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  • President Signs Sweeping Tax Overhaul Into Law

    January 3, 2018
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) has been approved by Congress and signed by President Trump. It impacts virtually every individual and business on a level not seen in over 30 years. As with any tax bill, however, there will be “winners” and “losers.”... Read more
  • New Tax Law Brings Big Changes For Individual Taxpayers

    December 27, 2017
    The reconciled tax reform bill, commonly called the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA), is the most sweeping federal tax legislation in more than three decades. While many of the new law’s provisions affect businesses, it also includes significant changes for individual taxpayers, most of which take effect for 2018 and expire after 2025. ... Read more
  • Congress Passes Biggest Tax Bill Since 1986

    December 21, 2017
    On December 20, the House passed the reconciled tax reform bill, commonly called the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” (TCJA), which the Senate had passed the previous day. It’s the most sweeping tax legislation since the Tax Reform Act of 1986.... Read more
  • House and Senate Tax Bills Head to Reconciliation

    December 6, 2017
    Early in the morning on December 2, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by a vote of 51 to 49. The U.S. House of Representatives passed its own version of the tax bill on November 16, and a conference committee of representatives from both houses of Congress is scheduled to begin work on a reconciled final bill this week.... Read more
  • Hurricane Irma Tax Relief

    November 21, 2017
    If you have experienced any losses due to Hurricane Irma, you may be entitled to special tax relief.... Read more
  • Estate Tax Planning - Portability Election Extension

    November 16, 2017
    If you are a recent widow(er) (since after 2010) and you did not file an estate tax return for your deceased spouse, you may benefit from recent guidance ​from the Internal Revenue Service.... Read more
  • Compare and Contrast the House and Senate Tax Bills

    November 14, 2017
    Many of the House and Senate provisions are similar. For example, both plans would repeal the alternative minimum tax and retain the charitable contribution deduction. However, there are a number of key differences. Here’s a look at some of the most significant.... Read more
  • Sweeping Tax Changes Proposed in House-Released Bill

    November 9, 2017
    On November 2, after months of discussion, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee released its sweeping bill to reform the tax code. Here’s a brief rundown of some of the individual and business provisions in the 429-page Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Generally, the changes would go into effect after December 31, 2017, but there are exceptions.... Read more
  • Looming Tax Reform Creates Planning Challenges

    October 31, 2017
    As the end of 2017 approaches, the prospect of dramatic tax reform makes year-end tax planning especially challenging for businesses. There’s a great deal of uncertainty over when — and if — tax reform will be implemented and which proposals could make their way into possible new tax legislation.... Read more