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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


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4 Reasons Everyone Should Contribute to a Roth IRA

1) Tax – Free Distributions If the Roth IRA account is open for at least 5 years and the taxpayers is over age 59 1/2, then all of the distributions from the Roth IRA are tax-free.   2) Take Your


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7 Easy Ways to Decrease Your Income Tax and Keep More Money

 1) Maximize Your Contributions to Your 401(k) Plan Many employers will offer a 401(k) plan. Employees need to take advantage of this plan. This will likely be one of the cornerstones of your retirement plan. If your employer offers a


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9 Easy Steps for a Mid-Year Tax Review

Half of the year is almost over.  Don’t wait until the end of the year to do your planning. It’s time for your Mid-Year Tax Review.1) Review your withholding.  Review your prior year income tax return for the income tax


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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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