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    Month: May 2018

    Alimony and the New Tax Law

    The new tax law that was enacted on December 22, 2017 changes the rules for alimony.  The deduction for alimony paid and the inclusion in gross income of alimony received is eliminated for new divorce or separation agreements executed after December 31, 2018 and for some agreements that are modified after that date. All agreements executed on or before that date will continue to follow the ol...

    Estimated Tax Considerations

    The new 2018 withholding tables that were issued by the IRS earlier this year often result in a substantial reduction in federal withholding.  Planning for this is a vital issue. In advance of the due date for second quarter estimated tax payments, practitioners should consider warning clients about the potential need to adjust their withholding.  In addition, clients that are making estimat...