Our Business Owners Outlook is a quarterly survey that explores business owners’ concerns and outlooks on themes that are most important to them. This first in the series, “Risky Business,” reveals some eye-opening disconnects in the respondents’ thinking.Business owners strongly support the Trump administration’s policies, yet they also worry about U.
U.S. Supreme Court holds presence of resident discretionary beneficiaries does not justify North Carolina income taxation of nonresident trustee in Kaestner Trust. When determining whether a trustee of a nongrantor trust must pay a particular state’s income tax on retained ordinary income and capital gains, practitioners should resist the impulse to consult the governing-law clause in the Will or trust instrument.
May 23, 2019—Four months into 2019 and the S&P 500 is up 17% (price return), making it the seventh best start to the year for the index since 1929. One sector is just barely eking out a positive return: health care. The return spread between health care and the best-performing sector—technology—over just the first four months of the year is a staggering 24%.
There are two main reasons why the health care sector appears to be on life support.