Some New Tax Law Changes

With President Trump signing the new tax bill last week, and as more information is made available about the changes in tax law, we want to let people know about some last minute tax strategies to implement before December 31, 2017 to be in a better position for 2018. We talked about
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Last Minute Tax Saving Strategy for 2017

President Trump’s goal is to sign a new tax bill into law by Christmas 2017. It appears many changes to our current tax law are inevitable. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives plans will remove the state and local income tax deduction from federal itemized deduction

2018 IRS Provision Updates

The IRS announced last week the annual cost of living adjustments for various tax-related provisions for 2018. Keep in mind, these new numbers are for tax year 2018 (beginning January 1, 2018 thru December 31, 2018), which the return will be filed in 2019. Additionally, these are the

IRS Announces Per Diem Rates for Business Travelers

Travel expenses are deductible to the extent they are considered business expenses. The Internal Revenue Service defines business expenses as, those that are ordinary and necessary expenses of traveling away from home for your business, professions, or job. If you are eligible for rei

Documentation of Business Mileage

The qualifying mileage deductions permitted by the IRS does not include your commute from home to your permanent work location. However, if you travel to and from off-site meetings, business events, or even lunch or dinner with a current or prospective client, you can take the mileage