The New SALT Deduction Limits Will Affect Home Sales

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 sharply raised the standard deduction and placed limits on itemized deductions. In particular, no more than $10,000 can be deducted in state and local tax (SALT) payments on a single or joint tax return. As a result, most...

More Give in the Gift Tax

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 increased the federal estate tax exemption to $11.18 million for 2018. That’s per person, so the combined exemption for a married couple can be as much as $22,360,000 worth of assets this year. The same ceilings apply to the federal...

Supreme Court Issues Major Online Sales Tax Ruling

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a 1992 Supreme Court ruling (Quill v North Dakota) which held that businesses were not required to collect sales taxes unless they have a substantial connection to the state such as a physical presence in that state. This...