Article Highlights:  What is Basis?  Cost Basis  Gift Basis  Inherited Basis  Events That Adjust Basis  First-in, First Out  In taxes, there is a saying: “Those who keep records win.” If you are an investor, you may have a variety of […]
Article Highlights:  Home Equity Loan  Home Equity Interest Deduction  Alternative Minimum Tax  Above-the-Line Interest Deduction  Qualified Expenses If you are considering borrowing funds to finance your college education or that of your spouse or children, it is important that you […]
Article Highlights:  Computation Method  Regular Method  Simplified Method  Qualified Research  The Credit  General Business Credit  AMT  Payroll Tax Election  For businesses, the tax code provides a tax credit of up to 20% of qualified expenditures to encourage businesses to develop, […]
Article Highlights:  Marriage  Buying a Home  Having or Adopting Children  Getting Divorced  Death of Spouse  Throughout your life there will be certain significant occasions that will impact not only your day-to-day living but also your taxes. Here are a few […]
Article Highlights:  Tax Loss for a Security Sold or That Is Worthless  Proving Worthlessness  Selling a Worthless Stock by Year-end  Brokers May Accommodate Clients  Capital Loss Deduction  If you are like most investors, you occasionally will pick a loser that […]
Article Highlights:  Tax Cuts and Jobs Act  Reinvested Gains  Enhanced Basis  Qualified Opportunity Funds  Partnerships  Qualified Opportunity Zones  Those who have a large capital gain from the sale of a stock, asset, or business and who would like to defer […]
Article Summary:  Foreign-Account Reporting Requirement  Financial Crimes Enforcement Network  Penalties for Failure to File  Types of Accounts Affected  Form 8938 Filing Requirements  All United States entities (including citizens and resident aliens as well as corporations, partnerships, and trusts) with financial […]
Article Summary:  Foreign-Account Reporting Requirement  Financial Crimes Enforcement Network  Penalties for Failure to File  Types of Accounts Affected  Form 8938 Filing Requirements  All United States entities (including citizens and resident aliens as well as corporations, partnerships, and trusts) with financial […]
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