Tag: Taxes

Grassley Amendment Would Ban Federal Grants to Tax Delinquents

By on June 14, 2011 8:51 PM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has filed an amendment designed to prevent fraud and waste within federal grant programs.

Continue Reading »

Mistakes to Avoid with Roth Conversions

By on June 1, 2011 7:34 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

Should you do a Roth conversion to take advantage of the current tax rates which may be lower now than they are likely to be in the future? It may be a good idea but check out the details before you take action as your tax bill may be higher than you think.

Continue Reading »

Congressman Calls for Crackdown on Tax Delinquent Federal Workers

By on March 2, 2011 8:17 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) introduced a bill on March 1 that would terminate the employment of federal employees and prohibit the hiring of future federal employees who have a seriously delinquent tax debt.

Continue Reading »

Far From the Madding Crowd

By on June 17, 2010 8:54 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

Where will you live when you retire and can choose anyplace you want to go? One federal employee couple opted for a different lifestyle spending their summers in a small town in Maine–away from the hustle and crowds in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Continue Reading »

Working After Retiring From Government: Plan in Advance for a Potential Tax Hit

By on February 1, 2010 8:20 PM in Retirement with 0 Comments

Many people contemplating retirement from the government but still in their fifties plan on working in the private sector. This can result in a substantial income but you might be surprised at what happens in your income tax return.

Continue Reading »

Taxing Retirees: Some States Will Give You a Break (And Some Won’t)

By on February 11, 2008 9:09 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments

Where is the best state for a federal retiree to live? It’s a complex question with many considerations (such as family and friends) based solely on personal preferences. Some states will give you a tax break to encourage you to move there; others will get as much from your pocket as possible. Here is a list of some of the best (and worst) states for living after retirement.

Continue Reading »

Help Rewrite The Federal Tax Code

By on February 24, 2005 7:53 AM in Current Events with 0 Comments

Citizens asked to help rewrite the federal tax code

Continue Reading »

So How Much Did You Pay in Income Taxes This Year?

By on April 14, 2004 12:00 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Taxes paid by President in 2004

Continue Reading »