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Fringe Benefits & Small Businesses

The tax treatment of fringe benefits varies. Many types are tax-free to employees, but the TCJA has changed the tax treatment of some benefits. Here’s what small businesses need to know.

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.

Restricted Stock Awards & Tax Savings

Have you recently been awarded restricted stock or do you expect to be awarded such stock this year? The Section 83(b) election can be beneficial if the income at the grant date is negligible or the stock is likely to appreciate significantly. Here’s why.

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.