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Why All Investors Should Fund A ‘Back Door’ Roth IRA

Investors with earned income can fund a Roth IRA for up to $6,000 annually.  Investors age 50 and older can fund an additional $1,000 with a ‘Catch-up” contribution for a total of $7,000 annually.   Earned income is from working as


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3 Reasons to Do a Roth Conversion to Save Taxes

A Roth Conversion is when you take a distribution from an IRA, tax it and rollover the proceeds within 60 days into a Roth IRA.  In lieu of getting a check, have the funds sent from the IRA to the


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Understanding the New 20% Pass-Through Income Tax Deduction

In December, 2017 President Trump signed the new tax bill.  This is known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).  What received a lot of attention in the media was the tax cuts for individuals. For Connecticut taxpayers, check


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Four Easy Steps for CT Taxpayers to Plan for their 2018 Income Tax

1. Know the Tax Law Changes   In December 2017 President Trump signed the new tax bill.  This new law is known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).  Much of the discussion surrounding the TCJA is tax cuts


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7 Ways The 2017 Tax Bill Affects Connecticut Taxpayers

    1) Decrease in Income Tax Rates   The 2018 income tax rates are as follows: Single                                        Married Filing Joint


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