Year-End Investment Strategies for 2011 Worth a Look

  • December 13, 2011

As 2011 winds down, investors should consider several last-minute strategies to improve their bottom line tax liability. Many of these strategies...

New Law Repeals 3% Government Withholding, Provides Hiring Credit for Veterans and More

  • December 2, 2011

On November 21, President Obama signed into law the 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act. The new law does much...

New Capital Gain & Loss Cost Reporting Rules For 2011

  • December 2, 2011

written by Kevin Hogan Prior to 2011, your investment broker was required to report to the IRS gross proceeds you received...

IRS Won’t Tax Personal Use of Employer-Provided Cell Phones

  • December 1, 2011

The IRS has announced in its recent Notice 2011-72, that it will not tax employees’ personal use of their employer-provided cell...

New Hire Retention Credit

  • November 29, 2011

written by Melinda Thurman This is article number five in our series of Tax Credits. The previous articles can be found...

Tax Legislation Moves Forward Slowly

  • November 3, 2011

Tax legislation took a small step forward in October with passage of three trade agreements and a related trade bill. Although...

Year-End Charitable Giving Can Benefit Your 2011 Tax Bottom-Line

  • November 2, 2011

Charitable contributions traditionally peak at the end of the year-end. While tax savings may not be your prime motivator for making...

2011 Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals

  • November 2, 2011

2011 year end tax planning for individuals lacks some of the drama of recent years but can be no less rewarding....

Is Your Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan in Compliance with the IRS?

  • November 2, 2011

written by Kevin Hogan Employer sponsored 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plans continue to be the most popular means for providing retirement...