Posts Tagged ‘Tax Bracket’


3 Proven Reasons Young Investors Should Fund a Roth IRA and Roth 401(k) to Save

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As the Rolling Stones said, “Time is on my side.” And so it is with younger investors, time is clearly on their side.  The benefit to a Roth IRA or Roth 401(k) plan is that if all of the requirements are met, the distributions are tax-free. To fund a Roth IRA you will need to have earned income.  This is the … Continue reading »


A Summary of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

 

The Federal Government avoided the Fiscal Cliff...Well, for now any way.

 

At the very last minute they passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.  Here are some of the highlights:

 

 Income, Capital Gains and Qualifying Dividends Tax


4 Reasons to do a Roth Conversion

 

A Roth Conversion is when funds are taken out of an IRA and converted into a Roth IRA. This conversion results in taxable income. Here are 4 Reasons to do a Roth Conversion:


Why Every Week is "Shark Week" for the Self-Employed in Connecticut – Updated

This week is Shark Week on the Discovery Channel.  Last year, we told you how every week is "Shark Week" for the self-employed in Connecticut.  Now, a year later, there is even more blood in the water.


Seven Things Every Taxpayer Should Know

1.  Know Your Tax Bracket This is where every taxpayer needs to start.  What is your tax bracket?  If you don't know this number, just pull out your tax return from last year.  Look at the taxable income and look up the rate that is located in the tax tables. This will help you when looking at realizing capital gains or losses, exercising and selling stock options, or dealing with the Alternative Minimum Tax.


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