Tax Reform Center

How does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect you?

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Significant Tax Law Changes for Individuals in 2019

As the result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), many changes to the tax law went into effect in 2018 and either apply through 2025 or are now permanent. However, there are two major changes enacted by the TCJA which take effect beginning in 2019. Here’s a closer look. 1. Medical Expense Deduction […]

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IRS Waives Penalty for Some Who Underpaid Their Taxes in 2018

If you didn’t adjust your withholdings or estimated tax payments in 2018 and now owe tax, you could qualify for penalty relief. On January 16, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service announced that it is generally waiving the estimated tax penalty for taxpayers who have paid at least 85% of their total tax liability during the […]

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State and Local Resource Center

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Kentucky Sales Tax Hits Nonprofit Organizations

Recently, Kentucky House Bill 487 passed, which contained significant changes to Kentucky tax laws. For purposes of this communication, we would like to highlight one major change regarding Kentucky Sales Tax and its effect on nonprofit organizations. This new bill requires that, as of July 1, 2018, organizations charge and collect 6% sales tax on service […]

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Supreme Court Opens Door To Taxation Of Online Sales And Sales By Out-of-state Companies

The U.S. Supreme Court has given state and local governments the green light to impose sales taxes on out-of-state sellers, including ones that deal in online sales. The 5-4 decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. was met by cheers from brick-and-mortar retailers, who have long believed that the high court’s previous rulings on the […]

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