Articles From Lumsden McCormick
Posted by Robert Ingrasci on July 02, 2019
The IRS has privately ruled that a surviving spouse can roll over her deceased spouse's IRA — payable to a trust of which she is sole trustee and beneficiary — into her own IRA. Generally, where an IRA beneficiary is a trust, a surviving spouse is barred from treating a decedent's IRA as her own account.
Posted by Jonathan Roller on July 01, 2019
With the right technology tools, manufacturers can collect volumes of data, ranging from real-time information gleaned from machines and RFID readers on the plant floor to regular input from customer service and sales staff. But data also must be analyzed so it can be used to improve business processes, refine operational efficiency and transform existing business models.
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on June 28, 2019
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has brought great changes to estate planning. In doing so, it bolstered the potential value of dynasty trusts. This article explains why these trusts are well worth considering for tax purposes. We'll also look at valid nontax reasons for establishing one.
Posted by Brian Kern on June 27, 2019
- The manufacturing industry is at a pivotal point in its history. Recognizing the significance of this juncture, the Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Council recently released its Critical Issues Agenda for 2018/2019, titled The Journey to Manufacturing 4.0.
Posted by D’Marie Murray on June 27, 2019
Beneficiaries of a South Dakota estate failed to make a payment when submitting a federal estate tax return — and again failed to pay when the IRS subsequently notified them of additional assessments. The IRS sued. In U.S. v. Ringling (2017), a district court reviewed the facts and ultimately granted the IRS's summary judgment motion.
Posted by James Dunn Jr. on June 27, 2019
Everything from changes to foreign trade policies and new tariffs to military actions threaten to disrupt smooth operations in the manufacturing sector. Already, your company may be coping with the rising costs of raw materials and subsequent pushback from customers. This article suggests seven ways to weather the current climate.
Posted by Douglas Muth on June 27, 2019
It’s crunch time for private companies to implement the new revenue recognition standard. Here’s what you need to know, plus some valuable insight from public companies that went through the implementation process last year.
Posted by Donna Gonser on June 26, 2019
Are the words “nonprofit” and “business” completely at odds?
Posted by Jonathan Roller on June 18, 2019
Manufacturers that build out their IoT strategy in the context of Industry 4.0 potential will ultimately be better equipped to compete in manufacturing’s digitized future.