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Do You Need to Adjust Your Withholding?

Post-TCJA withholding tables could put you at risk of significantly underwithholding your federal income taxes and being hit with an unexpectedly high tax bill when you file your 2018 tax return next year. Here’s what to do to avoid this outcome.

2018 Tax Planning

If you recently filed your 2017 individual income tax return or filed for an extension, it may seem like some time off from thinking about taxes is in order. But taking such a break could be costly, especially this year.

Important Deadlines for the Remainder of 2018

April 17 isn’t the only important tax-related deadline for individuals this year. To avoid interest and penalties, or simply to make the most of tax-saving opportunities, be sure you’re aware of these key dates for the rest of 2018.

Charitable Deductions

December’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act preserves the charitable deduction. But you still might find that you don’t enjoy the same tax benefits from charitable giving in 2018 as you do on your 2017 return.

Tax Deductions: Moving Costs

If you moved in 2017, you might be able to deduct some of your moving expenses on your 2017 tax return. Unfortunately, if you move in 2018, it’s a different story.

Tax Breaks: Tuition and Fees

The recently passed Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 included an extension of the tuition and fees deduction. But that may not be the best higher-education break to claim on your 2017 return.

Tax Credits for Small Businesses

Providing employee benefits can help businesses attract and retain the best workers. But the cost can be out of reach for some small businesses. Two tax credits can help make benefits more affordable.