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The New Charitable Deduction for Standard Deduction Taxpayers

Historically, the charitable donation tax deduction was only available as a below-the-line itemized deduction, and standard deduction takers weren't able to deduct their charitable donations. But if you made charitable contributions in 2020 and plan on taking the standard deduction on your 2020 tax return, read on – you may be eligible for a small above-the-line deduction.

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AMT and ISOs

The AMT paid on an ISO exercise is designed to be a prepayment of taxes that gets recovered in the future, but there are things to consider when triggering AMT with an ISO exercise to ensure you’re able to recover the extra taxes paid and don’t face any surprises down the road.

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