Begin Your Tax Planning Journey Here

Effective tax planning is essential in today’s business and personal financial landscape. As we quickly approach year-end, there is no time to waste. Businesses, individuals, and family offices should assess their 2023 and 2024 tax situations to uncover opportunities for reducing, deferring, or accelerating tax obligations. To help you navigate the complexities of the ever-evolving tax landscape, we’ve created a comprehensive guide with valuable insights into what you should consider for your year-end tax planning and beyond.

Individual Tax Planning

Change is constant, which means your tax strategy needs to evolve year after year as laws and policies change. This guide includes tax planning highlights and considerations for federal tax planning.

Business Tax Planning

Tax planning remains crucial for businesses seeking to maximize cash flow by effectively managing their long-term tax responsibilities. Below are year-end guides on various tax topics that impact business tax planning.

State and Local Tax

Discover expert insights and practical guidance for companies with 2023 year-end SALT planning and get a head start on your 2024 planning in this article.


The IRS has actively challenged partnerships’ tax positions in court over the past year, and the agency is dedicating funding and resources to examine partnerships further. There are a number of tax implications partnerships should consider, and they should plan for year-end and beyond. Here’s what you should be looking into.

Real Estate

When it comes to real estate transactions, understanding the tax implications is crucial. As we approach the end of the year and prepare for the year ahead, real estate businesses should take the time to review how current tax rules apply to their transactions. This guide will help you plan ahead and ensure your real estate transactions are structured in the most advantageous way possible.

Financial Transactions

Failing to understand the tax rules for financial transactions and instruments and how they apply to your business can be detrimental. Thankfully, companies can take some steps over the year to ensure they are compliant. Follow these considerations as part of your year-end tax planning.

Business Incentives & Tax Credits

Quite a few tax incentives and credits have been getting a lot of hype over the past few years. Here are a few you can consider including in your tax strategy for your business.

Tax Accounting Methods

Tax accounting methods determine when a taxpayer’s income is recognized and costs are deducted for tax purposes. To drive tax savings, taxpayers should strategically adopt or change tax accounting methods. However, the rules are complex. That is why we put together this guide on what you should consider for 2023 and 2024.

Each guide provides information and insights on what to consider for your year-end tax planning. As you examine your tax strategy, the Walter Shuffain team is available to answer your questions. Don’t hesitate to contact us!