The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota vs. Wayfair has opened the door for states to collect sales tax from online retailers who conduct business—but don’t have a physical presence within the state. The court overturned the case of Quill Corp. v. North Dakota. It established the physical presence rule in 1992. This […]

If you’re worried about the estate tax, the recent or final tax bill reduces the estate tax. The estate tax exemption has been doubled, helping thousands of American families to avoid this tax. Here’s a look at what’s changing and what’s staying the same. The New Estate Tax Exemption Under the old rules, individual taxpayers […]

The IRS yesterday released the 2017 IRS Databook. It provides an overview of the IRS’s activities over the past fiscal year. In other words, it includes activities from October 1st, 2016 to September 30th, 2017. IRS enforcement actions, which include tax levies, liens, and seizures fell in comparison to the previous year. IRS examinations dropped […]

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (aka Trump Tax Plan) will be a game changer for corporations; the elimination of the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) and consolidation of tax rates down to 21 percent – are all permanent. But, what does it mean for individual taxpayers? Instead of sweeping reform, the new tax laws are […]

Tax reform is coming, and it could happen very soon now that GOP lawmakers in both the House and Senate have agreed upon a reform plan. Depending on whom you believe, the changes will help all taxpayers, or they will just make the rich, richer and give even more tax breaks to large corporations. But no […]

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