COVID-19 Pandemic May Create Tax Benefit Opportunities For You And Your Family

The COVID-19 Pandemic May Create Tax Benefit Opportunities For You And Your Family members. For example, you could hire your under-age-18 children, pay them, say, $10,000 each, and they could pay zero federal income taxes. And you or your corporation, the employer, would deduct the $10,000 you paid to each of the children. The child …

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How to Get the IRS to Owe You Money

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] How to Get the IRS to Owe You Money [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”2001″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]How can you get the IRS to owe you money? Of course, the IRS is not likely to cut you a check for this money (although in the right circumstances, that will happen), but you’ll realize the cash when you pay less …

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2019 luxury auto depreciation dollar limits and lease income add-backs released

Annual depreciation and expensing deductions for so-called luxury autos are limited to specific dollar amounts. The dollar limits amounts are inflation-adjusted each year. The IRS has announced that for autos (which includes trucks or vans) acquired and first placed in service during 2019, the dollar limit for the first year an auto is in service …

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Cents-per-mile & fleet average Fair Market Value maximums for 2019

IRS has announced that the 2019 inflation-adjusted maximum fair market values (FMVs) for employer-provided vehicles, the personal use of which can be valued for fringe benefit purposes at the mileage allowance rate (58¢ per mile for 2019). For 2019, the FMV can’t exceed $50,400 (was $50,000 for 2018). In addition, the 2019 maximum fleet-average vehicle …

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No SALT Workarounds

Final regulations shoot down states’ SALT limitation workaround. For 2018 through 2025, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) limits an individual taxpayer’s annual SALT (state and local tax) deductions to a maximum of $10,000, with no carryover for taxes paid in excess of that amount. (The SALT deduction limit doesn’t apply to property taxes …

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