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Dec 27, 2018

Will the New Tax Code Change the Way We Donate?

‘Tis the season of giving, but with the new federal tax law changes, charities could experience a drop in donations. Since charitable deductions must be itemized to receive a tax deduction, the benefit of the higher standard deduction may effectively eliminate the tax benefit of the deductible donations for many taxpayers.» Read More

Nov 28, 2018

Tax Carve-Out for U.S. Real Estate Agents, Brokers, and Managers

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created a new Section 199A of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) that provides for a potential tax break on qualified business income of non-corporate taxpayers, beginning in 2018.

Section 199A requires that the qualified business be effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business within the United States.  » Read More

Oct 26, 2018

Treatment of Capital Gains Reinvested in Qualified Opportunity Zones

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law on December 22, 2017, is the biggest overhaul to our Federal Income Tax Code.  It reduces tax rates, eliminates certain deductions, and enhances other deductions and tax credits.  One significant change is the treatment of capital gains invested in a qualified opportunity zoneRead More

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