Tax Planning. Legal news and articles for May 15 - 22, 2017

Little Tax Plan Promises Big Benefits For Wealthy ClientsU.K. Conservative Party Tight-Lipped on Tax Adviser CrackdownTax planning helps in creating wealthMake tax planning a part of your retirement strategyTrump tax plan must be given chance to succeedConsider Smart Tax Moves Now That Work With Possible ReformTax Planning For Your High-Net-Worth ClientsKochs boost Trump tax planMaxine Peake has company registered with tax planning firmLabor's cap targets tax planning by top 1pcTrump Tax Plan, if It Emerges Intact, Would Dull Munis' AllureChanging state residency: Tax planning headaches and opportunitiesRetail CEOs Renew Border-Tax Fight at Meeting With MnuchinLack of tax-reform details make it difficult to planSLATs Provide Flexible Plans for Many Clients

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The need for tax planning
The Border MailApril 23, 2017

The best time to start tax planning is a few months before June 30. This will allow you to see how your business is tracking financially, and if you're going to make a profit, you have time to implement tax-saving strategies. The ATO website has a ...more »

Trump Planning to Hold Tax Plan Theater on Wednesday | Mother ...
Mother JonesApril 25, 2017

Mr. Trump's aides have been working on a detailed tax proposal, but that isn't ready yet. The announcement on Wednesday is expected to focus instead on ...more »

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Little Tax Plan Promises Big Benefits For Wealthy Clients
Financial Advisor Magazine (registration)May 22, 2017

On a single bullet-point page, the Trump administration on April 26 proposed sweeping tax law changes that it claims would be the largest tax cut in U.S. history. Entitled “2017 Tax Reform for Economic Growth and American Jobs,” the sparse document ...more »

U.K. Conservative Party Tight-Lipped on Tax Adviser Crackdown
Bloomberg BNAMay 22, 2017

Tax advisers must not create, encourage or promote tax strategies that achieve results contrary to the intention of U.K. tax laws or seek to exploit loopholes within existing legislation, the U.K.'s seven leading tax and accounting bodies said in a Nov.more »

Tax planning helps in creating wealth
Deccan HeraldMay 21, 2017

Tax planning helps in creating wealth. Mimi Partha Sarathy May 22 2017, 0:39 IST. There are multiple options available for investment ranging from ELSS, PPF to insurance policies to save tax on a monthly basis. × ...more »

Make tax planning a part of your retirement strategy
Observer-ReporterMay 19, 2017

Proactive tax planning depends on your needs for the funds and the type of tax structure the investment is in. There are three types of assets as far as the government is concerned: qualified, nonqualified and Roth. Tax planning is most effective with ...more »

Trump tax plan must be given chance to succeed
Washington TimesMay 19, 2017

The accusations in the media against President Donald Trump are reaching hysterical levels. This has also been labeled “Trump Derangement Syndrome,” and is characterized by a reporter's firm belief (shared by many Democratic politicians and Hillary ...more »

Consider Smart Tax Moves Now That Work With Possible Reform
ForbesMay 19, 2017

They are anxious to make smart moves for 2017 tax planning based on current law and are uncertain if tax reform changes will enhance or undermine their maneuvers. Good news: I don't expect Congress to repeal trader tax benefits. Repeal should affect ...more »

Tax Planning For Your High-Net-Worth Clients
Financial Advisor Magazine (registration)May 18, 2017

The past year has been one of complex challenges and unprecedented change. While many factors impact investors, research consistently shows that investors, particularly the high-net-worth are keenly aware of the negative effect taxes can have on their ...more »

Kochs boost Trump tax plan
PoliticoMay 18, 2017

In a potential boost for President Donald Trump's largely stagnant tax reform effort, the Koch brothers' advocacy operation is planning to spend millions of dollars advocating for changes to the tax code that mirror the ones proposed by the White House.more »

Maxine Peake has company registered with tax planning firm
Daily MailMay 17, 2017

An actress and leading Corbynista who has railed against the 'super rich' has a company registered with a tax planning accountant. Maxine Peake, who starred on the BBC drama about Rochdale Three Girls, is the sole director of Flat Cap Limited which ...more »

Labor's cap targets tax planning by top 1pc
The Australian Financial ReviewMay 17, 2017

Self-managed superannuation funds, trusts and partnerships will be subject to Labor's proposed $3000 limit on deductions for the cost of managing tax affairs. Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen reaffirmed on Wednesday that a future Labor government would ...more »

Trump Tax Plan, if It Emerges Intact, Would Dull Munis' Allure
Wall Street Journal (subscription)May 17, 2017

President Donald Trump's plan to cut taxes—if it's approved along the lines of its current form—stands to weigh on prices in the $3.8 trillion municipal-bond market. Cutting personal and corporate income-tax rates, as Mr. Trump has proposed, will ...more »

Changing state residency: Tax planning headaches and opportunities
InvestmentNewsMay 16, 2017

When it comes to tax planning, the federal income tax receives the lion's share of the attention, and rightly so. But what about state income taxes? State tax rates vary wildly around the country, with California leading the charge with a top marginal ...more »

Retail CEOs Renew Border-Tax Fight at Meeting With Mnuchin
National Real Estate InvestorMay 16, 2017

(Bloomberg) — After months of uncertainty about a border-adjusted tax, retail CEOs are renewing efforts to quash the idea. Executives are planning to host a meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday to reinforce their opposition to the ...more »

Lack of tax-reform details make it difficult to plan
USA TODAYMay 16, 2017

But details and momentum so far have been lacking, which makes it hard for taxpayers to plan ahead. The White House released a one-page tax-reform outline in late April that provided less information than Trump discussed during the presidential campaign.more »

SLATs Provide Flexible Plans for Many Clients
WealthManagement.comMay 15, 2017

Under current law, if the trust holds appreciated assets, the settlor could swap those assets out of the trust and into his name before death by transferring assets to the trust (that is, cash) having an equivalent value. ... eventual death benefit won ...more »

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