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Prepare for Taxes On Your Retirement Accounts

The Biden administration has already spent $1.9 trillion on COVID relief and has plans to spend trillions more on infrastructure projects, Medicaid expansion, education, and climate investments. In order to fund these projects, the administration has proposed several tax-increasing measures on corporations and individuals.[1] You may think you won’t have to worry as much about [...]

4 Types of Retirement Income and How They’re Taxed

Taxes don’t stop when you stop receiving a paycheck. If you have multiple sources of income in retirement, your tax burden could be substantial. By understanding how different types of income are taxed, you can develop income planning strategies that work to lower your taxes throughout retirement. Start with these 4 types of retirement income [...]

5 Things to Know About COVID and Your Taxes

We’ve entered a full year of living with the pandemic, and there have been several events during the year that could affect you this tax season. In April 2020, the CARES Act (Coronavirus aid, Relief, and Economic Security Aid) provided relief to individual Americans and businesses and temporarily altered some parts of the tax code. [...]

2021-03-29T01:07:54+00:00March 29th, 2021|Taxes & Tax Strategies|

3 Reasons Your Tax Burden Could Actually Increase In Retirement

Will your tax burden dramatically decrease in retirement once you stop receiving a paycheck? Maybe not – maybe it will increase. Between retirement account distributions, Social Security benefits, and investments, you may have reasons to review your tax strategy in retirement. We may be experiencing relatively low taxes right now, but the recent change in [...]

2021-03-09T14:14:52+00:00March 9th, 2021|Taxes & Tax Strategies|

Concerned About Taxes On Your Retirement Account?

You might expect your tax burden to decrease in retirement – after all, you’re no longer receiving a paycheck that incurs income tax, the payroll tax, and Medicare tax. However, your income in retirement could be significant, between investment income, rental properties, pensions, Social Security, and retirement account withdrawals. Starting at age 72, you likely [...]

2021-02-08T04:36:54+00:00February 8th, 2021|Retirement Planning, Taxes & Tax Strategies|

3 Reasons to Review Your Tax Strategy

Now that President Biden has been sworn in and the Senate is evenly split between Republicans and Democrats, it’s time to consider what tax policy changes could be coming. President Biden and Vice President Harris proposed several tax-increasing measures on the campaign trail, and it’s important to consider how they could affect you. Here are [...]

2021-02-01T18:33:51+00:00February 1st, 2021|Taxes & Tax Strategies|

How Will Social Security Benefits and Taxes Change Next Year?

The Social Security Administration recently made some important announcements that workers and retirees should note, including a Social Security benefit increase – and a tax increase. While it’s very unlikely that the program will ever disappear, we could see changes in the coming years due to the program’s financial state. The Social Security trust fund [...]

2020-12-16T19:46:04+00:00September 13th, 2020|Social Security, Taxes & Tax Strategies|
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