As the year comes to a close for some private foundations, there are a number of tax planning tools and year-end measures that we have compiled to help mitigate any excise tax on net investment income and prevent some common pitfalls that could result in other types of excise taxes.

Although October was designated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, that didn’t stop any of the cybercriminals last month from doing what they do best – key logging, ransoming, hacking, phishing, etc.

Plan sponsors should review the cost of living adjustments (COLAs) to determine what, if any, changes need to be communicated to employees by means of orientation meetings and enrollment forms.