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Don’t Overlook the Spousal IRA

March 31st, 2015

One frequently overlooked tax benefit is the “spousal IRA.” Generally, IRA contributions are only allowed for taxpayers who have compensation (the term “compensation” includes: wages, tips, bonuses, professional fees, commissions, alimony received, and net income from self-employment). Spousal IRAs are the exception to that rule and allow a non-working or low-earning spouse to contribute to […]

Retirement Savings: the Earlier, the Better

March 24th, 2015

Generally, teenagers and young adults do not consider the long-term benefits of retirement savings. Their priorities for their earnings are more for today than that distant and rarely considered retirement. Yet contributions to a retirement plan early in life can enjoy years of growth and provide a substantial nest egg at retirement. Due to its […]

Tuition for School to Treat Learning Disabilities is Deductible

March 17th, 2015

IRS has privately ruled that for a child diagnosed with multiple learning disabilities, tuition paid to attend a school designed to assist students in overcoming their disabilities and developing appropriate social and educational skills was a deductible medical expense. Treating a child’s learning disabilities can place a heavy financial burden on parents. As the ruling […]

Important Times to Seek Assistance

March 10th, 2015

Waiting for your regular appointment to discuss current tax-related issues can create problems or cause you to miss out on beneficial options that need to be timely exercised before year-end. Generally, you should call this office any time you have a substantial change in taxable income or deductions. By doing so, we can advise you […]

Receive Your Refund Faster With Direct Deposit

March 3rd, 2015

Don’t wait around for a paper check. Have your federal (and state, if applicable) tax refund deposited directly into your bank account. Selecting Direct Deposit is a secure and convenient way to get your money into your pocket more rapidly. Speed – When combining e-file with direct deposit, the IRS will likely issue your refund in […]

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