The new 2 page checklist and long version tax planner in printable pdf is now available. Please review your records prior to Annual Review appt.
Archive for January, 2010
Be sure to take advantage of these new and existing tax breaks to lower your IRS bill.
Tip 1: Buy a Home
Tip 2: Watch Out for Making Work Pay Complications
Tip 3: Convert Your Traditional IRA to a Roth
Tip 4: Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency
Tip 5: Hit the Road in a Hybrid
Tip 6: Hire an Estate Tax Attorney
Tip 7: Remember That RMDs Are Back
Tip 8: Cash in on Low Capital Gains Rates
Tip 9: Be Aware of Rising Income Tax Rates
Tip 10: Keep an Eye on Health Care
Monday, January 11, 2010
A Maryland nurse accomplished two rare feats in her battle with the Internal Revenue Service: She defended herself against the agency’s lawyers and won, and she got a ruling that could help tens of thousands of students deduct the cost of an M.B.A. degree on their taxes.
There are many changes.
There are many good old tax provisions “expiring”.
There are more messy provisions that are pumping up an artificially suffering economy – i.e. we spend ourselves into a corner …. just push more credits and use a shuffling of deductions to drag it out, confuse us more, give artificial hope, and delay the inevitable. Is this ever really helpful ???
I’ll post synopsis info until I get a better handle on the whole mess:
Who knows how many people forgot -- or never knew about -- a deduction that could save them money?