Taxes, Tax Reform, Planning, Divorcees and Widows, Gift Tax

Planning for year-end gifts with the gift tax annual exclusion

As we approach the holidays and the end of the year, many people may want to make gifts of cash or stock to their loved ones. By properly using the annual exclusion, gifts to family members and loved ones can reduce the size of your taxable estate, within generous limits, without triggering any esta..........

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Maurice La Verdure
Maurice La Verdure

21 September, 2021

Retirement Planning, Traditional IRA

A nonworking spouse can still have an IRA

It’s often difficult for married couples to save as much as they need for retirement when one spouse doesn’t work outside the home — perhaps so that spouse can take care of children or elderly parents..........

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Maurice La Verdure
Maurice La Verdure

14 July, 2020

Retirement Planning, Traditional IRA, Retirees, Investment Advisory & Wealth Mangement

Planning for a tax-efficient retirement

As this article explains, tax planning for retirement is critical to ensuring that savings last. Retirees are urged to estimate cash needs, coordinate Social Security benefits with other income source..........

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L&H CPAs
L&H CPAs

14 July, 2020

Traditional IRA, Retirees

Using the 4% rule to make retirement fund withdrawals

Determining how much to withdraw from a retirement nest egg annually can be stressful. As this article argues, the 4% rule can help reduce uncertainty. Retirees withdraw 4% of a portfolio in the first..........

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L&H CPAs
L&H CPAs

14 July, 2020

Taxes, Tax Reform, Traditional IRA

What to do if you’re audited by the IRS

Taxpayers don’t necessarily need to panic when they receive an IRS letter. Often, returns are chosen for examination randomly, or because the IRS needs additional information. This article provides ti..........

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L&H CPAs
L&H CPAs

14 July, 2020

Planning, Traditional IRA, Retirees

Take it or leave it - How to handle your 401(K) plan when you retire

A major decision for those who are newly retired, or planning on retiring soon, is deciding what to do with the savings accumulated in their company’s 401(k) plan. This article takes a look at various..........

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L&H CPAs
L&H CPAs

14 July, 2020

Traditional IRA, Retirees

Living the dream of early retirement

Many people dream of retiring early so they can pursue activities other than work. But making this dream a reality requires careful planning and diligent saving during the years leading up to retireme..........

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L&H CPAs
L&H CPAs

14 July, 2020

Retirement Planning, Traditional IRA, Retirees

Choosing an employee retirement plan

Abstract: Businesses offering their employees a retirement plan for the first time have some tried-and-true choices. This article spotlights four types of plans: traditional and Roth 401(k)s, Simplifi..........

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L&H CPAs
L&H CPAs

14 July, 2020

Taxes, Estate Planning, Traditional IRA

LHCPA Post 8

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer to..........

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L&H CPAs
L&H CPAs

14 July, 2020

Taxes, Estate Planning, Traditional IRA

LHCPA Post 7

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer to..........

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L&H CPAs
L&H CPAs

14 July, 2020

Taxes, Estate Planning, Traditional IRA

LHCPA Post 6

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer to..........

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L&H CPAs
L&H CPAs

14 July, 2020

Traditional IRA, Removing money from a qualified plan

LHCPA Post 4

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer to..........

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L&H CPAs
L&H CPAs

14 July, 2020