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The 401(k) Plan…The Foundation of Your Retirement

This article is original content written by Thomas Scanlon, CPA, CFP® of Manchester, CT. Many employers will offer a 401(k) to their employees.  A 401(k) plan offers many advantages to employees.  The biggest advantage is tax-deferred investing.  These accounts are not


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5 Reasons Taxpayers over Age 70 1/2 Should Make a Charitable Donation From Their IRA

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) almost doubled the Standard Deduction. Beginning in 2021, Single filers can claim $12,550, Head of Household $18,800 and Married Filing Jointly $25,100. Additionally, the maximum amount that can be deducted for state and


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Things You NEED to Know About Filing Your 2020 Income Tax Returns

Extended filing deadline for Individual returns (form 1040)   The IRS had extended the filing deadline for individual income tax returns (form 1040) ONLY to May 17, 2021. Tax payments can be made up to the May 17th filing date


4 Reasons NOT to Wait for Your K-1

Subchapter S corporations (“Sub S”), partnerships, limited liability companies (“LLC’s”) and estates and trusts issue form K-1s. This form documents the stockholders, partners, members or beneficiaries share of their profit or loss from the entity.  Don’t wait for this form


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