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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Final Legislation

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act cutting corporate tax rates from 35% to 21% and dropping the top individual rate from 39.6% to 37%. This is the first tax overhaul in more than 30 years, which went into effect January 1, 2018. The overhaul cuts income tax rates, […]


Year-end Tax Tips for 2017

2017 is coming to a close with sweeping new tax legislation on the horizon. While the changes don’t take effect until 2018 (with one minor exception), we want to give you some tax tips you might want to consider before year-end to preserve the best possible tax results. As you explore these ideas, mostly you […]


Proposed Tax Reform Legislation: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

By now most of you know that the proposed tax reform legislation is underway. On November 16 2017, the House of Representatives passed its version – HR 1: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Also on November 16, the Senate Finance Committee approved its amendments. Next week we should see the full Senate’s vote. Once […]


Tax Planning Tips for 2017 Year-End

Tax time seems far away, but as the end of 2017 approaches, and uncertainty grows about the proposed changes to our tax code, now is a good time to start thinking about some year-end tax moves that are available.  Several of these deductions are at risk of being eliminated or reduced under the proposed tax […]


Expat Tax: Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about Expat Tax: I am a U.S. citizen living and working outside of the United States for many years. Do I still need to file a U.S. tax return? Yes, if you are a U.S. citizen or a resident alien living outside the United States, your worldwide income is subject to U.S. […]