As I’m sure you’re aware, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) was enacted at the end of last year. It’s the largest tax overhaul since the 1986 Tax Reform Act and will affect almost every business in the United States. In light of all the changes that took effect this year, it’s time for year-end business tax planning.
Leading up to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, there was considerable discussion about repealing the estate and gift tax. That didn’t happen! But Congress did double the value of an estate that is excluded from being taxed,
This is part 2 of a 2-part series on the proposed Tax Cuts & Jobs Act and generally covers the provisions applying to small businesses and self-employed taxpayers.
This is Part 1 of 2 in a series on the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This part covers the provisions that apply to individual taxpayers. Part 2 covers the small-business provisions.