The federal estate tax rate is 40%. The Federal estate tax exemption is $11,180,000 for 2018. The exemption for 2017 was $5,490,000.
The NYS estate tax exemption is $5,250,000 for deaths from 4/1/17 to 12/31/18. The NYS estate exemption for deaths in 2017 prior to 4/1/17 is $4,187,500.
For convenience purposes, we have listed below the current amounts of the Section 179 and bonus depreciation limits. As with all tax regulations, there are stipulations and exceptions. Please call us with any planning we can assist you with.(view article)
We were notified by the Peer Review Committee Reporting
Acceptance Body that our most recent triennial peer review report with a pass rating was
accepted. A "pass" rating is the highest form of rating a CPA firm can receive.(view article)
On November 27, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) released the final rule that further extends the Transition Period and delays the applicability date of several of the prohibited transaction exemptions (PTEs) associated with the DOL’s revamped Fiduciary Rule. Today’s release extends the Transition Period another 18 months, which moves the applicable date for certain provisions discussed below from January 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019.(view article)
Fiduciary Rule Delayed
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