The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law on December 22, 2017. Most of the changes started on January 1, 2018 so you won't see the full impact of these changes until tax season 2019. One change that will affect most everyone are the tax rates.
Estate planning is never done. Just like a piece of real estate, it needs periodic maintenance and care to make sure it’s in good shape when you need it most. Provisions in the newly passed GOP tax plan mean it’s time to revisit a handful of key areas of your estate plan. Below we discuss the five areas you should check-in on.
To many people, Bitcoin and blockchain technology are the same thing. Bitcoin might be the best-known example of a successful application of blockchain technology, but as soon as business leaders understood the power and advantages of the Bitcoin model, various industries, institutions and humanitarian organizations leapt on the technology as a solution to a variety of issues and challenges.
Although tax filing season has been officially open only since Jan. 29, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning that reports of refund scams are already skyrocketing. Here’s an overview of the most common type of scam and tips to avoid becoming a victim.
Signed into law on Dec 22, 2017 this is one of the largest tax acts since 1986. It affects individuals in every tax bracket, trusts, estates, gift, partnerships and corporations. Simply put, it’s massive! To reduce eye fatigue and complete boredom we will be selecting one or two areas of the new tax law to discuss each month. As always if you have questions please don’t hesitate to contact us!
By 2035, millions of baby boomers might well be living a meager existence. That’s because today, close to half of the households in the United States have absolutely nothing saved for retirement. Over the past 25 years, pensions have rapidly died out and their replacement – defined contribution plans – have been woefully underfunded.
Cryptocurrency is hot right now. As it emerges as an asset class of its own, many people are still confused how to treat it for federal income tax purposes. In response, the IRS issued guidance back in 2014 that treats virtual currencies that are convertible to cash as a capital asset – but it’s not as simple as it appears.
Body language might be nonverbal, but it speaks volumes. It’s important to be mindful about what you say and how you say it, but if your body language is not in sync with your sentiments, it can seriously undermine your message. Here are a few body language basics.
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 narrow window of time before year-end to soften or avoid the impact of crackdowns and to best position yourself for the tax breaks that may be heading your way. Here's a quick rundown of last-minute moves you should think about making.