As followers of this blog will recall, I’ve written many times about the State and Local Tax (SALT) cap for itemized deductions. Individual Taxpayers have been limited to a maximum amount of $10,000 in deductions for this category regardless of how much they actually spend in a year on state income and property taxes.
Given all the proposals floating between Congress and the President’s office these days, how does one know what to do to minimize you and your family’s tax burdens?
Just to jog your memory, you will recall that one of the most contentious provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was to deny individuals an itemized tax deduction for state and local taxes (SALT) paid in excess of $10,000.
No, we aren’t talking about preserving meat. But we are talking about preserving money. Yours.
If you are deciding whether or not to invest in a vehicle for your business, you should consider the tax implications. New Qualified Plug-in Electric Credit U.S. Code § 30D allows for a tax credit for plug-in electric vehicles drawing propulsion energy from a battery with five kilowatt hours or more of capacity. The credit [...]
One of the less publicized effects of the new tax law or TCJA (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act law) that passed late last year is the impact on net operating losses. The full effect of the changes won’t be felt until 2019 because only NOLs generated after 12-31-17 are subject to the new guidelines. Traditionally, [...]
Not-for-profit organizations may not be the first thing that comes to mind when reviewing the provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. However, this major tax reform significantly changes how taxes are assessed for corporations, pass-through entities, and individuals. These entities are a core component of a not-for-profit organization’s donor base, and [...]
We get a lot of inquiries about the Form 8938. The Form 8938 is used to report overseas financial assets over a certain threshold. The threshold amount varies by type of person. For 2017, here are the filing requirements: Unmarried taxpayers living inside the United States with financial assets outside of the United States that [...]
From our CPAAI member firm H2R CPAs in Pittsburgh, "New Tax Rules for Meals and Entertainment". The article provides a summary of the new rules regarding meals and entertainment tax deductions, signed into law with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. by Nate DeFilippi, CPA, MBA H2R CPA is pleased to provide a [...]
If you have ever thought of owning foreign real estate, but have doubts of its merits, this post is going to outline some of the primary benefits that ownership of offshore real estate entails. It will also shed some light on the common pitfalls that Americans may encounter when acquiring offshore real estate. Whether foreign [...]