Biden Administration’s Proposed 2023 Budget Plan Calls for Corporate & High-Net-Worth Individual Tax Hikes

 

The Biden administration’s fiscal year 2023 budget blueprint, released on March 28, consists of a mix of familiar proposals and brand-new initiatives that reflect the President’s policy objectives. The proposals are described in more detail in the General Explanations of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2023 Revenue Proposals, commonly referred to as the “Green Book,” that was released with the budget, and include the President’s now familiar calls for increasing the top corporate tax rate to 28% and the top individual rate to 39.6%.

Among the new proposals, the minimum tax on high-net-worth individuals has garnered considerable press attention.

These proposals, as well as others that have not been closely scrutinized, are described in more detail below.

Corporate Tax Proposals

Raise Corporate Income Tax Rate to 28%

C corporations, unlike an S corporation, the […]

By |August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Announcements, Business Tax, Individual Tax, IRS, Trusts and Estates|Comments Off on Biden Administration’s Proposed 2023 Budget Plan Calls for Corporate & High-Net-Worth Individual Tax Hikes

IRS Increases Mileage Rate for Remainder of 2022

The high cost of gasoline has prompted the IRS to make a mid-year adjustment to the standard mileage rate for business travel effective July 1, 2022.  The norm has always been to make this adjustment annually.  The last time the agency made a mid-year adjustment to the rate was in 2011. The new rate will be 62.5 cents per mile, an increase of 4 cents from the prior amount.  For more information please click here.

By |June 15th, 2022|Categories: Announcements, IRS|Comments Off on IRS Increases Mileage Rate for Remainder of 2022

IRS Interest Rates Increase for the Third Quarter of 2022

 

As interest rates rise across the board so does the IRS underpayment penalty rate for estimated taxes. The rate is scheduled to increase from 4% to 5% starting on July 1, 2022.  With the rising rates, it becomes more important to make estimated tax payments accurately and on time.  For the official IRS announcement see the following news release here.

By |May 20th, 2022|Categories: IRS|Comments Off on IRS Interest Rates Increase for the Third Quarter of 2022

Further Explanation on 100% of Business Meals Deductibility in 2021 & 2022

On Thursday April 8th, the IRS issued Notice 2021-25 providing further guidance on when the temporary 100% deduction for meals applies and when the 50% limitation continues to apply.  In addition, the IRS explains the term ”restaurant” means a business that prepares and sells food or beverages to retail customers for immediate consumption, regardless of whether the food or beverages are consumed on the business’s premises.

Additional detail is available here:

By |April 19th, 2021|Categories: Business Operations, Business Tax, IRS|Comments Off on Further Explanation on 100% of Business Meals Deductibility in 2021 & 2022
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