The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law this past December, has brought great changes to estate planning. In doing so, it bolstered the potential value of dynasty trusts. This article explains why these trusts are well worth considering for tax purposes, while a sidebar looks at valid nontax reasons for establishing one.

A growing number of businesses have been victimized by W-2 phishing scams by which criminals trick business owners or employees into divulging sensitive personal data. This article explores how the crime works and what employers can do to stop it.

Business owners who go shopping for company assets this year should brush up on the enhanced bonus depreciation tax breaks created under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed late last year. This article explains how the rules differ under previous tax law and the new one.

Changes lie ahead for two fundamental elements of individual tax planning: personal exemptions and the standard deduction. This brief article clarifies key amounts for both the 2017 tax year and for 2018 through 2025.