Tax Reform and Your Vacation HomeJuly 27, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 brought many changes to the treatment of vacation homes and second homes owned by high net worth individuals. An article published in Financial Advisor Magazine highlights key provisions with input from CPAs across the U.S., including Curchin’s Lynn Conover. “If the property is held out as a …

AICPA Requests ‘Immediate Guidance’ from IRS on Pass-Through IncomeJune 7, 2018

  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) allows for a 20 percent deduction on qualified business income (QBI) for pass-through entities, as stated in Section 199A of the new Internal Revenue Code. However, defining “qualified business income” has become somewhat problematic, as certain businesses – including many professional services firms – are …

International Tax Reform under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017June 7, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) impacts companies doing business internationally, particularly in regard to U.S. taxes on earnings of profits offshore and repatriation. There is also a notable corporate tax deduction. Territorial System The previous “worldwide” tax system is being transitioned to a territorial model beginning in 2018. This means income …

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: What You Need to KnowFebruary 15, 2018

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: What You Need to Know

By: Edward Rigby, CPA Most of the new tax law went into effect January 1, 2018, impacting business owners and individuals for the 2018 tax year. This article focuses on educating our clients and helping them understand how the changes will affect them and their tax services. Here are the key provisions: Major Corporate Tax …

Tax Reform and 2017 Year-End Tax PlanningDecember 21, 2017

Congress is enacting the biggest tax reform law in thirty years, one that will make fundamental changes in the way you, your family and your business calculate your federal income tax bill, and the amount of federal tax you will pay. Since most of the changes will go into effect next year, there’s still a …

5 Tips for Making Tax-Deductible Charitable DonationsDecember 13, 2017

During the holidays, many people make donations to help those in need. It’s also the last chance in the calendar year to qualify for tax deductions on charitable gifts, adding a sense of urgency to the philanthropy. While any and all charitable giving helps humanity move forward, there are a few best practices to ensure …

New 2017 NJ Tax Exemption for VeteransDecember 11, 2017

NJ Tax Exemption for Veterans

Tax season is almost here and if you are a veteran, you should be aware of a new NJ Income Tax exemption for the 2017 tax year. Military veterans are eligible for a $3,000 exemption on their NJ Income Tax return if by the last day of the tax year: You were honorably discharged; or …