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Effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, the Act amended section 163(j) to generally limit a taxpayer's annual deduction for business interest expense to 30 percent of the taxpayer's adjusted taxable income for the taxable year.
Adjusted taxable income means taxable income, disregarding: (40)
Further, interest expense is limited to 30% of adjusted taxable income, and deductions are disallowed for transactions involving related parties and hybrid instruments or transactions, the firm added.
* Overall, most high-income taxpayers were subject to tax on a large share of their income (68.7 percent of high expanded-income taxpayers had adjusted taxable income equal to 80 percent or more of expanded income; and 96.9 percent had adjusted taxable income equal to 50 percent or more of expanded income).
Prior to the thirty percent limitation, the deducting entity must adjust its taxable income to arrive at its adjusted taxable income (ATI).
According to the TCJA, beginning in years after December 31, 2017, businesses will only be able to deduct business interest expense up to 30% of its adjusted taxable income plus its business interest income.
For most large businesses, business interest expense is limited to any business interest income plus 30 percent of the business adjusted taxable income.
To more clearly reflect cash flow, certain adjustments determine adjusted taxable income. The following items are added back into taxable income to determine adjusted taxable income: net interest expense; net operating loss (NOL) deductions; the domestic production activities deduction; depreciation; amortization; depletion; carryover of excess charitable deductions; increases in accounts payable included in income; decreases in accounts receivable included in income; tax-exempt interest; dividends-received deductions; increases in last-in, first-out (LIFO) recapture amounts for the tax year; and capital loss carryforwards or carryback deductions.
(Some 64.0 percent of high expanded-income taxpayers had adjusted taxable income equal to 80 percent or more of expanded income; and 95.6 percent had adjusted taxable income equal to 50 percent or more of expanded income.)
subsidiaries' debt-to-equity ratio and adjusted taxable income. Under the new provision, the deductibility of interest expense for all U.S.