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18 Jan

Tax Guide to Cryptocurrencies – Part 1: Like Kind Exchanges

January 18, 2018 | By | No Comments

By Victoria Leca, Tax Accountant at Delap In recent years cryptocurrencies have become extremely popular. From the meteoric rise of Bitcoin, to the founding of Coinbase, which now has over 13 million users, to new cryptocurrencies being developed daily, it has been a challenge for regulators to keep up. So the onus now falls on […]

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11 Aug

What the Olympics Can Teach Us About Taxes

August 11, 2016 | By | No Comments

The Summer Olympics is one of my favorite sporting events to watch. It’s amazing to see four years of anticipation come together for two thrilling weeks of entertainment. From the infrastructure that is built, to world-record-breaking performances, there really is nothing like primetime at the Olympics. As a tax accountant, this year I have viewed […]

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07 Jun

BACK TO BASICS: 8 Ratios to Gauge Your Company’s Health

June 7, 2016 | By | No Comments

What kind of shape is your company really in? Here are eight standard financial ratios that we look at first when evaluating the health of your company, both over time and within your industry. 1. The Current Ratio Are your assets greater than your liabilities? It’s worth doing the math. Whether or not you have […]

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08 Oct

Retirement Checkup: 10 Tips for a Healthy Retirement

October 8, 2015 | By | No Comments

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines retirement as, “withdrawal from one’s position or occupation or from active working life.” For most Americans, however, the definition of retirement is not that straightforward. In fact, a lot has changed since 1875, which was the year the American Express Company established the first private pension plan in the U.S.[1]. Mostnotably, […]

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18 Aug

Property Tax Implications of Portland’s Hot Housing Market

August 18, 2015 | By | No Comments

If you were to try and illustrate the 2015 Portland real estate market, it would look like a Matt Zaffino weather map in July– Red hot. The continuation of historically low interest rates, tight inventory (1.6 months as of June 2015) and high demand (thanks California) all contribute to increasing home prices in the metro-area […]

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