All Time Highs Have You Worried?

Over the course of a summer, it’s not unusual for the stock market to be a topic of conversation at barbeques or other social gatherings. A neighbor or relative might ask about which investments are good at the moment. The lure of getting in at the right time or...

How To Negotiate Your After-Tax MLB Signing Bonus

It’s not what you sign for that matters but what you put in your pocket. As a player, your ultimate goal is not the gross MLB signing bonus amount; rather, it is the net (after-tax) amount. Are you familiar with how an MLB signing bonus is paid out? Historically,...
MLB Signing Bonus: Pay The Least Amount of Tax

MLB Signing Bonus: Pay The Least Amount of Tax

Are you familiar with how an MLB signing bonus is paid out? Historically, teams have split the gross amount into two equal payments over two years. The most costly mistake? Believing this is non-negotiable. To add to the complexity, the recent tax changes completely...
Establishing Residency For Professional Athletes

Establishing Residency For Professional Athletes

Professional athlete residency is one of the hottest topics discussed among professional athletes. It is also one of the most misunderstood. A change in residency, when done correctly and for the right reasons, may result in significantly lower taxes. However, if done...
How The New Tax Reform Effects Your Signing Bonus

How The New Tax Reform Effects Your Signing Bonus

At the end of 2017 President Donald Trump approved “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA)” which went into effect this year. There are new provisions that have a dramatic effect on your MLB Signing Bonus and now require more proactive planning than ever before. The...