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The new policy goes into effect in 2019. Older divorces can be modified to follow the new rules—if both parties agree.
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Still want to tap your home equity and deduct the interest? Options remain.
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Those paying the kiddie tax are in for higher rates that kick in at lower levels — but capital gains are still favored.
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Lower inflation adjustments mean smaller annual increases in tax brackets, standard deductions and other breaks.
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The new rules will be the subject of hot political debate in eight years (or sooner).
Though the exemption remains the same, the rates are quite different.
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The rise in the standard deduction means far fewer people will be deducting mortgage interest.
Forget about deducting management fees and tax-prep costs. But margin interest you still get.
A major change could be coming to Roth IRA conversion rules, and the end of the year could be your deadline to capitalize.
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But you don’t have to wait for Congress to act to open a tax-advantaged plan to save for an unborn child or grandchild’s college education.
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Some of these year-end moves will be even more compelling if lower rates arrive in 2018.
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The federal government wants to take a bite of that big Powerball payout. Your state might, too.
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Don’t panic, but arm yourself with knowledge. We provide links to the manuals IRS agents use to know what to look for when auditing various kinds of businesses.
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Everybody knows President Trump says his tax returns are being audited. What are the chances you’ll go down that same road?
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You may be able to write off the costs of your special diet if you have celiac disease.
As you rush to meet the filing deadline, don't overlook money-saving tax breaks — particularly if there's no need to hurry.
The nanny tax isn't just for Mary Poppins. It covers any household employee including housekeepers, gardeners and caregivers.
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