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Tax Changes for Small-Business Owners

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.

Saving for Retirement in 2019

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.

Annual Contribution Limits for 2019

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.

2019 Quarter One Tax Calendar

A lot has changed for businesses when it comes to filing their 2018 income tax returns. But one thing that hasn’t changed is the multitude of tax-related deadlines businesses face in the first quarter of the year.

Does Prepaying Property Tax Makes Sense Anymore?

You may be getting ready to prepay your property taxes like you’ve done every year to boost your itemized deductions. But this year, review your situation first to be sure this strategy will provide a tax benefit. The TCJA made two changes that affect it.

Advantages of ‘Catching Up’ on your IRA Contributions

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.