Tag: Taxes

Now Is the Time to Seize the Day

By on January 14, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Now Is the Time to Seize the Day

The author says that our current low tax environment may not last which makes now more than ever the time to utilize proactive tax planning strategies.

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Shutdown Means IRS Will Collect Your Taxes But Not Pay Refunds

By on January 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Shutdown Means IRS Will Collect Your Taxes But Not Pay Refunds

The IRS contingency plan says the agency will continue to collect taxes in a shutdown but does not pay refunds.

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10 Ways to Save on Taxes And Expenses in 2019

By on December 26, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
10 Ways to Save on Taxes And Expenses in 2019

The start of a new year is a good time to review your finances. These are some simple things you can do to help save on taxes and boost your long-term savings.

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Senators Still Concerned About Unexpected Tax Bills for Some Federal Employees

By on November 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Still Concerned About Unexpected Tax Bills for Some Federal Employees

Two Senators are again pressing the GSA to do more to help some federal employees who could potentially face an unexpected tax bill.

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Taxpayers Have a New Guide to the Tax Law Changes

By on November 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Taxpayers Have a New Guide to the Tax Law Changes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act modified tax rules starting in 2018. This new guide from the IRS alerts individual taxpayers to important changes.

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2019 Contribution Limits Announced for the TSP

By on November 1, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
2019 Contribution Limits Announced for the TSP

The IRS has announced the 2019 contribution limits for the TSP and IRAs. How much extra will you be able to save?

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Should Federal Employees Pay Off Their Homes?

By on October 24, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should Federal Employees Pay Off Their Homes?

Should you pay off your home mortgage? The author discusses some pros and cons to consider in weighing the decision.

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Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching

By on October 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching

Have you re-characterized a Roth IRA? This October has an important deadline for taxpayers using this technique.

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IRS Wants to Help (Seriously)

By on September 12, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Wants to Help (Seriously)

The tax law has changed and readers may be having too much or too little withheld. The IRS wants to help.

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IRS Changing Format of Tax Transcripts

By on August 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Changing Format of Tax Transcripts

The IRS announced it is changing the format of tax transcripts in an effort to protect taxpayers’ personal data.

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