Tax Tip Tuesday: 2016 Inflation Adjusted Tax Changes


Today we will address some inflation adjusted tax changes for 2016.

  • For gifts made and estates of decedents dying in 2016, the exclusion amount will be $5,450,000 up from $5,430,000 from 2015.

  • For gifts made in 2016, the gift tax annual exclusion will be $14,000, which is the same as 2015.

  • For 2016, the credit allowed for an adoption of a child with special needs will be $13,460, which is up from $13,400 in 2015.

  • The maximum credit allowed for other adoptions will be the amount of qualified adoption expenses up to $13,460, that's up from $13,400 in 2015.

We will be taking a break next week and will return on November 17th.​

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