The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 has been signed into law by President Biden. The $1.9 trillion bill includes increased funding for COVID-19 vaccination programs and testing, state and local governments for economic relief, K–12 and higher education schools to assist with re-opening, and certain industries, such as restaurants and airlines, that have been hit especially hard by COVID-19. The bill also includes several temporary, but significant, tax-relief provisions, which we highlight ... [Continue Reading]
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Inflation risk is back in vogue among market commentators these days, thanks to the uncertainty surrounding the future path of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic recovery. Some pundits worry about the 70% increase in the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet since March of last year, while others are more concerned that the U.S. budget deficit tripled in 2020, to $3.3 trillion. If the economy recovers strongly, the theory goes that all of this cheap money floating around could ... [Continue Reading]
At Carlson Capital Management, our Tax Team is an integral part of our highly strategic approach to wealth management—one that integrates the disciplines of investment, estate, tax, retirement, insurance, and philanthropic planning. Can we process your tax return? Absolutely. We file more than 1,000 returns each year through our commonly held affiliate CCM Tax & Trust Administration, and we’re happy to help with your return, too. But we deliver the most value to our clients when working in ... [Continue Reading]
As we all anticipate what turning the page on a new calendar year will bring, there are learnings and highlights from 2020 that have deepened our well of experience for clients. Here are a few that are top-of-mind for me. Our clients have communicated that they highly value connectivity with our colleagues. Connectivity ensures that questions can be answered, information can be transferred, and timely advice can be received. By investing heavily in hardware, software, and systems in previous ... [Continue Reading]
There are myriad ways to describe 2020. One word that I suspect resonates for everyone is pivot. With all of the new and changing legislation last year, the CCM Tax Team analyzed and strategized and reanalyzed and restrategized on behalf of clients more times than I can count. And we suspect with the most recent election results in Georgia, we’ll continue to pivot throughout 2021. But for now, let’s start with what we know. On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Consolidated ... [Continue Reading]