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Qualified Business Income Deduction Considerations for Construction and General Business

One of the most hotly discussed parts of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) is the Qualified Business Income Deduction (QBID), otherwise known as the Section 199A deduction. In general, the deduction provides certain pass-through businesses (sole proprietorships, partnerships, S Corporations) with the ability to deduct 20% of their qualified business income (QBI) on …

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Section 199A – What it is and what it means for businesses

Section 199A allows passthrough businesses to deduct 20% of their net income. In this video, Sean Kelly, CPA at Markowitz, Fenelon and Bank, shares how Section 199A affects businesses, which businesses can take advantage of this deduction and what steps a business owner can take throughout the year to remain under the deduction threshold. Section …

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Qualified Business Income Deduction – Section 199A

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) adds a new deduction for noncorporate taxpayers for qualified business income. The deduction reduces taxable income, rather than adjusted gross income, and is available to taxpayers who qualify, even if they take the standard deduction. The deduction is 20% of the taxpayer’s qualified business income (QBI) from a partnership, …

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Business Strategy — Diversify or Specialize Services?

By Sean Kelly, CPA I learned about a company recently that has proactively developed a niche to physically lift homes to meet current hurricane-proof standards. Based on a federal grant for homeowners, the construction company is tapping a need that has meant growth for its business as well as a benefit to residential customers. This …

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