Midyear Tax Planning for Financial Advisors
There is a fantastic opportunity for advisors to add value for their clients by checking in midyear and reviewing a pay stub to make sure their clients are on track.
Even though the filing deadline for 2022 tax returns is in April of 2023, there are deadlines that come earlier that sometimes go forgotten. The tax industry has done taxpayers a huge disservice by referring to February and April of each year as “tax season”. That period has essentially turned into the only time of year that people tend to think about taxes.
Advisor Tax Mistake #3 – Skipping the Three Most Important (But Least Sexy) Tax Strategies
When it comes to financial advisors and tax strategies, they often sound like old fishermen telling the story of “the one that got away,” except the stories are about ultra-obscure tax strategies that they have never used. This tendency to tell stories about the tax strategies that got away is so prolific that anytime an advisor approaches me about a tax scenario, I immediately ask for the name of the client to ensure we are talking about real life versus tax fantasyland.Read More
Tax-Advantaged Accounts That Aren’t IRAs
“Are you funding your IRA?” This frequently-seen retirement question is an important starting point. However, it can sometimes overshadow other opportunities to save and invest for the future in tax-advantaged […]Read More
Yes! As Little As $600 Is Reported
It wasn’t a secret this was coming. But, it may still come as a surprise to many taxpayers. Beginning on January 1, 2022, there was a MASSIVE reduction in the […]Read More
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