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2018 Quarter 4 Tax Calendar

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.

Back To School: Tax Breaks for Teachers

While it still feels like summer across most of the country, fall is almost here and students are returning to school. For many teachers, that also means the return of out-of-pocket classroom expenses. Fortunately, they can enjoy a tax deduction for some of these costs.

Choosing the Right Accounting Method

The availability of the cash method of accounting for tax purposes has been expanded by the TCJA. If your business is currently using the accrual method, it might be time for a change.

Roth Conversions & TCJA

There still may be time to undo your 2017 Roth IRA conversion. But think twice before converting this year because you won’t have the same flexibility with a 2018 conversion.

TCJA and AMT

The alternative minimum tax (AMT) has long been a worry to many individual taxpayers. Learn how TCJA changes might affect your AMT risk, and see our AMT planning tips.

Close Up: QBI Deduction’s Wage Limit

The TCJA’s new deduction for owners of pass-through entities can be 20% of qualified business income. But a wage-based limit applies if an owner’s taxable income exceeds certain levels. Find out how the limit works.