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IRS Issues Proposed Guidance on Controversial SALT Limitation

In recent weeks, the IRS has issued a series of proposed regulations to help clarify provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). One of the most controversial parts of the law is the limit on individuals’ deductions for state and local taxes (SALT) that goes into effect this year. In the wake of…

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Wage Limitations on the QBI Deduction

Calculating W-2 Wages for Limitations on the QBI Deduction Recently proposed IRS regulations on the new deduction for qualified business income (QBI) provide guidance on how to compute limitations on the deduction based on W-2 wages. As you’ve probably heard, the QBI deduction is complicated, and numerous rules and restrictions apply. Important note: While new…

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Service Business Income and QBI Deduction

When Is Service Business Income Eligible for the New QBI Deduction? The IRS has issued much-anticipated regulations addressing the new deduction of up to 20% of qualified business income (QBI) from pass-through entities. The QBI deduction was a major piece of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that was signed into law in December 2017….

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IRS Guidance on QBI Deduction Rules

IRS Issues Proposed Guidance on Complicated QBI Deduction Rules The IRS has finally issued eagerly awaited regulations addressing the new deduction for up to 20% of qualified business income (QBI) from pass-through entities. The QBI deduction was a major piece of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law last December. The…

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Pass-Through Entities Receive Tax Break

QBI Deduction Provides Tax Break to Pass-Through Entity Owners The IRS recently released highly anticipated regulations addressing the deduction for up to 20% of qualified business income (QBI) from pass-through entities. The deduction was a major component of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which became law late last year. It has also been referred…

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