Category Archives: Tax Relief

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efforts progressed late last year, there were high hopes that the individual Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) would be repealed.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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Here’s How the New Tax Law Revised Family Tax Credits

The following article was published by the IRS. More families will be able to get more money under the newly-revised Child Tax Credit, according to the Internal Revenue Service. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the tax reform legislation … Continue reading

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)

The TCJA was signed into law at the end of 2017. The IRS has been working throughout 2018 on this major piece of tax legislation, issuing proposed regulations, notices, memos, FAQs and more to help businesses make sense of all … Continue reading

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2018 Employer Reimbursements for Employees’ 2017 Moves are Generally Tax-Free

The following article was published by the IRS. Employer payments or reimbursements in 2018 for employees’ moving expenses incurred prior to 2018 are excluded from the employee’s wages for income and employment tax purposes. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs … Continue reading

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Here’s What Taxpayers Should Know about Penalty Relief

The following article is from the IRS. Taxpayers who make an effort to comply with the law but are unable to meet their tax obligations due to circumstances beyond their control may qualify for relief from penalties. After receiving a … Continue reading

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What is a 529 Plan?

A 529 plan is a specialized investment account that was created to help families save for future college expenses. This can be for a traditional 4-year college or university, or even a community college. The tax benefits of these accounts … Continue reading

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