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Tax Planning Guide for the 2018 Tax Year

 

 

This is the right time for protecting what you have! In uncertain times, proactive tax planning can help you preserve your financial well-being.

The 2018 Gift Tax Return Deadline

When you think of April 15, you probably think of the income tax return deadline. But it’s also the gift tax return deadline. Find out if you mus t (or should) file a 2018 gift tax return this April.

Vehicle-expense Deduction for Individual Taxpayers

Rather than keeping track of your actual vehicle-related expenses, you can use a standard mileage rate to compute related tax deductions. But when are individual taxpayers eligible to deduct vehicle-related expenses

There’s Still Time To Get Substantiation For 2018 Donations

Don’t take the substantiation requirements for charitable donation deductions lightly. If you made a gift last year and haven’t received a written acknowledgment from the charity, read this before claiming a deduction on your 2018 income tax return.

What Will Your Marginal Income Tax Rate Be?

The TCJA made changes to some of the middle income tax brackets that may negatively affect unmarried taxpayers and positively affect married taxpayers. Find out the potential impact on your rate for 2018 and 2019.

Depreciation-related Breaks on Business Real Estate

Enhanced depreciation-related tax breaks for certain business real estate investments, such as qualified improvement property, may offer substantial savings when you file your 2018 tax return. Learn more.

Investment Predictions for 2019

The top three asset classes in which we expect significant investment activity to occur in 2019 are single family rental real estate, the secondary note market and private equity. Here’s why.