As you are meeting with your clients this year you should make them aware of some of the 2018 changes that will or may affect their federal return for next year.
Here are some of the changes that go into effect in 2018 from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:
See the New Federal Tax Law Changes Included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act page in the Tax Resource Center on the Crosslinktax website for a more complete listing of the tax provisions included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
2018 Federal Return and Taxpayer Expectations
January 30, 2019
Reminder of 2018 Itemized Deduction Changes
January 16, 2019
Qualified Business Income Deduction (20% Deduction for Certain Pass-Through Income)
January 9, 2019
Reminder of Form 1040 Redesign
January 2, 2019
Important Reminders for the Upcoming 2019 Filing Season
November 28, 2018
2018 Changes to Form 8867 (Preparer Due Diligence Checklist)
November 9, 2018