New tax bill changes rules for net operating losses

New tax bill changes rules for net operating losses

When a company’s deductible expenses exceed its income, generally a net operating loss (NOL) occurs. If when filing your 2017 income tax return you found that your business had an NOL, there is an upside: tax benefits. But beware — the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)...
Home-related tax deductions may be less valuable in 2018

Home-related tax deductions may be less valuable in 2018

Home ownership is a key element of the American dream for many, and the U.S. tax code includes many tax deductions that help support this dream. If you own a home, you may be eligible for several valuable breaks when you file your 2017 return. But under the Tax Cuts...
TCJA temporarily lowers medical expense deduction threshold

TCJA temporarily lowers medical expense deduction threshold

With rising health care costs, claiming whatever tax breaks related to health care that you can is more important than ever. But there’s a threshold for deducting medical expenses that may be hard to meet. Fortunately, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has temporarily...