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Upcoming Webinars to Clarify New Tax Law

Filed in Tax Reform Toolkit by on October 17, 2018 0 Comments
Upcoming Webinars to Clarify New Tax Law

Still confused about the new tax law? Then take advantage of two upcoming opportunities to hear directly from the IRS about the changes made to the business tax code.

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What You Need to Know About the 20% Pass-Through Deduction

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What You Need to Know About the 20% Pass-Through Deduction

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law late last year created a new section of the tax code that provides a 20% deduction for “qualified business income” generated by pass-through entities such as LLCs, partnerships and S-corporations. The IRS published proposed regulations to provide clarity to the law and NAHB breaks down what it means.

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Tax Reform and Net Operating Losses

Filed in Economics, Tax Reform Toolkit by on June 1, 2018 0 Comments
Tax Reform and Net Operating Losses

For businesses, the deduction for net operating losses is now limited to 80% of taxable income (which is determined without regard to the new 20% pass-thru deduction). In other words, business owners may no longer use NOLs to reduce tax liability to zero.

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Treasury, IRS to Release Regulations on SALT Workarounds

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on May 23, 2018 0 Comments
Treasury, IRS to Release Regulations on SALT Workarounds

The Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have released Notice 2018-54, which announces their intention to propose regulations addressing state legislative proposals that create a workaround for the newly imposed limits to the state and local tax deduction. In plain language, the IRS is warning taxpayers that just because the state law permits them, it does not make the workaround deductible under federal tax law.

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‘Qualified Business Income’ and You

Filed in Economics, Tax Reform Toolkit by on March 12, 2018 0 Comments
‘Qualified Business Income’ and You

One of the truly new aspects of the tax code signed into law by President Trump is the 20% deduction available to “pass-through” businesses (i.e. LLPs, LLCs, and S-corps). It was a centerpiece of the tax bill, and one which most small business owners have heard about. Nevertheless, it warrants a lot of explanation because it is a lot more complex than it sounds.

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March 5 Webinar Helps Members Understand Impact of Tax Reform on Their Bottom Lines

Filed in Business Management, Membership by on February 14, 2018 0 Comments
March 5 Webinar Helps Members Understand Impact of Tax Reform on Their Bottom Lines

NAHB is hosting a members-only webinar on March 5 to help you understand how recent changes in the tax code could impact your business.

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NAHB Advocacy: Money in Your Pocket

NAHB Advocacy: Money in Your Pocket

NAHB economists have put a dollar value on selected member benefits and advocacy victories achieved in 2017. Add it up, and you get an average of $7,500 per housing start for a typical home builder.

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Tax Reform and HELOCs: What Now?

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Economics, Remodelers by on January 29, 2018 3 Comments
Tax Reform and HELOCs: What Now?

As the dust settles on last month’s tax reform debate, remodelers and their clients may see conflicting information about home equity credit lines (HELOCs) and second mortgages – traditionally, important funding sources for major home renovation work. Here’s a little clarity.

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Trump Signs Tax Bill into Law

Filed in Capitol Hill by on December 22, 2017 2 Comments

President Trump today signed into law landmark tax reform legislation. “Providing tax relief for hard-working families and creating a more favorable tax climate for small business will make the economy more vibrant and competitive,” said NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald. “In turn, this will boost the housing sector, which represents roughly one-sixth of the U.S. economy. Housing not only equals jobs, but jobs mean more demand for housing.”

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Congress Approves Tax Reform Legislation, Bill Now Awaits President’s Signature

Filed in Capitol Hill by on December 20, 2017 0 Comments
Congress Approves Tax Reform Legislation, Bill Now Awaits President’s Signature

The Senate shortly before 1 a.m. this morning approved landmark tax reform legislation, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The House passed the bill yesterday but had to revote today because technical changes were made to the Senate bill. The House approved the amended bill several hours later, and President Trump is expected to sign the measure into law in the near future.

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