Tag: CPA

THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING TAX REFUND

  Many are waking up to a new reality: The shrinking tax refund. News reports, articles and internet postings are bemoaning lower refunds after filing taxes this year. As you may know this is the result of a number of factors with the new tax laws. Although the standard deduction is higher for singles and […]

STANDARD OR ITEMIZED DEDUCTIONS?

Will you take standard or itemized deductions for the 2018 tax year? You can also deduct the interest you pay on mortgage loan from your taxes but the limits have changed. For couples filing jointly you can deduct interest up to $750,000 instead of the allowable $1 million in 2017. If you are married taxpayers […]

NEW TAX LAW NO LIGHT READING

The new tax law is over 1,000 pages and has significant impact on your filing for 2018 and beyond. Are you ready for some light reading? Changes in 2018 tax law could impact your investments and savings plans. Here are a few of the modifications made to the tax code: retirement savings, IRAs and Roth […]

ROUGH WATERS THIS WEEK

This week has seen rough waters for investors. The stock market looked bad at the end of trading on Wednesday. It had lost almost 800 points. Thursday it rallied and gained back nearly all it had lost. It seems this was triggered by an arrest of a Chinese tech official in Canada and the continuing […]

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