We began discussing the proposed changes to personal tax filings yesterday. We’ll finish with the changes to the individual tax system today-and then go on to the changes to the business tax filings.
Let’s reiterate what I said yesterday– I don’t expect this bill to pass. Certainly not the way it was presented in the bill. These posts were written on 2 November- when the bill was published. Since then, the House has proposed changes to its own bill. And, 1 week later, the Senate published a slightly different version- which means that I will be adding to this series to contrast the differences between the two bills. (This series that was 5 blogs will now be 7.)
Soooo. You’ve heard it. You know it. Corporations all complain about that 35% tax rate- but few, if any, are paying taxes at that rate. Big companies pay virtually ZERO % and middle-market companies pay 15 to 18%. (By the way, a whole slew of single-owner corporations pay a mandated 35% tax rate!) And, our clients- the ones we convinced to form LLC’s and S entities to save on taxes want us to explain how come they are not paying taxes at the 15% to 18% rates. Continue reading Tax Rates- Pass Throughs and C’s