Adjusted Gross Income and Gross Income

Question: How does “adjusted gross income” differ from “gross income”? Answer: For income tax purposes, there are three levels of income: gross income, adjusted gross income, and taxable income. Adjusted Gross Income.  Firstly, to arrive at adjusted gross income (AGI), you are allowed a long list of deductions from gross income. For example, business expenses, certain […]

Individual Provisions – Coronavirus Aid

Individual Provisions Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. In response to the economic harm that the COVID19 virus has caused, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020. The Act provides an estimated $2 trillion in assistance, including almost $500 billion in individual rebate checks. Another $500 billion […]