- 2013 Year-End Tax Planning Considerations
As the end of the 2013 tax year approaches, set aside some time to evaluate your situation. Here are some things to keep in mind as you consider potential year-end tax moves.
- Election Year Tax Talk: Deciphering the Terminology
This year's election chatter is sure to include a healthy dose of tax talk. To keep up, here are five terms you should know: the “Bush tax cuts,” alternative minimum tax (AMT), the “Buffett rule,” value added tax (VAT) and flat tax.
- Mid-Year Planning: Accounting for New Tax Rules
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), passed in early January, permanently extended a host of expiring tax provisions. It also largely set the rules for tax planning for 2013 and beyond. As you take stock of your tax situation this year, here are a few new wrinkles to keep in mind.
- Mid-Year Reality Check: Covering Your Bases in Uncertain Times
Imagine playing a complicated game, but the rules of the game are changing, and the new rules have yet to be announced. That's what income tax planning is like this year. In fact, if there was ever a year to spend some quality time with your financial professional, this is it. Here are a few items to discuss.
- The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012