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Tax Connections Newsletter – Spring 2019
Investors willing to make long-term investments in distressed communities now have a powerful tax incentive for doing so—the Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program,
United States
17 May 2019
Owning A Vacation Home Requires Tax Planning
A vacation home can be many things to different people.
United States
5 Apr 2019
IRS Provides QBI Deduction Changes Just In Time For Filing
The IRS has released final regulations and additional guidance on the QBI deduction just before the first tax season where taxpayers can claim the deduction.
United States
1 Feb 2019
IRS Issues Guidance On New Bonus Depreciation Rules
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly expands bonus depreciation under Section 168(k) of the Internal Revenue Code for both regular tax and alternative minimum tax (AMT) purposes
United States
29 Aug 2018
The Tax Impact Of Theft In A Real Estate Scam
No one ever wants to be the victim in a real estate scam, but as scams become more increasingly sophisticated, the risk is also growing rapidly.
United States
10 Aug 2018
Estate Tax Planning: Why Annual Gifts Are Still Important
With the 2018 federal estate tax exemption being raised from $5.6 million to $11.2 million, some are wondering if making lifetime gifts ...
United States
3 Jul 2018
Home Equity Interest Still Deductible For Many
In the past, interest on qualifying home equity debt was deductible regardless of how the loan proceeds were used.
United States
7 Jun 2018
2017 Year-End Individual Income Tax Planning In Consideration Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act
On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The Senate was expected to vote on the bill shortly thereafter.
United States
28 Dec 2017
All Charitable Deductions Are Not Created Equal
With the end of the year approaching, your supporters may be thinking about making charitable contributions they can deduct on their 2017 federal tax returns.
United States
3 Oct 2017
Eminent Domain: Understanding The Tax Treatment Issues
Eminent domain is the process by which a government or entity has the ability to take private property for public use. Any property claimed through eminent domain must be fairly compensated.
United States
27 Jun 2017
Could The Small Taxpayer Safe Harbor Work For You?
Over the years, one of the more vexing tax questions for property owners has been how to tell whether a cost is a repair or an improvement.
United States
8 Mar 2017
IRC Section 1231: It's The Best Of Both Worlds
Many people are aware that the sale of a business asset, including real estate, can have significant tax implications.
United States
21 Dec 2016
2016 Post-Election Tax Update
Any change in presidential administration brings the possibility — indeed the likelihood — of tax law changes, and the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States is no exception.
United States
25 Nov 2016
Accelerating Depreciation Deductions: A Cost Segregation Study May Reduce Taxes
Businesses that acquire, construct or substantially improve a building — or did so in previous years — should consider a cost segregation study.
United States
9 Nov 2016
Chicago's "Cloud Tax": Making Sense Of The Personal Property Lease Protection Tax
The Personal Property Lease Protection Tax, or "Cloud Tax" as it is more commonly known, was implemented this year.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Properly Structuring A Like-Kind Exchange
You have multiple properties that you want to sell and to perform a like-kind exchange. Do you want to treat these sales as a single exchange or multiple exchanges?
United States
4 May 2016
Property Tax Assessments
Property taxes often represent a significant chunk of an owner's annual expenses.
United States
30 Sep 2015
IRS Tackles Interaction Of Gain Exclusion And PAL Treatment
It is not unusual for someone to convert a personal home into a rental property.
United States
24 Dec 2014
Claiming The Home Office Deduction Now Easier
With the economy on the rebound, the home office market could potentially add nearly two million home-based businesses between 2011 and 2025.
United States
29 Jul 2014
Turning A Vacation Home Into A Tax Benefit
There is a very complex set of tax rules that govern the treatment of second residences that have both personal and rental use.
United States
4 Jul 2013
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