The SECURE Act Likely to Affect Your Retirement and Estate Plans

February 10, 2020

In late 2019, the first substantial legislation related to retirement savings since 2006 became law. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act brings numerous changes to the retirement and estate planning landscape, and some of them should prompt careful review of your…

Numerous Tax Limits Affecting Businesses Have Increased for 2020

February 3, 2020

An array of tax-related limits that affect businesses are annually indexed for inflation, and many have increased for 2020. Here are some that may be important to you and your business: Social Security tax The amount of employees’ earnings that are subject to Social Security…

Can You Deduct Charitable Gifts on Your Tax Return?

January 27, 2020

Many taxpayers make charitable gifts — because they’re generous and they want to save money on their federal tax bills —, but with the tax law changes that went into effect a couple years ago and the many rules that apply to charitable deductions, you may…

Spending bill extends tax breaks, adds retirement account provisions

January 20, 2020

As 2019 drew to a close, Congress engaged in a flurry of activity. Most notably, it reached agreement on a massive governmentwide spending package titled the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. The legislation extends certain income tax provisions that had expired, as well as some…

4 new law changes that may affect your retirement plan

January 13, 2020

If you save for retirement with an IRA or other plan, you’ll be interested to know that Congress recently passed a law that makes significant modifications to these accounts. The SECURE Act, which was signed into law on December 20, 2019, made these four changes….