Tax Warrior Chronicles

Section 199A Aggregation Rules

Posted on Wed, Jan 30, 2019

By: Lana Goldina, CPA, and Dan Marques, CPA, MT

 

The infamous Section 199A, also known as “20% pass-through deduction,” is considered one of the most complex areas of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. On Friday, January 18, the IRS issued final regulations on parts of the law. Among the many issues and questions needing clarification under Section 199A is how you can elect to aggregate your trades or businesses to potentially maximize the qualified business income (“QBI”) deduction.

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