Look Into The Benefits Of A Solo 401(k)

By : September 21, 2011 Comments Off on Look Into The Benefits Of A Solo 401(k)

Have you heard about solo 401(k) plans? The traditional type of 401(k) retirement plan is now available for self-employed individuals...and it lets you save more than other types of plans. In the past, 401(k) plans were typically offered by larger

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September 15 is a Major Tax Deadline

By : September 7, 2011 Comments Off on September 15 is a Major Tax Deadline

Important tax deadlines fall on September 15. Check this list to see if any apply to you or your business. The third quarter installment of 2011 estimated income tax is due for individuals. September 15 is the filing deadline for

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Have You Done An Insurance Checkup Lately?

By : August 30, 2011 Comments Off on Have You Done An Insurance Checkup Lately?

When was the last time you reviewed your insurance coverage? An annual insurance review makes good financial sense. Here are points to consider as you review your various insurance policies. Health care. If you have an individual policy, investigate whether

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When Are Social Security Benefits Taxed?

By : August 23, 2011 Comments Off on When Are Social Security Benefits Taxed?

Are you considering post-retirement employment? If you're collecting Social Security and thinking of returning to the work force, you may have questions about how your earnings will affect the taxability of your Social Security benefits. The answer: Under current law,

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Animal Rescue Volunteers Win Tax Deduction Case

By : August 17, 2011 Comments Off on Animal Rescue Volunteers Win Tax Deduction Case

If you provide care for stray or feral animals in your home for an IRS-approved charity, you may be able to take a tax deduction for your out-of-pocket expenses. A recent U.S. Tax Court judge ruled that a taxpayer who

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IRS Warns About E-Mail and Phone Scams

By : August 8, 2011 Comments Off on IRS Warns About E-Mail and Phone Scams

The IRS is warning taxpayers not to respond to e-mails and phone calls they may receive which claim to come from the IRS or another federal agency. Such contacts are likely to be scams whose purpose is to obtain personal

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