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Will your tax refund be offset by debts?

Be aware that if you have unpaid federal or state debt, such as overdue child support, state income tax, or student loans, all or part of your 2016 income tax return may be redirected to pay the debt. This is … Continue reading

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Two tax-smart ideas for your tax refund

Are you looking forward to your tax refund? By now you know how much you’ll be getting and approximately when the cash will land in your bank account. The only question is, what’s the best way to put the money … Continue reading

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Three Tips to Start the Tax Filing Season

Check whether your children need to file a 2015 tax return. They’ll need to file if wages exceeded $6,300, self-employment income was over $400, or investment income exceeded $1,050. When income includes both wages and investment income, other thresholds apply. … Continue reading

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Tax Breaks Extended Retroactively; Some are Permanent

In mid-December, Congress renewed a long list of tax breaks known as “extenders” that have been expiring on an annual basis. This year many of the rules are retroactive to the beginning of 2015. You may be able to benefit … Continue reading

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Watch Year-End Mutual Fund Transactions

The income tax effects of mutual funds can be complex, and poorly timed purchases or sales can create unpleasant year-end surprises. Mutual fund investors (excluding qualifying retirement plans) are taxed based on activities within each fund. If a fund investment … Continue reading

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Use your income tax refund wisely

To many people, an income tax refund might be one of the largest single cash receipts for the entire year. Avoid the temptation to spend your refund on consumption items. There are several places you can invest the refund to … Continue reading

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