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The Ins and Outs of the Section 199A Regulations

Posted: January 29, 2019
The IRS has issued final regulations providing guidance on the Section 199A deduction for qualified business income. The final regulations provide clarification on issues such as when businesses may be aggregated in determining QBI, how real estate rented to an operating business is treated and what constitutes a specified service business.

Tax Changes Affecting Family Law

Posted: January 28, 2019
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made far-reaching changes including those that are relevant to divorce. Here are some highlights of the TCJA’s tax modifications that affect family law.

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.