Protections for Product Designs

If you want Legal protection for your designs please consult with a lawyer. During your consultation you could ask about the following agreements. A non disclosure agreement – (NDA’s) are agreements between two or more parties to not disclose information regarding specific information.  NDAs get a bad rap when they are publicized outside of corporate…More

2021 IRS Testimony Before Senate Finance Committee

In a second testimony of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) before the Senate Finance Committee. The committee’s Annual filing will include an inquiry into what the IRS has done the past tax season to find cheats. Senators work to make sure to clamp down on tax law, tax cheats, evasion, shady bookkeeping, and money-laundering schemes.…More

Corporate Tax Code Changes

At A Glance The recent 2021 tax plan issued by the White House calls to increase the corporate tax rate to 28 percent from the current 21 percent established in the previous administration’s 2017 tax plan. Prior to the 2017 tax rate changes the rate remained at 35%. The Internal Revenue Service publishes data on…More

White House Tax Plans 2021

Plan Highlights The White House on March 31st, 2021; releases the American Jobs Plan that calls for action and expresses concern over infrastructure specifically bridges, roads, electric grids, water systems, care-giver workers, collective bargaining organizations, high-speed internet and housing. Additional issues include the status of the United States in Manufacturing, Research and Development (R&D), and…More

Universal Basic Income Prospects from 2019 and Pandemic Data

The Issue Universal Basic Income (UBI) is the concept that everyone should receive a basic income. Observation of Census Bureau’s Employment and Labor Force Status Table gives us 3 significant numbers for population consideration rounding to 330, 246 or 168 million. If The United States were to send a $500 check to each of the…More

2021 IRS Testimony Before Oversight Committee

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig Testifies before Oversight Committee Regarding 2021 Filing Season. If you are not aware of some of the relevant impacts from the bill H.R.1319 (American Rescue Plan Act 2021 or ARP), some of the material was present in the hearing. The stimulus payments and increase of Unemployment Insurance Benefits…More

2021 Supply Chain Executive Order

The 46th President issues an Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains, which calls for production of a report of risk, and policy recommendations for supply chains by specific criteria. The expectation for the report is within 100 days of the order. Some specifications of the report build on work done in previous Executive Orders 13806,…More

Decision Making Tool – Fraction Value Table

Research I am often comfortable with my decisions but I research other methods of making them, to see if there is something I could incorporate to improve my process. I found a few books in the subjects of financial planning, personal well-being, and self-help that suggest a table with varying set ups. I will present…More

Annual Consumer Price Index and Inflation from July 2019

Disclaimer at bottom of page In order to achieve our financial goals, we need to remain aware of the business cycle. Many trends will start and end, but will be difficult to track and be prepared for. Trends could also be localized to a different region, skill or trade. The business cycle is cyclic and…More

Develop A Career Plan

A career plan helps to develop and manage one’s employment experiences to be in alignment with goals and preferences. This article will be of most help to those in pre-college education or those looking to update their employment strategies. Know your Values and Interests One needs to take a larger review of what is desirable…More