Tax News Updates & Info Resources

  • Fixing The TCJA: How Should Congress Treat the Alternative Minimum Tax?
  • Temporary Tax Policy in the U.S.
  • "Let Me Tell You About The Very Rich. They Are Different From You And Me.”
  • To Help Close The Tax Gap The IRS Should Focus On Small Business Compliance, Not EITC Claimants
  • Did the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Pay for Itself in 2018?
  • A Tale Of Two Economies: Comparing Trump’s Economic Forecast With CBO’s
  • Is The US Ready For A Gas Tax Increase?
  • State Revenue Picture in Post-TCJA Era: Joy, Sorrow, and Uncertainty
  • Carolyn Tavenner Has Left the Building: The IRS And Taxpayers Are Worse Off For It
  • House Democrats May Soon Ask For Trump’s Tax Returns But What Should They Request?

  • 2018 NEW TAX LAW UPDATE: Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (“TCJA”)

    Tax Cuts Jobs Act Update – Jan 18, 2018 (by Bryant)
    The Tax Adviser Article for Individuals
    Qualified Business Deduction explained

    Tax Related Links & Resources:

    Internal Revenue Service
    Minnesota Department of Revenue
    The Simple Dollar: A good web site with Tax Calculations, Forms and Info
    Tax Almanac
    Tax Policy Center
    Tax News & Commentary
    Government Accountability Office
    Research Revenue Rulings & Cases
    What Factors Determine Minnesota Residency ? (.pdf
    Minnesota 529 College Savings Plan – Online Setup & Management

    Resource Documents & Files; Financial & Estate Planning:

    Gift Tax & Estate Tax Issues & Planning
    Rule of 72 (pdf)
    Time Value of Money for Retirement (.pdf)
    “Good Interest” & 30-year vs 15-Year Mortgages (.pdf)
    Family Limited Partnerships – An Overview (pdf)
    Deferred Tax – IRC Sec 1031 Exchange (pdf)
    Common Law Marriage Questions – Minnesota (.pdf)

    Marriage Planning: Tax & Economics (pdf)
    The “Stealth Tax” – The Alternative Minimum Tax (.pdf)
    Depreciation Tables & Asset Class Life (pdf)

    1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges – Benefits & Procedures


    Network Investments & Real Estate Services

    Tax vs Cash Consequences on the Sale of Depreciated Investment Property that is Highly Debt Leveraged (Short Sales & Foreclosure).

    Cash vs Tax Consequences (Sale of Duplex & High Debt) (pdf)
    Cash vs Tax Consequences – Worksheets (Cash Shortfalls & Foreclosure) (pdf)