Photo by 401(k) 2012 via Flickr The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) prompted the Internal Revenue Service this week to reissue some tax-related inflation adjustments. However, one area was not affected by the TCJA's provisions. The amounts you can contribute in 2018 to your tax-favored retirement accounts did not change. Show More Summary
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was the most far-reaching tax legislation since the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (TRA86). It also put...
Yes, you did read my 10-part 2018 tax year inflation adjustments series last year. Thank you. Then Congress and the prez went and changed the laws, meaning the adjustments had to be adjusted. Here are some of the key inflation changes...Show More Summary
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By Paul Kasriel – With the recent US congressional passing and presidential signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, the federal budget deficit is projected to increase...
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act didn’t end the debate on tax reform – it’s shifted the discussion to state capitols across the country, and Maine Governor Paul LePage (R) is joining the conversation. Governor LePage has put forth a comprehensive tax bill that cuts taxes by $111 million over the next two years and […]
Interest rates are likely to increase following enactment of the recent tax reform bill (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act). Rising interest rates stemming directly from the growth provisions of the tax reform bill would be a positive sign that the tax cut is working to encourage capital formation, and should not be cause for alarm. […]
In addition to clarifying the exemption of aircraft management services from FET (which I discussed in my February 9, 2018 post), the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act") also included several other provisions with a direct impact on business aviation: Repeal of 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges for Aircraft and Other Personal Property. Show More Summary
By substantially cutting the number of taxpayers who will receive a charitable deduction, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has created an opportunity for...
As states continue to search for ways to protect their residents from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s (TCJA) limits on the federal deductibility of...
Apple is launching medical clinics intended to offer employees and their families the ‘world’s best healthcare.’ The clinics are branded as AC Wellness, but job listings describe the company as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apple. While...Show More Summary
Shortly after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017, the Republican lawmakers who wrote and fast-tracked it into law pointed to the measure's immediate effects. The most immediate indicator was the many companies that gave their workers year-end bonuses. Show More Summary
Last year, Congress proved it can act quickly—enacting the massive Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) just six weeks after the first version was introduced...
Written Testimony to the House Committee on Revenue, Oregon Legislature Chairman Barnhart, Vice Chairs Smith and Smith Warner, and Members of the Committee: My name is Nicole Kaeding, and I’m an economist and the Director of Special Projects at the Tax Foundation. For those unfamiliar with us, we are a nonpartisan, nonprofit research […]
“When it came time to get in there and do something, he didn’t have the courage, or something happened, but he certainly did a poor job,” President Trump said of the officer in Parkland.
Trump told reporters today that Scot Peterson did a “poor job” as he stood by despite being armed and trained to act, but did nothing during the Florida shooting. The school had armed deputies to guard the children, but the shootingShow More Summary
A new complaint claims the House of Mouse is holding its $1,000 bonuses hostage. When Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law, he touted the legislation as a financial boon for American labor. As recently as January, Trump...Show More Summary
The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provides big benefits to franchise businesses. Here are 5 ways tax reform is helping franchises.
In the Blac Chyna sex tape that made its way around the Internet on Monday, this controversial reality star is on her back, performing a blow job. But the man to whom she is providing this pleasureful act has now made his identity known,...Show More Summary
An Uber Eats driver claims he was acting in self-defense when he killed a customer during his first week on the job. Robert Bivines, 36, arrived at the Atlanta condominium of 30-year-old Ryan Thornton around 11:30pm Saturday after a $27 food order was placed at Tin Lizzy's through the...