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Estate, Gift, & Other Taxes

Annual Exemptions

Estate Exemption$11,200,000
% on Excess over Base37%
Gift Exemption$11,200,000
% on Excess over Base40%

Annual Gift Tax Exclusion

Gifts / Person$15,000

Annual Healthcare FSA Limit

FSAs (flexible spending)$2,650
Allowed to roll over $500 per year.

Health Savings Accounts



Maximum deduction / contribution$3,450$6,900
Minimum deduction / contribution$1,350$2,700
Age 55-64 Catch Up$1,000 
Maximum annual out-of-pocket$6,650$13,300


Child Tax Credit under 17$2,000 / child*
Child Dependent Care Credit$3,000
              Two Children (max)$6,000
Adoption Credit (subject to phaseout)


American Opportunity Tax Credit
(extended through 2017, subject to phaseout)
The Lifetime Learning Credit
(for each additional year of post-secondary education)
Qualifying Dependents/ Family Credit(New 2018)


Residential Energy Efficient Property
(qualified solar, fuel cell, wind, geothermal)
30% of expenditures
until 2017

Equipment & Depreciation

Section 179 Maximum Deduction(Equipment & Depreciation)$1,000,000

*$1,400 available as a refundable credit.