged with questions of concern after the announcement of the most sweeping U.S. tax legislation in more than 30 years, but pretty darn ...
Nature is a harsh mistress. Changing conditions, from calm to an angry fury can suddenly and frequently happen without notice. Knowing what to do when nature ...
I was invited to participate in a Podcast with fellow Verasage Fellow Ed Kless (@EdKless) last week about the new changes to the US Tax Code. Well, it's published. ...
We are driven by what we Believe more than what we Know. Our beliefs are powerful and our emotional outlook drives many of our behaviors.
Relating this to ...
I Believe That It Is Important to Ask Questions Toward Clarity
Often, it takes two halves to make a whole
A couple of weeks ago I came across a ...
As savings decline and consumer debt increases, the likelihood of future reductions in consumer demand will send shockwaves through the business economy as produc...
As I reflect on the recently passed 2017, I’m tallying those things that I am most grateful for.
One of them is my involvement with the California CPA (CalCPA) ...
Tax incentives still matter. While “follow the money” is an excellent concept for seeking greater information about “what has happened”, by identifying and ...
A Primer on Disruptive Technologies and the Regulator’s Positions
Mark Twain has been credited with expressing that “History doesn’t repeat itself but it ...
I am Crypto and Need to be Free
Please, allow me to introduce myself, I am Crypto. I have many names: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash, and many others. I am a ...
Welcome to 2018 and your new 2018 Tax Laws. If you are not aware, there is a new Tax Law that will affect all of you in our Professional care this year.
We know, ...
The modern world of economics now includes cryptocurrencies where there are lagging, coincident and leading indicators. In the arena of new business model implem...
Taxation in the USA is a delicate balance of social policy, fantasy economics, revenue raising, and a solid dose of political hope that it lasts long enough to get ...
Last month I shared how “Wowed” I was with the Public Elevator Pitch I saw in the lobby of the International Law Offices of Stephenson Harwood (Hong Kong) while ...
I’m finally on my way home to be with my wife and family over the Holidays and I’m looking forward to it. I’ve been on the road traveling it seems this last ...