If you’re subject to the 3.8% net investment income tax, you should include it in your tax planning. Here is who the tax applies to and some strategies to minimize it.
Years ago, Congress enacted the “kiddie tax” rules to prevent parents and grandparents in high tax brackets from shifting income (especially from investments) to children in lower tax brackets. And while the tax caused some families pain in the past, it has gotten worse today. That’s because the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made[ … ]