Entries by Kristen

Marshall Jones participates in Alpharetta Mayor’s Corporate Challenge

August 23, 2018 the team at Marshall Jones & Co participated in the Alpharetta Mayor’s Corporate Challenge 5k 2018. The Alpharetta Mayor’s Corporate Challenge raises over $100,000 each year to fund service projects in the area and around the world. A large amount of our team resides in Alpharetta and we loved being able to […]

The Most Talked About Provision of the TCJA

For business owners or individuals who have investments in businesses, the most talked about provision of the new tax law is IRC Section 199 (a) Since the new law gives C corporations a flat rate of 21%, Congress felt the need to give a tax break to other businesses that are commonly known as “pass […]

Breaking news on cryptocurrency

The introduction of a cryptocurrency ETF (Exchange Traded fund) could catalyze an influx of institutional capital and open a new channel for investment in the sector. On June 26, 2018, the SEC received an application from Cboe Futures Exchange to launch the world’s first Bitcoin ETF One of the first to launch Bitcoin futures, CBOE […]

Gaining Understanding of the Blockchain

We should think of the Blockchain as another class of thing like the Internet – a comprehensive information technology with tiered technical levels and multiple classes of applications for any form of asset registry, inventory, and exchange, including every area of finance, economics, and money; hard assets (physical property, homes, cars); and intangible assets (votes, […]

Tax Reform: Effects on Financial Planning

The recently passed tax reform bill has received a considerable amount of press, and for good reason. As the most comprehensive tax reform in over 30 years, the new tax laws will impact every individual & business in America. Its impact also extends to the way we approach financial planning for our clients. Estate Planning […]

Effect of new taw law on economy.

New tax law having positive effect on economy According to the Wall Street Journal, July 13, 2018. The effect of the new tax law can be seen in June government statistics. According to the U. S. Treasury, tax revenues fell 7% in June compared to June 2017. Corporations and Individuals are lowering their tax payments […]

Keeping Your R&D Credit

    Business owners are often surprised to learn they may be able to claim the Research & Development tax credit. The credit was originally created as way to encourage American companies to conduct R&D activities domestically. While initially thought to apply to large companies with formal R&D departments, “smaller businesses” in a wide range […]

Charlie Jones featured on Atlanta’s ‘Shrimp Tank’

Last week, our company was invited to be on the national broadcast The Shrimp Tank which is produced here in Atlanta, GA. We had a great time on the show and gave lots of tidbits and nuggets to all of the listeners on how to become a better business owner. To that end, we wanted […]

Changes we expect to see with divorce

Divorce is stressful enough, but the new tax bill may ramp up the complications and anxieties for couples who are calling it quits. Divorce experts are predicting a confusing, turbulent year, thanks to the tax plan’s reversal on who pays taxes on alimony. For more than 70 years, the tax law allowed the higher-earning spouse […]