Things to Do Now to Cash In at Tax Time

With 2012 coming to an end, here are popular tax reduction tips from the folks at Turbo Tax to consider before you file your taxes in 2013. Some have to be implemented before year end, while others can be done before April 15, 2013. Contribute to …

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2 Stocks To Keep An Eye On For 2013

The United States Federal Reserve Bank just announced another round of stimulus for the economy, and it looks like it will last until 2015, by the Fed’s estimates. The Federal Reserve issued a statement indicating it would keep rates near 0% until unemployment fell below …

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PUA and PEUC Unemployment Benefits under CARES Act

The Department of Labor has provided some timely answers to some frequently asked question around the CARES act. I am an independent contractor. Am I eligible for unemployment benefits under the CARES Act? You may be eligible for unemployment benefits, depending on your personal circumstances …

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2013 Roth IRA Contribution Limits Based on Filing Status and Income

After several years the IRS has raised Roth IRA contribution levels, along with the annually indexed income qualification levels that allow eligible contributions. This is good news for those looking for tax effective ways to manage their retirement savings. Unlike 401(k) and Traditional IRA plans, you cannot deduct …

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Average Monthly Social Security Benefits Change With COLA Increase

See this article for the latest COLA increase – https://www.savingtoinvest.com/social-security-tax-and-cost-of-living-adjustment-cola The Social Security Administration (SSA) confirmed that the 2013 COLA increase will be 1.7%. This means that nearly 62 million Americans will see their benefit payments increase in January 2013, with the average retiree receiving a $21 …

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