Individual Tax Articles
Posted by Robert Ingrasci on July 02, 2019
The IRS has privately ruled that a surviving spouse can roll over her deceased spouse's IRA — payable to a trust of which she is sole trustee and beneficiary — into her own IRA. Generally, where an IRA beneficiary is a trust, a surviving spouse is barred from treating a decedent's IRA as her own account.
Posted by Cory Van Deusen V on June 14, 2019
On April 17, 2019, the IRS and Treasury issued its much anticipated second set of proposed regulations under Internal Revenue Code, Section 1400Z-2, Special rules for capital gains invested in opportunity zones.
Posted by Mark Stack on May 13, 2019
Understanding and adhering to the multitude of personal property tax compliance obligations throughout the thousands of jurisdictions that assess personal property taxes can be administratively burdensome. A company’s personal property tax liabilities can be impacted if a company is not equipped to navigate the differing rules and opportunities in the jurisdictions in which its personal property is located. The following summarizes the most often overlooked items that result in overpayments of personal property taxes by any organization.
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on May 09, 2019
Tax reform legislation doubled the federal estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax exemption to $11.18MM (as indexed for inflation) per person. This created a seven-year window for increased wealth transfer planning.
Posted by Cory Van Deusen V on January 10, 2019
The government shutdown is nearing its third week, just as the 2018 tax filing season is beginning to gear up. How will it affect your tax filing preparations?
Posted by Dale Demyanick, Mark Janulewicz, Brian Kern, Michē Needham, David Schlein, Cory Van Deusen V on January 03, 2019
Like an annual physical examination is important for maintaining good health, an annual financial examination that includes year-end tax planning can enhance your financial well-being.
Posted by Robert Ingrasci on December 17, 2018
Estate planning is an important part of your overall wealth management strategy, especially if you're unmarried. Fortunately, under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), estate tax issues are less of a concern.