To Roth, or not to Roth? – a Taxing Dilemma

To Roth, or not to Roth? – a Taxing Dilemma

For Your 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Which Powerful Benefit Would You Prefer? An immediate tax break with a Traditional account Tax-free withdrawals with a Roth account Even better, what if you didn’t have to choose? Roth vs. Traditional 401(k)s: A Taxing Dilemma ...

How to Avoid Receiving Letters From the IRS

How to Avoid Receiving Letters From the IRS

Every year the IRS issues millions of tax bills to taxpayers for items of income not reported on tax returns.  For example, if a taxpayer received a pension distribution during the year, but did not report the distribution as income, the IRS sends a bill for the taxes...

Should I File My Taxes Separately From My Spouse?

Should I File My Taxes Separately From My Spouse?

At least a hundred times per year, clients ask us if they should file separately from their spouses to pay less in income taxes.  To define this issue a bit, married couples can file their tax returns using one of two statuses: Married filing jointly, Married filing...

What Tax Planning Can Do For You

What Tax Planning Can Do For You

Last tax season more than a million taxpayers got nasty surprises when filing their income tax returns.  In prior years, they got small refunds or owed just a little.  However, due to changes in the tax withholding tables, many owed $10K or more. Tax planning can do...

Should Your Business Be an S Corporation?

Here's Something to Think About To answer this question, we should first ask, “What is an S corporation?” An S corporation is a company, that is organized as a corporation or limited liability company (LLC), and elects S corporation status with the IRS by filing form...