RESTON, Va., Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Business Valuation Committee of American Society of Appraisers is studying the new tax law to determine (1) the value impact and (2) changes to applied procedures as necessary. A Tax Reform Task Force (TRTF) has been appointed, chaired by William H. Frazier, ASA, to study these issues and present recommended solutions. The task force, comprised of thought leaders within BV, will likely solicit opinions from various valuation scholars and academics. As recommendations are developed, they will be communicated by ASA's Business Valuation Committee to the valuation profession.
At this juncture, the task force has identified the following topics for study. Many of the topics impacted by the new tax law have complicated rules and exceptions not listed here:
- C corporation 21% flat tax rate
- Deductibility of interest – new limits
- 100% expensing of certain capital expenditures
- Pass-through income 20% deduction
- Patents – elimination of capital gain treatment on sale of "self-created" patent
- Net operating losses – carry forward limited to 80% of income
- Like-kind exchanges – repeals application to certain business or investment property
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