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Interest on Home Equity Loans Often Still Deductible Under New Law
The Internal Revenue Service today advised taxpayers that in many cases they can continue to deduct interest paid on home equity loans. Responding to many questions received from taxpayers and tax professionals, the IRS said that despite...
Bipartisan Budget Act contains several tax provisions
Early Friday morning, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, H.R.1892, passed the Senate by a vote of 71–28 and the House of Representatives, 240–186. President Donald Trump signed the bill later in the day.
IRS proposes to remove 298 regulations
The IRS proposed to remove 298 regulations that it says have no current or future application to the Internal Revenue Code and therefore no longer provide useful guidance. REG-132197-17, proposing to remove these rules, was issued Tuesday in...
CT, NY and NJ to Sue Feds Over GOP's Tax Overhaul Plan
Connecticut, New Jersey and New York are planning to sue the federal government over the Republican-led federal tax overhaul. Democratic governors Andrew Cuomo, of New York, Dannel Malloy, of Connecticut and Phil Murphy, of New Jersey,...
Three things more important than tax reform in 2018
Your phone’s already ringing. Clients want to know how the new tax law will impact them. This is understandable, but don’t worry if you aren’t ready to answer their questions just yet It’s a big law and the IRS has yet to provide even the most...
Governors Malloy, Murphy, and Cuomo Launch Coalition to Sue the Federal Government Over Federal Tax Bill
Elimination of Full State and Local Deductibility Unfairly Targets Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York
FASB Q&As discuss financial reporting implications of tax law
FASB addressed financial reporting issues related to P.L. 115-97, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, in four staff Q&As posted to its website Monday.
Federal government shuts down, CT to feel aftershock
Connecticut residents will still get their mail and Social Security checks, but the shutdown of the federal government will reverberate through state agencies – especially those that are most reliant on federal grants and federal workers — and...
Pressing question for CT: A state tax break for private school tuition?
The federal tax overhaul may have triggered an automatic state tax break that would allow parents to avoid paying state taxes on some of the money they put aside to send their children to private K-12 schools.
CTCPA Members Ed Kindelan and Patrick Duffany Represent CTCPA at Tax Reform Town Hall Meeting
CTCPA members Ed Kindelan and Patrick Duffany of CohnReznizk represented the CTCPA at a town hall meeting on the new federal tax law hosted by Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-5th) at the Farmington Library on Saturday, January 13. The panel discussion...