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Last Call for Deducting Roth IRA Losses?

In a perfect world all your retirement investments increase steadily as you move toward the day you start tapping your nest egg to cover expenses in your post paycheck life But sometimes investments go kaput In a perfect world all your retirement investments increase steadily as...
Posted On 09 Dec 2017

A Tax-Smart Way to Get Income

I have heard that a QLAC can help me reduce my required minimum distributions What is it C V Edison N J I have heard that a QLAC can help me reduce my required minimum distributions What is it C V Edison N J See Also Take the Retiree Tax Quiz See Also Take the Retiree Source
Posted On 09 Dec 2017

Your State Tax Bill May Go Up in 2018

For all the talk about tax reform unless your personal situation changed last year you won t see much difference in your 2017 federal tax bill But your state tax bill could be another story Faced with yawning budget deficits and deteriorating infrastructure several states raised...
Posted On 09 Dec 2017

Last Call for Electric-Car Tax Credit?

Time could be running out on the chance for new car buyers to pocket a tax credit worth up to 7 500 for the purchase of a new electric or plug in hybrid vehicle Time could be running out on the chance for new car buyers to pocket a tax credit worth up to 7 500 for the purchase of...
Posted On 09 Dec 2017

Defuse the Tax Bomb That Threatens Retirement

It makes sense that everyone s retirement plans should be different and adjusted to personal circumstances If you have lots of children and have already paid for several college bills for instance you might have less home equity than your neighbors If you have built up large...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017

Know Thy Tax Brackets — and How to Manage Them

The media is filled with tax overhaul news as Congress considers materially re shaping the byzantine tax code for the first time since the 1980s Chances are it will continue to be excruciatingly complex Whatever happens however it behooves all taxpayers to have a basic...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017

Bite Into These Restaurant Stocks Ahead of Tax Overhaul

If you’re looking for tasty returns in 2018 — and why wouldn’t you — plenty of discounted restaurant stocks should be on your menu. On Monday, on the heels of the Senate Republicans passing a bill overhauling the federal tax code, known as the “Tax Cuts...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

House, Senate Tax Plans: How They Will Affect You

To paraphrase President Trump s comment earlier this year about health care reform Who knew tax reform could be so difficult Last minute glitches and furious horse trading added real drama to the Senate s push to approve its version of a major overhaul of the nation s tax Source
Posted On 03 Dec 2017

Do Tax Cuts Work?

Tax cuts’ appeal is obvious: more money for the same effort. But proponents don’t usually leave it at that. At a Sept. 27 rally celebrating the release of the Republican’s “Unified Framework” for federal tax reform (which soon splintered into deeply...
Posted On 02 Dec 2017

US Tax Bill Advances, But Dollar Gets Only Modest Lift

Although the U.S. dollar traded higher against all of the major currencies with the exception of euro and sterling, the restrained rally and intraday pullback is a sign that investors haven’t fully bought into the advancement of the tax reform bill.   On Tuesday, the tax...
Posted On 01 Dec 2017