Deducting Mortgage Interest Under the New Tax Law

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made significant changes to the tax law. One of the many changes is the deductibility of home mortgage interest. Before the change, taxpayers could deduct mortgage interest on debt up to $1,000,000, plus an additional $100,00 for home equity debt. The

Tax Withholding Adjustments

The tax reform legislation passed by Congress significantly changes the landscape for individuals effective January 1, 2018 and for several years thereafter. For many taxpayers, the changes made by the legislation present many tax planning challenges and opportunities. While the tax r

GAAP, Federal Tax Changes and How It Will Affect the Construction Industry

For many construction contractors, there are impending changes in laws governing both income taxes and financial reporting that come into affect during the current fiscal year or the upcoming one. These are changes that owners and key accounting personnel of construction contractors s

529 Plans

A 529 plan is a tax-advantaged investment account offered in the United States as a means to save for higher education expenses for a beneficiary. Many states offer their own version of a 529 plan. 529 plans are no longer just a tax effective means to save for college. Among many chan

Tax Law Changes: Meals and Entertainment

One of the many changes to the tax code modifies the deductibility of meals and entertainment expenditures by businesses. The following modifications apply to tax year beginning after December 31, 2017. Below is a list of updated provisions for meal and entertainment expenditures unde