Tax Planning

Taxes are life’s single biggest expense. Yet, like most expenses, paying taxes is a choice that you make. This is the principle of “The Net” which states, “It’s not what you make, it’s what you keep that matters.” It’s not that you get to choose if you should or should not pay taxes.  It is, however, a matter of making Better, Smarter, Safer tax-efficient financial decision

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Taxpayer Penalties 2023

Taxpayer Penalties 2023

Tax PlanningBradford Tax Institute, January 2023REASONPENALTY RELIEFIRC SECTIONFailure to pay0.50% of unpaid balance per month; maximum of 25%6651(a)(2)Failure to file 5% of unpaid balance per month; maximum of 25% If more than 60 days late, the lesser of $435 or 100%...

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Last-Minute Year-End Tax Deductions for Existing Vehicles

Last-Minute Year-End Tax Deductions for Existing Vehicles

Tax PlanningIt's time to examine your existing business and personal (yes, personal) cars, SUVs, trucks, and vans for some profitable year-end business tax deductions.In this article, first we will look at your prior and existing business vehicles that you or your...

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A Handy Checklist for Year-End Planning

A Handy Checklist for Year-End Planning

Retirement PlanningThe holidays are a busy time of year. Shopping, family events, company holiday parties and more may dot your calendar. But we strongly suggest that you carve out some time for year-end financial planning so that you will be better positioned as the...

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Last Minute Retirement Reminder

Last Minute Retirement Reminder

Retirement PlanningThe clock continues to tick. Your retirement is one year closer. You have time before December 31 to take steps that will help you fund the retirement you desire. Here are four things to consider. Establish Your 2022 Retirement Plan First, a...

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How to Pay for Long-Term Care: 8 Strategies

How to Pay for Long-Term Care: 8 Strategies

Retirement PlanningFor most, it is difficult to think about the possibility of needing long-term care. But many will need it. Start the discussion and prepare yourself now so you do not face a financial challenge later.Long-term care planning—if not now, when? Two big...

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Series I Bonds

Series I Bonds

Retirement PlanningThrough October 2022, you can buy Series I bonds that pay 9.62 percent interest. And you receive that rate for six months from the time of purchase. What happens after that? On November 1, 2022, the U.S. Treasury Department sets a new six-month rate...

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The Smart Tax Planning Newsletter May 2022

The Smart Tax Planning Newsletter May 2022

Tax PlanningEvery month we provide you with a fairly detailed review of several Important Tax Topics. Scan through the highlighted topics noted below.  In This Month's Newsletter We Review: Donor-Advised Funds: A Tax Planning Tool for Church and Charity Donations...

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Tax-Smart Strategies to Pay for College

Tax-Smart Strategies to Pay for College

Tax PlanningA special report by the Bradford Tax InstituteIn this newsletter we review: How Are 529 College Savings Account Withdrawals Taxed? Child's College: Use a 529 Plan or Tap Your Roth IRA? Tax-Smart College Savings Strategies for Parents Paying for College—a...

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The Smart Tax Planning Newsletter April 2022

The Smart Tax Planning Newsletter April 2022

Tax PlanningEvery month we provide you with a fairly detailed review of several Important Tax Topics. Scan through the highlighted topics noted below.  In This Month's Newsletter We Review: Health Savings Accounts: The Ultimate Retirement Account Partnership with...

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