• Starting in 2018, personal exemptions are no longer deductible. 
  • The maximum earnings subject to social security taxes is $132,900 for 2019, up from $128,400 in 2018.
  • The standard mileage rate is $.58 per business mile as of January 1, 2019, up from $.545 for 2018.
  • The maximum annual salary deferral into a 401(k) plan or a 403(b) plan is $19,000 in 2019, up from $18,500 in 2018.  And if you’ll be 50 or older by December 31st, you can contribute an extra $6,000 into your 401(k) or 403(b) account this year.
  • The maximum annual contribution to your IRA is $6,000 in 2019, up from $5,500 for 2015 through 2018.  And if you turn 50 by December 31st, you can contribute an extra $1,000 that year.  You have until April 15, 2020 to make your 2019 IRA contributions.