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Marks Paneth offers a variety of resources for learning more about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and its impact on individual and business tax planning. Tap into our tax professionals’ expertise and knowledge of the new tax law by accessing our webinars, news items and tax blogs below.

Qualified Opportunity Zones vs. 1031 Exchanges: A Comparison for Active Real Estate Investors


Real Estate Partner Michael Hurwitz compares two income tax deferral strategies available to real estate investors: 1031 exchanges and Opportunity Zone investing.  READ MORE +

Deal Quality Has to Shine Through: Some Quick Thoughts on Opportunity Zone Investing


While much of the talk surrounding Opportunity Zones is about "getting ready to get going," Co-Partner-in-Charge of Real Estate Abe Schlisselfeld examines what investors should focus on when it's dealmaking time.  READ MORE +

Four TCJA Provisions Affecting Exempt Organizations: A Quick Update


Director Magdalena Czerniawski offers a brief update on the TCJA provisions affecting exempt organizations.  READ MORE +

A Quick Look at the Impact of the New Excess Business Losses Rule


Sherry Fan Grand, Director in the Real Estate Group at Marks Paneth, examines a new concept introduced by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Excess Business Losses.  READ MORE +

Two New Rules from the TCJA That Can Actually Help Small Business Owners


Much has been written lamenting the tax impact that certain provisions of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act have had on small business owners. In this blog, Tax Partner Mordecai Lerer outlines two ways that small business owners can benefit under the TCJA.  READ MORE +

The Opportunity of Opportunity Zones


Qualified Opportunity Zones have been a hot topic in the real estate industry since the program was introduced in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Abe Schlisselfeld, Co-Partner-in-Charge of the Real Estate Group, blogged about the complex opportunities of this tax-savings vehicle from the DC Finance Real Estate and Family Office special meeting on Opportunity Zones.  READ MORE +

New Tax on Excess Nonprofit Executive Compensation


The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduces a new excise tax on excessive compensation at applicable tax-exempt organizations. Learn which employees could be impacted and the actions nonprofit Boards should take now to identify potential tax liabilities.  READ MORE +

Understanding the New Tax Code: Changes to the Federal Estate Tax


Principal Robert Hughes addresses one of the most common questions coming out of the new federal tax reform bill: “Should I continue to itemize my deductions?”  READ MORE +

Understanding the New Tax Code: Changes to the Alternative Minimum Tax


The 2017 tax reform bill made changes to the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT), including new exemption and phaseout amounts that will significantly alter the number of taxpayers affected.  READ MORE +

Understanding the New Tax Code: To Itemize or Not to Itemize?


Principal Robert Hughes addresses one of the most common questions coming out of the new federal tax reform bill: “Should I continue to itemize my deductions?”  READ MORE +

Will U.S. Tax Reform Affect Your Real Estate Investments?


Real Estate Partner Abe Schlisselfeld blogs about which provisions are expected to affect real estate investors in the proposed tax reform bill.  READ MORE +