With potential tax law changes on the horizon, now is a good time to be certain you are informed and prepared.As fiscal stimulus and relief plans continue, Congress and the presidential administration have given guidance on how the revenue needs will be met.With highly anticipated potential tax law changes on the horizon, it may be wise to review proposals that could affect your future planning.
April 20, 2021—When the “kiddie tax” became law in 1986, the IRS began taxing a child’s unearned income, such as interest and dividends, at the parent’s tax rate rather than at the child’s far lower rate. Although the kiddie tax rules can lead to harsh consequences for many families, with proper planning they may create tax-saving opportunities for higher-income taxpayers.
As we move through the remainder of 2021, the focus on tax policy to help fund the Biden administration’s initiatives is sharpening. There are numerous tax proposals circulating that may dramatically impact taxpayers soon. Whether any of these proposals pass and in what form remains unclear.