The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increased the standard deduction amount. However, it also limited itemized deductions for state and local taxes (SALT) on the federal income tax return. This is a concern for many California homeowners due to the relatively high value of homes in California. Read the following article by my friend and colleague Steve Hartnett, an estate planning expert, to learn what works (and what doesn’t work) to maneuver around the $10,000 SALT limitation.
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