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Spire Group Tax Committee

About Spire Group Tax Committee

The Tax Committee is comprised of a group of tax professionals that oversee tax procedures, guidelines and best practices at Spire Group, PC. They are continuously reviewing new tax laws, legislation, and tax planning strategies.
28 Aug

Tax Reform’s Changes to the Kiddie Tax

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) completely overhauled so many areas of our corporate and individual tax code that some of the smaller regulatory tweaks have been overlooked in their wake. The “kiddie tax” is one of those changes that slipped under the radar. As tax planning season approaches, it’s important to review even […]

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21 Aug

Tax Reform’s Changes to the Child Tax Credit

Tax Reform’s Changes to the Child Tax Credit | Spire Group, PC The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is being touted as pro-taxpayer legislation, and it’s easy to see why – the tax rates have been lowered, the AMT exemption has grown, and the standard deduction has almost doubled. However, the recent tax reform also […]

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16 Jul

If You Owe Back Taxes, Take Note: New Jersey Just Passed a New Tax Amnesty Bill

New Jersey’s New Tax Amnesty Bill On July 1st, the State of New Jersey passed a bill that establishes a 90-day tax amnesty period for its taxpayers. This bill was introduced in March, but it went through two re-writes before the Governor approved it. As enacted, this bill will provide penalty and interest relief for […]

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27 Jun

Are My Home Equity Loans Still Deductible?

Even though the tax reform package was passed six months ago, we are still figuring out exactly what these changes will look like on our tax returns. One of these changes is now a bit easier to understand thanks to the IRS. You heard that right – the IRS recently released helpful information on the […]

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15 May

Tax Implications of Investing in a Small Business

Investing in a small business can be a great opportunity. It can provide you with the chance to earn extra income, to diversify your investment portfolio, and it can be rewarding to help bring another person’s idea to fruition. But of course, with these rewards also come risks, so it is important to fully understand […]

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26 Apr

New Year, New Tax Brackets

How Tax Brackets Have Changed The tax plan that was passed late last year has been all over the news lately, which should come as no surprise; it represents the biggest change to U.S. tax code in almost 30 years. While tax brackets have shifted slightly over the years and are updated regularly for inflation, […]

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13 Apr

How the Recent Tax Reform May Impact Your Charitable Giving Strategy

Charitable Giving Strategy The first time Congress allowed a tax deduction for charitable giving was in 1917, only a few months after the U.S. entered WWI. This deduction was created as a way to bolster charities and their war efforts, and it has been available to taxpayers ever since. Today, taxpayers can take a charitable […]

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