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We are keeping an ear to the ground so that when updates and regulations occur surrounding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, you will know first. Check back here and follow us on social media to receive breaking news as it occurs.

Have questions about how the legislation affects your personal and business tax planning for 2018? Contact your local Blue & Co. tax advisor.

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Charitable gifts may or may not save you taxes this year

Charitable Gifts May or May Not Save You Taxes This Year

In past years, it has been the norm to make charitable donations to not-for-profit organizations at the end of the year as a tax savings strategy and in the spirit of the holidays. While most donations are not typically dependent on tax savings, individuals should know that the new tax law has changed the potential […]

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Guidance issued on business interest expense

Guidance Issued on Business Interest Expense

A major issue for large businesses is the business interest expense limitation, which was included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The IRS has issued proposed regulations that taxpayers can rely on until final regulations are released. These regulations provide a broader definition of interest as well as many other notable provisions. The […]

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Bunching Charitable Contributions

Tax Strategy: Bunching Charitable Contributions

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed late last year, bringing about some of the most comprehensive changes in tax law in decades. The most discussed and impactful changes for most individuals include the lowering of tax rates, increased standard deduction and suspension of personal exemptions, a higher phase-out threshold for the child tax […]

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Key Highlights from the TCJA for Healthcare Tax-Exempt Organizations

Key Highlights from the TCJA for Healthcare Tax-Exempt Organizations

The passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in December 2017 brought about some of the largest changes for exempt organizations since the reformatting of the Form 990 tax return in 2008. This is shown by some organizations now having unrelated business income tax liability that never did in the past. The list […]

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Estate & Trust 199A/TCJA Update

Estate & Trust 199A/TCJA Update

A lot of time has been spent examining the implications of tax reform as it relates individuals and businesses. Yet, estates and trusts were also significantly impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and deserve some much-needed attention. As with other taxable entities, there are many opportunities for planning and tax savings available […]

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Buying Qualifying Business Assets Before Year-End Could Reduce Your Tax Liability

Buying Qualifying Business Assets Before Year-End Could Reduce Your Tax Liability

There is still time to reduce your 2018 tax liability by purchasing qualifying business assets, but you need to act soon! The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has enhanced two depreciation-related breaks that are popular year-end tax planning tools for businesses. To take advantage of these tax-saving measures, you must purchase qualifying assets and […]

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