Generally speaking, the QBID for Pass-Thru? Entity business owners is a deduction of 20% of business income. The deduction lowers taxable income on the 1040 personal return. The QBID arises from the TCJA and is in effect beginning with 2018. Since there are many limitations and rules governing QBID, as well as opportunities to benefit from the law changes, be proactive in planning for it and get ready to implement a strategy sooner than later. Note: Our goal is to provide you with enough information so you have a general understanding of section 199A as there is uncertainty as to the types of qualifying businesses and the amount of limitations and exceptions there are in the code. Also, more guidance to clarify issues is needed from Congress or the Treasury Department.
To get a better grasp of the QBID, we are breaking down the components of the whole equation below.