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Missouri Governor Set to Sign Income Tax Cuts

On Thursday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson (R) is set to sign House Bill 2540, which cuts the top rate of the individual income tax from 5.9 to 5.5 percent next year, while continuing with triggered reductions that could potentially bring … Continue reading

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Alimony Considerations After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The year 2018 is more than halfway over and that means new alimony rules imposed under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will soon take effect – and that could be good news or bad news, depending on the … Continue reading

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To Conform, or Not? States Mull Options for Taxation under Tax Cuts & Jobs Act

States are reviewing and/or adopting new approaching to state taxation in light of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Learn more about the impact, how states are responding and the importance of planning under the new tax landscape in our … Continue reading

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Commissioner Quintenz warns “grim” budget situation threatens CFTC functioning, may cause staff cuts

By Lene Powell, J.D. CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz warned that if the CFTC does not get a funding increase for FY 2019, the agency may be forced to cut staff and may have trouble meeting its core market surveillance and … Continue reading

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IRA Trusts After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Many taxpayers have amassed substantial assets in their Roth and traditional IRAs. Instead of paying these assets to a beneficiary, they may instead be made payable to an individual beneficiary. This scheme may be more beneficial for asset protection and… … Continue reading

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