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Jim Puzzanghera

Jim Puzzanghera writes about business and economic issues from the Times’ Washington, D.C., bureau. He joined The Times in 2006 and won the paper’s Editor’s Award in 2009 for coverage of the financial crisis. He has worked in the nation’s capital since 1998 and is a two-time National Press Club award winner for Washington coverage. A Northwestern University graduate, he previously worked for the San Jose Mercury News, Newsday and the St. Petersburg Times.
IRS takes aim at California, other states trying to help residents avoid new tax-deduction limit

The Internal Revenue Service is preparing to block attempts by California and other states to help their residents avoid a new limit on the deductibility of state and local taxes included in the Republican tax overhaul.The IRS and the Treasury Department said Wednesday they would issue proposed r...

IRS takes aim at California, other states trying to help residents avoid new tax-deduction limit

The IRS and the Treasury Department said Wednesday they would issue proposed regulations addressing legislation in Sacramento and elsewhere that would allow people to claim a charitable deduction for their state and local tax payments above a $10,000 limit set in last year’s tax law.

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