The income reduction from making catch-up contributions to your retirement plan might be especially beneficial in 2018 if you had significant itemized deductions in the past that now will be reduced or eliminated by the TCJA. Here’s what you need to know.
Investment decisions shouldn’t be driven by tax considerations alone, but taxes are still an important factor to consider, especially when it comes to mutual funds in taxable accounts. Consider these year-end tips.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has enhanced two depreciation-related breaks that are popular year-end tax planning tools for businesses. To take advantage of these breaks, you must purchase qualifying assets and place them in service by the end of the...
For certain charitably inclined taxpayers, donating appreciated stock to charity can be an excellent year-end tax planning strategy. This may be especially true if the stock is highly appreciated and you’d like to sell it but are worried about the tax liability.
Because of the high exemption under the TCJA, few Americans have to worry about facing federal gift and estate tax liability in the next several years. But no matter your current net worth, it’s still important to be tax-smart when making lifetime gifts.
The tax treatment of fringe benefits varies. Many types are tax-free to employees, but the TCJA has changed the tax treatment of some benefits. Here’s what small businesses need to know.
With the TCJA’s near doubling of the standard deduction, making a direct charitable IRA rollover can be particularly powerful for taxpayers old enough to be eligible.
Donating artwork is a great way to share enjoyment of the work with others. But to maximize the tax benefit, too, you must plan your gift carefully and follow all the rules.
Kids back in school, the days getting shorter, pumpkin spice everything. It must be fall! For businesses, that means it’s time to begin year-end tax planning. It’s also time to think about the fourth quarter 2018 filing deadlines.
Two of the 2018 estimated tax payment deadlines for individuals have already passed; the third one is coming up very soon. Here’s how to determine if you need to make a payment.