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When to Borrow Against Your 401(k) Plan

While you don’t necessarily want to borrow against your 401(k) plan, there might be some situations when you would consider it. 401(k) Plan Loans The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) allows employers to allow employees to borrow against their 401(k) plan.


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Why The New Medicare Tax May Cost You More Money

Current Medicare Tax Currently taxpayers pay 1.45% Medicare Tax on their earned income. This is from a W-2 for employees and net-income from self-employed individuals. The employee pays this amount and the employer matches it, therefore they remit 2.9% to


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Connecticut Joins Pact on Employee Misclassification Initiative

The misclassification of employees as independent contractors, presents a serious issue for affected employees, employers, and to the economy. Misclassified employees are often denied access to critical benefits and protections such as family and medical leave, overtime, minimum wage and


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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:


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Payroll Tax Cut Temporarily Extended into 2012

Congress recently passed and the President signed the Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011.This act temporarily extends the two percentage point payroll tax cut for employees by continuing the reduction of their Social Security tax withholding rate from


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