Posts Tagged ‘Deduction’

Emerging Tax Alert- The IRS provides guidance on meal and entertainment deductions

The IRS has released proposed regulations addressing the deductibility of meal and entertainment expenses in tax years beginning after December 31, 2017. Among other things, the proposed regulations clear up lingering confusion regarding whether meals

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Tax Alert- Home is where the tax breaks might be

If you own a home, the interest you pay on your home mortgage may provide a tax break. However, many people believe that any interest paid on their home mortgage loans and home equity loans

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Tax Alert- There still might be time to cut your tax bill with IRAs

If you’re getting ready to file your 2019 tax return, and your tax bill is higher than you’d like, there may still be an opportunity to lower it. If you qualify, you can make a

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Emerging Tax Alert- IRS updates rules for mileage-related deductions

The IRS has issued new guidance updating the rules for using optional standard mileage rates when calculating “above-the-line” deductions for the costs of operating an automobile for certain purposes. IRS Revenue Procedure 2019-46 also lays

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Edelstein Hosts Annual Tax Timely Topic Breakfast

On November 12th, 2019, we hosted our Annual Tax Timely Topic Breakfast at the UMass Club. The morning started with our IT Director, Mike Bisso, presenting on Security Awareness. After that, a panel consisting of

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Emerging Tax Alert- Business year-end tax planning in a TCJA world

The first tax-filing season under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was a time of uncertainty for many businesses as they struggled with the implications of the law’s sweeping changes for their bottom lines.

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Emerging Tax Alert- It’s not too late to trim your 2019 tax bill

Fall is in the air and that means it’s time to turn your attention to year-end tax planning. While several clear strategies and tactics emerged during the first tax filing season under the Tax Cuts

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Emerging Tax Alert- IRS issues final QBI real estate safe harbor rules

Earlier this year, the IRS published a proposed safe harbor giving owners of certain rental real estate interests the opportunity to take advantage of the qualified business income (QBI) deduction. The QBI write-off was created

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Tax Alert- It’s a good time to buy business equipment and other depreciable property

There’s good news about the Section 179 depreciation deduction for business property. The election has long provided a tax windfall to businesses, enabling them to claim immediate deductions for qualified assets, instead of taking depreciation

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