Tag: Taxes

Could the Typical Fed Benefit from Capital Gains Reform?

By on August 15, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Could the Typical Fed Benefit from Capital Gains Reform?

A proposal is on the table to modify the capital gains tax. How likely is it to pass and what could it mean for your retirement savings?

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The Retirement Math Problem

By on August 8, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Retirement Math Problem

Taxes are expected to rise as the government continues to increase spending. These are some tax planning strategies to consider to protect yourself now.

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Strategies for Growing Your TSP

By on July 21, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Strategies for Growing Your TSP

The earlier you being saving, the more money you can have for retirement, however, you also need to consider tax implications.

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Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees

By on May 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees

The author lists several tips for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.

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Companion Bill Introduced to Provide Tax Break for Some Federal Employees

By on April 19, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Companion Bill Introduced to Provide Tax Break for Some Federal Employees

A second bill has been introduced to provide a tax break to some federal employees who are reimbursed by the government for their relocation costs.

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Watch Out for This Retirement Tax Trap

By on April 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Watch Out for This Retirement Tax Trap

Will your income in retirement be less than it is now? As the author illustrates, you could be surprised thanks to required minimum distributions.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

By on March 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

Another effort is being made to provide a tax break to some federal employees who are reimbursed by the government for their relocation costs.

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Turning 70.5? Don’t Miss This Important Tax Deadline

on March 20, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
People turning 70.5 have to start taking required minimum distributions from their retirement accounts. However, there’s a special rule for folks just reaching this age milestone.

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Bad News: Tax Refunds Are Up This Year

By on March 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Recent IRS data show that the amount of the average tax refund has risen over last year, but is this really something to get excited about?

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Which States Are Most Reliant on Federal Aid?

By on February 11, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Which States Are Most Reliant on Federal Aid?

The Tax Foundation illustrates which states’ budgets benefit the most (and least) from federal aid.

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