Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #5

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service compiles a list of the 12 most common, dangerous or costly tax scams. They call this list their “dirty dozen” and recommend that taxpayers stay vigilant during tax season. We will summarize these twelve scams for you, and highlight the steps you should take to protect yourself. Natural disasters often … Read more Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #5

Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #4

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service compiles a list of the 12 most common, dangerous or costly tax scams. They call this list their “dirty dozen” and recommend that taxpayers stay vigilant during tax season. We will summarize these twelve scams for you, and highlight the steps you should take to protect yourself.  Over half of … Read more Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #4

Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #3

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service compiles a list of the 12 most common, dangerous or costly tax scams. They call this list their “dirty dozen” and recommend that taxpayers stay vigilant during tax season. We will summarize these twelve scams for you, and highlight the steps you should take to protect yourself.  Even though the … Read more Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #3

Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #2

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service compiles a list of the 12 most common, dangerous or costly tax scams. They call this list their “dirty dozen” and recommend that taxpayers stay vigilant during tax season. We will summarize these twelve scams for you, and highlight the steps you should take to protect yourself. In just the … Read more Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #2

A primer on pass-through businesses

It is finally time to examine the standout provision of the 500+ page tax reform bill. Congress comprehensively reformed the tax regime for pass-through business, and this has generated a great deal of analysis from financial professionals tasked with understanding an incredibly complicated set of regulations. Pass-through businesses are those in which the profits and … Read more A primer on pass-through businesses

Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #1

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service compiles a list of the 12 most common, dangerous or costly tax scams. They call this list their “dirty dozen” and recommend that taxpayers stay vigilant during tax season. We will summarize these twelve scams for you, and highlight the steps you should take to protect yourself. One of the … Read more Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #1

Enough individual tax law changes: what about business owners?

Our first seven posts focused on individual taxpayers, and what they must know as tax laws change over the next three years. Now, we turn our attention to business owners. Congress made smaller adjustments to several regulations, but one of the most newsworthy changes involves pass-through business. These are businesses that do not pay corporate … Read more Enough individual tax law changes: what about business owners?

Tax reform quick hits

This week we will cover a few more headline-grabbing changes for individuals from the tax reform package. First, Congress eliminated the Obamacare coverage mandate, and there will be no penalty starting 2019. Unfortunately for those looking forward to immediate savings, this does not apply yet—without a waiver or exemption, taxpayers still need health insurance until December … Read more Tax reform quick hits

Changes to the Big Three: SALT, home mortgage interest and charitable contributions

We have nearly finished covering the changes made to individual taxation! Business owners can prepare for the upcoming crash course in new tax structures, but for now, we return to the adjustments that affect those who itemize their deductions.  First is the State and Local Tax Deduction, known as SALT. Previously, taxpayers could deduct the entirety … Read more Changes to the Big Three: SALT, home mortgage interest and charitable contributions