2010 Tax Relief Act Highlights

January 14, 2011

The recently enacted "Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010" is a sweeping tax package that includes, among many other items, an extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for two years, estate tax relief, a two-year "patch" of the alternative minimum tax (AMT), a two-percentage-point cut in employee-paid payroll taxes and in self-employment tax for 2011, new incentives to invest in machinery and equipment, and a host of retroactively resuscitated and extended tax breaks for individuals and businesses. Please click on the link for a look at the key elements of the package.

Key Elements of the 2010 Tax Relief Act

We hope this information is helpful. If you would like more details about these provisions or any other aspect of the new law, please do not hesitate to call or email.