In a tax identity theft scheme, a thief uses your personal information to file a fraudulent tax return early in the filing season and claim a bogus refund. Here’s how to protect yourself.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Changes to the medical expense deduction and the tax treatment of alimony go into effect in 2019. Find out the details.
With the new year comes the need for small-business owners to begin thinking about filing their 2018 income tax returns. The TCJA could significantly alter your tax liability compared to previous years. So refresh yourself on its major provisions.
How much you can contribute to your retirement plans each year depends in part on the annual limits. Sometimes these go up from one year to the next, and sometimes they don’t. Learn what’s changed and what hasn’t for 2019.
While time, not timing, is generally the key to long-term investment success, taking timely action before year end can help save taxes on your investments. Here’s how.
As 2018 is comes to a close, we all begin to look ahead to 2019. For 2019 many of the contribution limits increased from their 2018 levels. In calculating these, IRS compares the official cost of living increase from September of 2018 to September of 2017. Because the cost of living was higher in 2018 many of the indexed (for inflation) contributions, limitations, thresholds, etc in the IRS were adjusted.