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IRS News - Payments Under State or Local Tax Credit Programs May Be Deductible as Business Expenses

10 Sep 2018 8:46 AM | Anonymous

If you have clients who make business-related payments to charities or government entities for which they receive state or local tax credits, they can generally deduct the payments as business expenses. The IRS clarified that this general deductibility rule is unaffected by the recent notice of proposed rulemaking on the availability of a charitable contribution deduction for contributions under such programs.

For more information or to review updates on the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), please visit the Tax Reform page of IRS.gov.

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