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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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Several Tax Law Changes May Affect Bottom Line of Many Business Owners

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding business owners that tax reform legislation passed last December affects nearly every business. With just a few days left in the year, the IRS is highlighting important information for small businesses and self-employed individuals … Continue reading

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Consider Investing in Qualified Opportunity Zones

Tucked away in the TCJA is the creation of Qualified Opportunity Zones (QO Zones). These are low-income communities that meet certain requirements. Investing in QO Zones can result in two major tax breaks: (1) temporary deferral of gain from the … Continue reading

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Watch Out for New Alimony Rules

Under the TCJA, certain future alimony payments will no longer be deductible by the payer. Also, alimony will no longer be considered income to the recipient. Therefore, for divorces and legal separations that are executed (that come into legal existence … 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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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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IRS Working on a New Form 1040 for 2019 Tax Season

The following article is from the IRS. As part of a larger effort to help taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service plans to streamline the Form 1040 into a shorter, simpler form for the 2019 tax season. The new 1040 – … Continue reading

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