The IRS just recently posted updates regarding changes to the use of the standard mileage rates, as well as increased depreciation limits for automobiles. Although the business standard mileage rate remains at 54.5 cents per mile, new amendments have been made as a result of the recent suspension of all miscellaneous itemized deductions (announced under Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) that are subject to the 2% of AGI floor. This suspension applies to the taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, and before January 1, 2026.
SDAT Will Identify Damaged Real Property for Reassessment, Encourages Residents To Apply
The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) is encouraging residents whose real property has been damaged by the recent severe weather to contact the Department, as they may qualify to have their property assessments reduced.