Category: Tax Planning

Tax Bill – More Individual Planning

The tax bill (TCJA) repeals the deduction for personal exemptions. It increases the standard deductions for single filers to $12,000 and for married joint filers to $24,000. These changes sunset after 2025 (i.e.,…

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Tax Bill Passes Senate; Great News for Real Estate Developers

By a slim margin of 51-48, the Senate passed the tax reform bill on December 19th. Included among the provisions is a hidden benefit for real estate developers. The bill…

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House Passes Tax Bill!

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a nearly $1.5 trillion bill that would deliver deep and permanent tax cuts for corporations and lower rates for most American households…

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Senate Finance Committee Passes Tax Reform

On November 16, the Senate Finance Committee approved its version of tax reform. While more changes to the Senate version are expected, there are several key differences between the Finance…

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House Passes H.R. 1 – Tax Reform Bill

The House of Representatives today passed its tax bill (H.R. 1) by a 227-203 vote. The bill sets a permanent 20 percent corporate tax rate, doubles the estate and generation skipping…

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Corporate Tax Rate Cut Discussions Continue

As reported by BNA, House Ways and Means members are discussing a gradual phase-in for the corporate tax-rate cut that President Donald Trump and Republican leaders want — decreased down…

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Will the State/Local Income Tax Deduction Disappear?

Probably not. The Wall Street Journal reported today that Republicans are back-peddling on their proposed repeal of the state and local income tax deduction as part of tax reform, primarily…

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Link to Tax Reform Framework

Following up on my earlier post, here is a link to the Tax Reform Framework.

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Tax Reform Outline Released

The Republican-sponsored tax reform proposal released on Wednesday is being touted as the most radical change to the nation’s tax code in decades.  According to the 9-page outline of the…

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Tax Reform Details Dribble Out…

Some of the expected tax provisions include: Apparently, negotiators are pursuing a corporate rate of 20 percent, despite President Trump’s preference for a 15 percent rate. The plan also sets…

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