President Trump today signed the tax reform conference report (HR 1) also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The TCJA will lower business and individual tax rates, modernize US international tax rules and provide the most significant overhaul of the US tax code in more than 30 years.
Attached is a summary of select provisions in the TCJA that are most relevant to private equity.
The effort to enact a reform of US tax law providing a more competitive tax system for business taxpayers and improved economic opportunities for individuals and families is now here. It is time to evaluate current investments in light of the new law and adjust tax considerations for future transactions.
Partner, PwC US