Tax Return Review – Income Sources, Withholding, and Estimated payments
Income Sources, Withholding, and Estimated payments.
In this review, Steven discusses the importance of examining income sources and withholding on your client’s tax return. Often, an adjustment to withholding on wages or reviewing earnings on investment accounts to make accurate estimated payments can prevent your client from “tipping the IRS” through underpayment penalties.
Advisor Tax Mistake #5 – Your Tax Planning is Making Your Client’s Life Harder
This article is the 3rd in a series of the 7 most common mistakes financial advisors make on tax planning with clientsRead More
State Tax Tips for Financial Advisors
When Congress changes federal tax law, it always dominates the headlines, but the IRS' portion of a taxpayer’s income is only part of the story. Every state has their own unique set of tax rules, and it is not enough for financial advisors to be versed in the rules of their home state. Eight states have no individual income tax. For the other states, there are 42 different sets of rules on what type of income is taxed, how it is taxed, at what rate it is taxed and whether where you work or where you live is more important. Then one could wade into local taxes, with nearly 5,000 jurisdictions in 17 states imposing a local income tax, which can treat nonresidents differently than residents.Read More
Do You Actually Have An Inherited IRA?
Words matter. At times distinctions may seem trivial, but how we think about certain topics can influence the action we take. When it comes to being the beneficiary of an […]Read More
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