Monthly Archives: September 2012

Saving for Retirement Tax Benefits Can Help

Saving for Retirement Tax Benefits Can Help, setbacks in the financial markets and a long road to economic recovery haven’t made the job of saving for retirement any easier. But if you have a 401(k) or similar retirement savings plan at work, there is some good news: The basic tax benefits you receive as a…
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Caution: This Estate Includes IRD

Caution: This Estate Includes IRD, here's a fictional story you may find interesting if you're planning your estate. Ted’s Tale Ted was a successful executive. He had a large estate when he died, all of which he left to his two children, Tina and Tom. Under Ted’s estate plan, Tina will receive land valued at…
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Good Intentions, Bad Tax Results

Good Intentions, Bad Tax Results, a recent Tax Court case* illustrates what can go wrong when taxpayers don’t have all the documentation required to support their deductions for charitable contributions. The case involves a couple who had made a series of cash donations totaling approximately $25,000 to a tax-exempt organization (their church). They claimed a…
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Make sure your Tax Payment are on Time

Make sure your Tax Payment are on Time, the IRS doesn’t wait until returns are filed to collect income taxes from taxpayers. Most people are required to pay tax during the year by making quarterly estimated tax payments to the IRS or having their employers withhold income taxes from their paychecks. It’s important to pay…
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