Category Archives: Tax Law Changes

IRS Waives Penalty for Many Whose Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax Payments Fell Short in 2018

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has announced that it is waiving the estimated tax penalty for many taxpayers whose 2018 federal income tax withholding and estimated tax payments fell short of their total … Continue reading

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Here’s What Taxpayers Should Consider When Determining If They Need to File

The following article was published by the IRS. As people prepare to file their taxes, there are things to consider. They will want to determine if they need to file and the best way to do so. For tax year … Continue reading

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Deductions You Probably Missed

Experienced tax pros are experts at knowing which deductions to look for when you file your taxes. Deductions are simply defined as subtractions from your income that can save anywhere from hundreds to thousands on your taxes. Due to the … Continue reading

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Your Taxes in the Sharing Economy

What do social media gigs, driving for companies like Uber, and renting out spare bedrooms in your house to travelers all have in common? They are all different ways of participating in what has become known as the Sharing Economy. … Continue reading

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Individuals Can Find Answers to their Questions about Tax Reform on IRS.gov

The following article was published by the IRS. Tax reform legislation passed in December 2017 affects almost every taxpayer. The IRS is working closely with partners in the tax return preparation and tax software industries to prepare for tax reform … Continue reading

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Tax Reform Affects If and How Taxpayers Itemize their Deductions

The following article was published by the IRS. Tax reform that affects both individuals and businesses was enacted in December 2017. It’s commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, TCJA or simply tax reform. In addition to … Continue reading

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Beware of the Alternative Minimum Tax

As tax reform efforts progressed late last year, there were high hopes that the individual Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) would be repealed. Unfortunately, it still exists under the TCJA. The good news is that you are allowed a relatively generous … Continue reading

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