Forbes Tax Planning Archives

Can Working From Your Vacation Home Lower Your State Taxes?

Our Executive Chairman, Rob Clarfeld, discusses factors many people consider when changing their domicile. He [...]

You Can Change Your Domicile To Avoid State Taxes — But Is It Really Worth Doing So?

The potential savings in state taxes achieved by changing one's domicile is quantifiable and generally [...]

Preserving Tax Benefits For Charitable Contributions When Utilizing The Standard Deduction

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) had no impact on the long-standing opportunity for [...]

Tax Planning: Charitable Giving Under The New Law

Many taxpayers mistakenly believe that there is no longer an available deduction for charitable contributions. [...]

Beyond Your First Marriage A QTIP Can Protect Your Current Spouse And Your Children

Rob Clarfeld, founder of Clarfeld Financial Advisors highlights the value a QTIP can have for [...]

The Loss Of NY State Tax Deductions Is Making A Move To The Sunshine State More Attractive

All tax legislation has winners and losers. Even if one buys into the canard that [...]

You Can Deduct Pet-Related Expenses On Your Tax Return (Sometimes)

The recently signed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act brought many changes to the tax laws. [...]

Can You Write Off Hurricane Damage?

Don’t miss the opportunity to claim a casualty loss when nature’s wrath strikes and you [...]

8 Down-To-The-Wire Tax Tips

Some last minute tax season filing tips never get old and remain important to consider [...]

To Avoid NY Statutory Residency Traps: Go By The Rules, Not 'Common Sense'

Many states have complex rules and tests for determining tax residence for income tax purposes [...]