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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.

Tax Consequences for Gifting Assets

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.

Tax Consequences of Selling Your Home

The TCJA preserves the home sale gain exclusion, so if you’re selling your principal residence, you may be able to exclude up to $250,000 ($500,000 for joint filers) of gain. Learn more about the tax treatment of home sales.

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.