November 6, 2018
With the TCJA nearly doubling the standard deduction, making a direct charitable IRA rollover can be particularly powerful for taxpayers old enough to be eligible.
August 17, 2018
Changes to the tax law have helped produce bigger paychecks for some taxpayers, but they also could lead to less withholding and a bigger tax bill next year.
June 22, 2018
The U.S. Appeals Court for the 5th Circuit has issued its long-awaited and much-anticipated order that vacates the Labor Department’s fiduciary rule.
June 4, 2018
The recent dramatic up-and-down value of bitcoin has created new interest in cryptocurrency — and that’s also led to plenty of questions about owning, trading, and investing in it.
May 30, 2018
On Sept. 28, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is shutting down the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) that helps taxpayers with international asset compliance issues.
March 29, 2018
Taxpayers who turned age 70½ during 2017 (in most cases) must start receiving required minimum distributions (RMDs) from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and workplace retirement plans by Sunday, April 1, 2018. A 50 percent tax normally applies to any required amounts not received by the April 1 deadline.
December 28, 2017
One much-debated item that’s noticeably absent from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), though, is the repeal of the federal gift and estate tax, as originally included in the House of Representative’s version of the bill.
July 14, 2017
The tax consequences of the sale of an investment, as well as your net return, can be affected by a variety of factors.
June 5, 2017
Although a three-month extension delayed the applicability date (originally April 10), certain provisions of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule will be implemented on June 9, 2017.