It’s not too late for 2012 contributions

There’s still time to potentially lower your tax bill for 2012 by contributing to a traditional IRA, a SEP-IRA if you’re self-employed, or a Health Savings Account (HSA). Provided you qualify, you can make your tax-deductible contribution to these accounts right up until the filing deadline, April 15. Don’t forget to specify that your contribution […]

7 Major Tax Changes In The Fiscal Cliff Law

From the edge of the “fiscal cliff,” Congress took a step back and approved the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA), a hodgepodge of tax extensions and modifications. But the agreement postponed decisions on spending cuts and failed to continue a 2% “payroll tax holiday” for employees. Moreover, upper-income taxpayers will have to shoulder a greater […]