Monthly Archives: July 2014

Tips on how to save more for retirement

Need to save more for retirement? Saving money doesn’t have to be hard work. In fact, many successful savers have found simple ways to cut spending and increase their savings. Here are some tips to help you get started and … Continue reading

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How important are good tax records?

Tax records should be kept year-round, not hastily assembled just for your annual tax appointment. Without tax records, you can lose valuable deductions by forgetting to list expenses on your return or having unsubstantiated items disallowed if you’re audited. Generally … Continue reading

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Health insurance credit increases for 2014

You may not have taken the health insurance premium credit for your small business in past years. (It’s been available since 2010.) But you might want to consider taking it this year. For 2014, the credit increases from 35% to … Continue reading

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New limit on IRA rollovers

For years, the IRS interpreted the IRA rules to allow taxpayers to do one rollover per year in each IRA he or she owned. In doing a rollover, the taxpayer is not taxed on the funds taken from the IRA … Continue reading

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Have you checked your withholding lately?

Did you receive a large tax refund or owe a large balance due on your 2013 income tax filing? If so, it may be time for you to check your withholding. Changing your withholding is as simple as filing a … Continue reading

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Adjust your 2014 investment strategy with an eye on taxes

As you investigate opportunities for managing your investment portfolio in 2014, remember to pause and plan for the effect of tax laws. Here are some important rules to consider. Capital gain tax rates. For 2014, the tax rate you’ll pay … Continue reading

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Should you incorporate your business?

One of the first decisions you face as a new business owner is whether or not to incorporate the business. The biggest advantage of incorporating is limitation of your liability. Your responsibility for debts and other liabilities incurred by a … Continue reading

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