Pat Soldano Articles

Saying It Out Loud, By Pat Soldano. April 2024.

Next Gen is Counting on Us to Slow Impact of High Taxes   By Pat Soldano With 85.5% of family businesses having majority or sole ownership by family members the questions of who, when, and how a family business is transitioned to the “Next Gen” is a persistent...

Saying It Out Loud, By Pat Soldano. March 2024.

The Results Are In! We’re Back to Budget Deficits and Personal Tax Rates as Top Concerns Taxes, Market Conditions, and Workforce Issues Rank High in New Family Enterprise USA Family Business Survey   By Pat Soldano Each year we conduct a survey among America’s...

Saying It Out Loud, By Pat Soldano. February 2024.

How Do You Talk to The Next Generation About Capitalism vs. Socialism?   Answer: It Ain’t Easy​   By Pat Soldano Maybe we can thank Bernie Sanders for those awkward, maddening, head-shaking family conversations around the dining table. Perhaps you know them all...

Big Tax Changes Ahead: It’s Not Too Early to Think About the Coming 2025 Tax Cliff

By Pat Soldano As we get used to the idea of 2024, it is not too early to start planning, and fighting, for what’s coming in the way of tax changes in 2025.  This year will be critical in many ways for family-business owners, not only to fend off damaging proposals,...