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UPDATES&INSIGHTS: TAX – 2018 Year-End Planning

A lot has changed in the last year. That’s why we created the 2018 Year-End Planning edition of UPDATES&INSIGHTS:TAX to help readers begin 2018 tax planning with clarity.

In this issue, you will learn about the actions individuals and businesses can take in the last month of the year to affect their 2018 taxes. Articles in this publication include, but are not limited to, changes resulting from the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

In This Issue:

2018 Tax Facts At-A-Glance

Compiled by Meagan Barkley, HoganTaylor Tax Manager, Lauren Crawford, HoganTaylor Tax Staff, and Monika Turek, HoganTaylor Tax Staff

This article contains an “at-a-glance” compilation of federal and state tax information for Oklahoma and Arkansas. The compilation is full of user-friendly tax rate schedules, facts, figures and assorted data. Read More

2018 Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals

By Denise Felber, HoganTaylor Tax Partner

There are certain actions individuals can take in the last month of the year to affect their 2018 taxes. This article includes 2018 tax planning information individuals need to know to start planning today. Read More

2018 Tax Planning and the “Kiddie Tax”

By Tyler Bates, HoganTaylor Tax Staff

If a financial gift to a child or grandchild is in your year-end tax plans, make sure to consider the “kiddie tax.” In this article, you’ll learn how recent “kiddie tax” changes might impact your tax gift plans. Read More

A Worthless Investment Can Be an Ordinary Deduction

By Monika Turek, HoganTaylor Tax Staff

Tax law allows a deduction for losses not recovered by insurance or otherwise. In this article, you will learn the difference between a deductible loss on the abandonment of investments versus a capital loss. Read More

Year-End Tax Planning for Losses

By Denise Felber, HoganTaylor Tax Partner

Year-end planning has included accelerating deductions to utilize against income.  The rules for tax losses have changed for noncorporate taxpayers. Read More

2018 Oklahoma Individual Return Update

By Lauren Crawford, HoganTaylor Tax Staff

The Oklahoma individual tax return changed a lot in 2018. In this article, you will learn about the changes Oklahomans need to know this tax season. Read More

2018 Year-End Tax Planning for Businesses

By Denise Felber, HoganTaylor Tax Partner

There are certain actions businesses can take in the last month of the year to affect their 2018 taxes. This article includes information businesses need to know to start planning today. Read More

2018 Year-End Tax Planning for Vacation Homes

By Michelle Mann, HoganTaylor Tax Senior Manager

It’s important to consider tax treatment and benefits of a second home when planning your 2018 taxes. Learn how to calculate the proper tax treatment in this article. Read More

The Qualified Business Deduction: An Introduction

By Denise Felber, HoganTaylor Tax Partner

The Qualified Business Deduction was introduced in the 2017 tax legislation and it is complicated. Read this article to learn more about the deduction and how it impacts your 2018 taxes. Read More