Tax prep for 2018: 5 ways to hack the new tax law


CNBC—Planning now can help you sidestep some serious pitfalls when you file your 2018 taxes, USA Today reports.

New Tax Law: Tips for Filing Your 2017 Tax Return. All the hoopla about the tax law signed by President Trump can obscure a sneaky little secret: The rules pertaining to the 2017 tax return you're working on now are almost exactly the same as they were before Congress gave us the biggest tax overhaul in more than 30 years. Although 41% of respondents to a recent poll thought otherwise, almost all of the changes, including reduced tax rates, will apply for the first time to the return you file next spring. On the bright side, that means the 2016...