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Business Interest Deductibility – Seth Gilson, Partner, CPA

The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) amended the rules for deducting business interest expense (BIE). In general, under the previous law a business could deduct any amounts paid or ac­crued for interest during the tax year. The TCJA added new limits and requires additional compu­tations in determining the amount of deductible business interest...

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Key Changes Under TCJA

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 22, 2017. The bill is the most significant change to the tax code since the Reagan era. What are the key changes included in this law? The TCJA permanently lowered the corporate tax rate and made significant changes for...

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Last-Minute Tax Planning Tips for 2017

This year, Tax Day for individuals, sole proprietors and C corporations is Tuesday, April 17. You still have time to consider some moves in 2018 to potentially save federal (and possibly state) income taxes for 2017. Here are three last-minute planning ideas. Choose to Deduct State and Local Sales Taxes Individuals have the option to deduct...

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Survey: Employers Adapt Quickly to Withholding Tax Changes

Most employers had no problems meeting the February 15, 2018, deadline to begin using the 2018 federal income tax withholding tables, which reflect changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). However, many employees question how the TCJA will affect them. Those are findings of a recent American Payroll Association survey of 1,000 payroll...

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