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American Institute of CPAs - Personal Financial Planning (PFP)

Oct 6, 2021

The House Ways & Means Committee recently released its proposed 2021 tax reform legislation. In this episode of the PFP Section podcast, Bob Keebler, CPA/PFS, covers the changes being considered that would impact income tax planning, including:

  • Funding the IRS and using tax reform to improve social safety nets
  • Additional childcare credits and other dependent care, childcare, and caregiver provisions
  • Increases to the individual income tax rate, capital gains rate, and 3% surtax over certain thresholds
  • Expansion of NIIT to business income when over certain thresholds
  • Cap on the qualified business income deduction under 199A
  • Wash sale rules applying to cryptocurrency
  • Executive compensation deduction limited to 1M deduction and other business reforms
  • Credits for electric vehicles

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