Tag Archives: deductions

FINAL REGS ISSUED ON CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION RELATED TO SALT BENEFITS

On August 7, 2020, the IRS released final regulations (T.D. 9907) regarding the interaction of the $10,000/$5,000 cap on state and local tax (SALT) deduction and charitable contributions. Your SALT deduction includes real estate taxes, state income taxes (unemployment, disability, family leave, personal property taxes) and local taxes. For tax years after 2017, an individuals Read More…

LOSSES THAT OFFER TAX SAVINGS

If you’re interested in minimizing your tax obligations and maximizing your savings, consider these helpful tips, and contact us to review your tax strategy. Losses that Offer Tax Savings Capital loss, casualty loss, net operating loss — a loss by any name causes a financial setback. It’s something no one likes to think about, much Read More…

CASUALTY & THEFT LOSSES

When an individual or a business incurs either a casualty or theft loss, questions often arise as to the deductibility of the loss, on their tax return.  A casualty loss occurs when property is damaged, destroyed, or lost from any unexpected or sudden event, such as a fire or hurriane.  A casualty loss does not Read More…

IRS PARTNERSHIP AUDITS

When a partnership or an LLC filing as a partnership, files their Federal tax return, there is never any tax due at the entity level.  Instead, all income, deductions, and credits flow proportionally to the partners on their respective Schedule K-1’s.  As a result, if the IRS decided to audit a partnership tax return, taxes Read More…