A previous Tax Talks post discussed how individuals can pass away with over $11.4 million worth of assets federally. The post also covered the benefits of passing assets through the estate process. This led some astute observers to ask about deathbed transfers, which is the topic of this post.
The IRS has provided guidance for taxpayers who wish to either make or revoke an election for bonus depreciation. This relief applies for property acquired after September 27, 2017, and placed in service for the tax year that includes September 28, 2017. The relief also applies to specified plants that are planted or grafted.
One of the most talked about reforms enacted in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was the limitation on the ability for taxpayers to deduct state and local taxes in excess of $10,000. Dario Arezzo, Senior Tax Consultant, gives readers insight into how to interpret these regulations.