Archive for January 2019

2019 Tax Changes: What You Need to Know

2019 Tax Changes: What You Need to Know

Historically, approximately 70% of St. Louisans individual tax returns used the standard deduction, while the other 30% found it more beneficial to itemize. For 2018 and beyond, experts have projected that roughly 95% of individual tax returns now will utilize the standard deduction. What does this mean for St. Louis County, Missouri taxpayers? Are you…

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Divorce Monday and The New Tax Law 2019

Divorce and the new tax law 2019

Today is known as Divorce Monday, according to a recent survey by the law firm Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, which found that divorce filings jump by nearly one-third following the holidays. Alimony paid will no longer be tax-deductible and alimony received will no longer be taxable income. For decades, alimony — typically paid by men —…

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