What You Need to Know About the New Pass-Through Business Alternative Income Tax Act | IssuesWatch

January 13, 2020

On Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law the Pass-Through Business Alternative Income Tax Act. This new law allows flow-through businesses in New Jersey to elect to pay income taxes at the entity level instead of at the personal income tax level. Since there is no limit on deductions on the federal level for state and local taxes paid by businesses, this new law stands to save New Jersey business owners an estimated $400 million annually. Learn more about how this idea became law and what CPAs and business owners need to know to take advantage of it.

Alan D. Sobel

Alan D. Sobel

Alan D. Sobel, CPA, CGMA, is the managing member of SobelCo where he is responsible for facilitating the strategic direction and day-to-day management of the firm. He provides expertise to clients in the areas of financial reporting, tax planning for businesses and high net worth individuals, and strategic business planning. Alan is the president-elect of the NJCPA. He developed the concept for the Pass-Through Business Alternative Income Tax Act and played the lead role in writing the legislation and making it fit within New Jersey’s tax structure.

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Jeffrey  Kaszerman

Jeffrey Kaszerman

Jeff Kaszerman is the vice president of government relations for New Jersey Society of CPAs. He works with the CEO and board of trustees to create and implement advocacy initiatives that protect and promote the interests of the CPA profession, the business community and the public.

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