Tag: Taxes

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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IRS Encourages Taxpayers to Do a ‘Paycheck Checkup’

By on August 17, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
IRS Encourages Taxpayers to Do a ‘Paycheck Checkup’

The IRS is advising taxpayers to verify their paycheck withholding amounts to ensure they don’t end up with a big refund next year.

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How Much is $100 Worth in Your State?

By on August 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much is $100 Worth in Your State?

A new report shows the spending power of $100 in each of the 50 states.

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Taxes Are Temporarily ‘On Sale’ – Are You Taking Advantage?

By on July 30, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Taxes Are Temporarily ‘On Sale’ – Are You Taking Advantage?

With federal spending rising, future individual tax rates are expected to be higher. The author describes options for offsetting this potential tax burden.

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Legislation Introduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

By on July 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

Recently introduced legislation would prevent certain federal employees from having to pay additional income taxes on relocation expenses.

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IRS to Reduce Collection of Personal Donor Information in Certain Cases

By on July 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS to Reduce Collection of Personal Donor Information in Certain Cases

The Treasury Department announced that the IRS will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations to file personally identifiable information about their donors.

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