• Tax Basis Planning Opportunities

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    There are a number of ways for assets to receive a basis step up when someone dies without transferring outright ownership to the decedent. We would be pleased to discuss these opportunities with you. However, the lifetime exemption is set to decrease in 2026...

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  • Tax Filing Deadline Reminders

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    Tax season is upon us and many of us are focused on tax return preparation. Here is a summary of some key filing deadlines to keep in mind for 2017 tax returns.

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  • IRS Scam Alert

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    The IRS issued a warning to taxpayers this week of a quickly growing scam involving erroneous tax refunds...

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  • Tax Reform Changes to Recharacterization of IRAs

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    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provides that a conversion of a traditional IRA, SEP or SIMPLE to a Roth IRA may no longer be recharacterized if the conversion occurs in 2018 or thereafter. However...

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  • Inflation Adjustments to Federal Transfer Tax Exemption

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    It has been commonly reported that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act doubled the lifetime exclusion for gift and estate taxes from $5.6 million to $11.2 million for single taxpayers and from $11.2 million to $22.4 million for couples. However...

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  • Supreme Court will Decide if Online Retailers Must Collect Sales Tax

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    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a lawsuit brought by the state of South Dakota challenging a 26-year-old ruling that has prohibited state and local government from collecting sales taxes from online merchants and other remote sellers. Read more here...

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