Archive for the
‘Taxation’ Category

Sep 19, 2018

Bob Veres

Tax, Taxation

0

Withholding Tempest in a Teapot Chances are, you’ve read an article recently telling you to be careful about the withholding in your paycheck, to make sure your employer (assuming you have one) is taking out enough money so that you won’t have a big tax obligation come April.  This is the result of a big […]

Aug 27, 2018

Bob Veres

Tax, Taxation

0

No End Run By now, you probably know all about the so-called SALT (state and local tax) deduction limitations imposed by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  If your property, local and state taxes exceed $10,000 (couples) or $5,000 (singles), well, too bad.  That’s all you can deduct on your federal tax returns. Some of […]

Charitable Contribution Rules: 10 Years in the Making Ten years ago, the Internal Revenue Service proposed regulations that would define how to value (and prove the actual value) of non-cash donations to charity.  The regs involved things like artwork, jewelry and other possessions whose value is often in the eye of the beholder. Now, a […]

Goodbye Marriage Penalty—Almost One of the unexpected gifts from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was the virtual elimination of the so-called “marriage penalty.” But at the same time, the new tax regime imposes a new “stealth” marriage penalty which will show up for taxpayers in higher-tax states. The marriage penalty is roughly […]

New Tax Considerations for Divorcing Couples People who are contemplating divorce could be surprised by some provisions of the new tax law—and should be including it in their separation plans.  The new laws affect the taxation of alimony payments, and also the valuation of certain assets that are usually part of a divorce agreement. In […]

Jun 18, 2018

Bob Veres

Tax, Taxation

0

States vs. SALT Each year, thousands of professionals use their creativity and ingenuity to try to figure out the best ways to lower your federal taxes.  You know you’re living in interesting times when state lawmakers join that crowd. The reason they’re working so hard is something popularly known as the SALT provisions of the […]

Jun 18, 2018

Bob Veres

Money, Tax, Taxation

0

Reclaiming Charitable Deductions You may remember that when the new tax law was debated, there was a lot of chatter around the possibility that Congress would totally eliminate the deduction for charitable contributions.  That Republican-backed proposal never made it into the final Tax Cuts + Jobs Act, but in other ways the tax changes may […]

Jun 18, 2018

Bob Veres

Money, Tax, Taxation

0

Tax Simplification That Really Is One of the the biggest misnomers coming out of Washington is the idea of “tax simplification,” where Congress purportedly makes it easier for all of us to fill out our tax returns by adding several thousand pages of new rules, rates and lists of things we can and cannot deduct […]

May 02, 2018

Bob Veres

Money, Tax, Taxation

0

The Long Reach of the IRS You probably don’t spend a lot of time feeling sorry for a U.S. citizen named Meghan Markle, who is about to tie the proverbial knot with Prince Harry of England. But an article in the Wall Street Journal notes that Ms. Markle, and other American citizens who marry foreigners, […]

Dec 19, 2017

Bob Veres

News, Tax, Taxation

0

What the Tax Bill Means to You The new tax law hasn’t been formally ratified by the U.S. House and Senate, but all indications are that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will be sent to the President’s desk in the next few days. As you probably know, the House and Senate versions […]

0
6
image
https://rebelfinancial.com/wp-content/themes/imperio/
https://rebelfinancial.com/
#7a4499
style1
scrollauto
Loading posts...
/home/rebelf5/public_html/
#
on
none
loading
#
Sort Gallery
on
no
off
Enter your email
off
on