Key Decisions for Trust and Estates

The elimination of Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions that are subject to the 2% floor under the Tax Reform Act applies to Estates and Trusts. This includes Tax Preparation fees (unless they…

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Maximizing Your Charitable Giving Deductions

How to get the greatest tax deduction The first question to ask is, "With the increase in the standard deduction, will I still benefit by itemizing my deductions?" If not,…

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New Tax Changes with Home Ownership

If you currently own a home or are looking to purchase a home, you need to be aware of the tax changes that will impact your home tax deductions. You…

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Tax Planning and Analysis

September typically marks the beginning of "tax planning season" for many clients, especially business owners, who are trying to get a handle on their upcoming tax obligations. Below is some…

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Itemize Deduction vs. the Standard Deduction

Another new tax law change: The standard deduction for tax year 2018 almost doubled from 2017. With this increase, along with the changes to itemized deductions, the IRS predicts that…

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Taxpayers with Children – New Tax Changes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made sweeping changes that impact deductions and credits related to family and dependents. Personal and Dependent Exemptions In 2017, you were allowed an exemption…

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