A charitable remainder trust can provide a multitude of benefits

A charitable remainder trust can provide a multitude of benefits

If you’re charitably inclined but concerned about having sufficient income to meet your needs, a charitable remainder trust (CRT) may be the answer. A CRT allows you to support a favorite charity while potentially boosting your cash flow, shrinking the size of your taxable estate, reducing or deferring income taxes, and enjoying investment planning advantages…. Read more

How to build and assess your employee training program

How to build and assess your employee training program

Savvy employers view training as a strategic investment in the future of their company.   An employee training program is critical to developing any organization’s intellectual capital. Once you’ve committed to developing a high-performance workforce, it’s important to develop and regularly assess your training program. hb&k continually updates training & learning policies to benefit employees.  One of the ways we… Read more

Be aware of the GST tax when transferring assets to grandchildren

Be aware of the GST tax when transferring assets to grandchildren

As you plan your estate, don’t overlook the generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax. Despite a generous $5.49 million GST tax exemption, complexities surrounding its allocation can create several tax traps for the unwary. GST basics The GST tax is a flat, 40% tax on transfers to “skip persons,” including the following: grandchildren, other family members more… Read more

Now Hiring – Audit Senior

Now Hiring – Audit Senior

We are now accepting applications for a Senior Auditor position at Hartmann, Blackmon & Kilgore, P.C. (hb&k). The Senior Auditor will report to partners and managers and be able to participate in and lead staff on audit engagements. Applicants for this position should expect opportunities to undertake more challenging assignments, clients, staff responsibilities relating to… Read more