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.
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.
2019 will be here soon. Have you taken care of everything you need to do by Dec. 31 to minimize your 2018 taxes, make the most of tax-advantaged savings opportunities and avoid unnecessary penalties?
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.
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.