Tag: PATH Act


Will Congress revive expired tax breaks?

Most of the talk about possible tax legislation this year has focused on either wide-sweeping tax reform or taxes that are part of the Affordable Care Act. But there are a few other potential tax developments for individuals to keep … Read More »


Three midyear tax planning strategies for business

Tax reform has been a major topic of discussion in Washington, but it’s still unclear exactly what such legislation will include and whether it will be signed into law this year. However, the last major tax legislation that was signed … Read More »


10 Midyear Tax Planning Moves Inspired by the PATH Act

Numerous tax breaks have been retroactively expanded for 2015 and beyond — or, in some cases, been made permanent — under the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015. Now that the dust from the new law has … Read More »

August 17th

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There’s still time for homeowners to save with green tax credits

The income tax credit for certain energy-efficient home improvements and equipment purchases was extended through 2016 by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act). So, you still have time to save both energy and taxes … Read More »

July 12th

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The New-and-Improved Research Credit Is Now Permanent

The research credit is back—this time for good—and it’s better than ever for some small companies. Under the PATH Act, the research credit is restored retroactive to January 1, 2015, and has finally been made permanent. The new law also … Read More »

March 10th

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The New PATH Act Contains Four Payroll Tax Changes

Here are four changes in the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act) that are of interest to employers.

There’s now parity between employer-provided mass transit and parking benefits. The new law permanently extends the maximum monthly exclusion … Read More »

February 16th

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Congress Passes the Extenders Package

This past holiday season, taxpayers received a “gift” from Washington, D.C. —the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 or, simply, the PATH Act. This bipartisan deal made about one-third of these tax provisions permanent. Many others have been … Read More »

February 4th

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Why investing in small-business stock may make more tax sense than ever

By purchasing stock in certain small businesses, you can not only diversify your portfolio but also enjoy preferential tax treatment. And under a provision of the tax extenders act signed into law this past December (the PATH Act), such stock … Read More »

January 20th

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2 extended credits can save businesses taxes on their 2015 returns

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act) extended a wide variety of tax breaks, in some cases making them permanent. Extended breaks include many tax credits — which are particularly valuable because they reduce taxes dollar-for-dollar (compared to … Read More »

January 5th

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News on Social Security Benefits: Read All About It

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced some important news. Rumors about a benefits freeze had surfaced in the summer. Finally, on October 15, the SSA formally announced that the consumer price index it uses to gauge inflation wasn’t high … Read More »

January 4th

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