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Ask A CPA - Tax Law Highlights - 2012

1. 2012 - List of Tax Return Forms Causing late filing in late February or March 2013

2. 2012 Tax Rate Brackets

3. 2012 Tax Return Filing Season starts January 30th, 2013

4. Adoption Credit - 2012

5. Alternative Minimum Tax - 2012

6. American Opportunity Credit

7. Annual Gift Exclusion -

8. Bonus Depreciation

9. Bonus Depreciation

10. Child Tax Credit

11. Earned Income Tax Credit

12. Estate and Gift Unified Credit - 2013

13. Estate Tax - New

14. Estate Tax - New Law

15. First-Time Homebuyer's Credit

16. Foreign earned income deduction

17. Hurricane Sandy - Federal Disaster Area Designation - 10% killer - Will Congress act

18. IRA - MAGI Phase-out amounts - 2012

19. IRA - Roth Conversions

20. Leasehold Improvement Property - 2012

21. Lifetime Learning Credit - 2013

22. Long Term Care Premium Deduction - 2013

23. Lower Capital Gains - 2012

24. Mileage Rate (per mile) deduction - 2012

25. Personal and Dependency Exemptions - 2012

26. Retirement Plans Maximum Limitations - 2012

27. Roth IRA Phaseout Limits

28. Section 179 expensing - 2012

29. Section 179 Income Limitation

30. Social Security - Allowed earnings - Under full retirement age

31. Social Security Wage Base - 2012

32. Student Loan interest - 2013

33. Teacher's deduction

34. Transportation assistance - 2012

35. Vehicle depreciation limits - 2012

36. Work Opportunity Credit - 2012

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