2012 Tax Act -
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the “Act”) was signed into law on January 1, 2013 to avert the tax law changes that were one part of the “fiscal cliff” facing our country’s economy (the other...more
As of this writing, it’s difficult to speculate as to what U.S. income tax rates will be in the year 2013. This has become especially apparent due to the effect of the so-called “fiscal cliff” and the results of the November...more
President Obama became only the second Democratic president to win reelection since Franklin Roosevelt (Bill Clinton being the other), winning both the popular and Electoral College votes. Along with...more
The 2012 presidential and congressional elections are finally over, probably much to the relief of an exhausted electorate and the chattering class of political pundits and pollsters who predicted a much closer race. Six...more
Ready, set, go! Following the Presidential election last night, the race is on for year-end tax planning and bracing for the fall off the fiscal cliff.
While no one can tell exactly what the tax outcome will be after...more
Originally published in Tax Management Estates, Gifts, and Trusts Journal, x, 11/08/2012.
The current tax environment suffers from a lot of economic and political uncertainty. The general consensus...more
It is not too early to start planning income tax steps to take before year-end. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act introduced two new taxes that will go into effect January 1, 2013. These are a 3.8 percent...more
This outline is not intended to be a comprehensive outline, but is intended to be a helpful resource summarizing the federal income tax and cited financial planning opportunities available before December 31, 2012 for...more
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