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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Tax Reform Expands Small Business Accounting Methods

Tax Reform Expands Accounting Method Options for Small Businesses Thanks to changes included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), many more businesses can now use the simpler and more-flexible cash method of accounting for federal income tax purposes. The new law also includes some other tax accounting changes that are good news for…

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Long-Term Gains and Dividends Tax

Many Taxpayers Will Pay No Tax on Long-Term Gains and Dividends Do you have long-term capital gains or qualified dividends? If so, there’s good news: After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), you might still qualify for the 0% federal income tax rate on these types of income. The rate is only available for…

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Tax Reform and C-Corporations

How Tax Reform Affects Tax Planning for C Corporations One of the biggest changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is the permanent installation of a flat 21% federal income tax rate for C corporations for tax years beginning after 2017. The new 21% rate applies equally to personal service corporations (PSCs). (Under…

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Personal Effects of the Tax Law

Effects of the New Tax Law Vary Based on Major Life Events Change is part of life. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has brought sweeping changes to the federal income tax rules for individuals. But how will you and your family be affected? That depends on your specific circumstances. Major life changes —…

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