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Final Regulations Issued on New Qualified Business Income Deduction

Posted: January 18, 2019
​The Treasury Department and the IRS have issued final regulations and three related pieces of guidance, implementing the new qualified business income (QBI) deduction (section 199A deduction).

Beyond Section 199A: Other TCJA Tax Changes

Posted: January 18, 2019
While the Section 199A deduction has overshadowed many of the other various federal tax changes — as it should, it’s a pretty big deal — let’s not forget about additionally important business and individual provisions that will affect just about everyone.

Effective Structuring in 2019 to Avoid SALT Exposure

Posted: January 8, 2019
Effectively evaluating and monitoring changing state tax benefits and detriments is becoming vital rather than optional as the business tax climate in all states becomes more demanding and complicated.

Understanding Section 199A

Posted: January 8, 2019
While the addition of a SALT deduction limitation in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act hurt many taxpayers, the new Section 199A deduction may create a more favorable tax outcome for some. Learn the basics.

The Classification of Workers in the Era of Tax Reform

Posted: December 7, 2018
In an effort to prevent the misclassification of workers, the government employs a multi-faceted approach. How big is the employee misclassification problem today, and what is the government currently doing about it?

Making Large Gifts Now Won’t Harm Estates After 2025

Posted: November 21, 2018
The IRS has announced that individuals taking advantage of the increased gift and estate tax exclusion amounts in effect from 2018 to 2025 will not be adversely impacted after 2025 when the exclusion amount is scheduled to drop to pre-2018 levels.