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4 Reasons All Employers Should Offer a Roth 401(k) Plan

  1) The Roth 401(k) Plan Has a Higher Contribution Limit that a Roth IRA Taxpayers can contribute up to $5,000 per year into a Roth IRA. Taxpayers over age 50 can contribute an additional ‘catch-up’ contribution of $1,000 for


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Why Every Week is ‘Mob Week’ for Connecticut Taxpayers

  This week is Mob Week on AMC. We get to watch classic Mob movies like The Godfather, Scarface and The Untouchables.   Unfortunately every week is Mob Week for Connecticut taxpayers. In 2011 the State of Connecticut passed their


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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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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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The Biggest Loser….The Self-Employed in Connecticut

The Biggest Loser is a TV show where contestants attempt to lose the most weight for cash prizes. Full Disclosure: I don’t watch the show and I have only seen short clips of it. I don’t proclaim to fully understand


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