May 01, 2018Inflation-adjusted limits for deductible contributions to health savings accounts for 2018 were recently announced. This was a result of the mandated new calculations of various inflation-adjusted amounts in the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Read More
Apr 02, 2018Most people know that the traditional IRA is a pre-tax investment, while the Roth IRA is funded with after tax dollars. Barry Frantz, EA discusses some of the factors to consider when evaluating the traditional IRA against the Roth IRA in this video. Read More
Apr 02, 2018Retirement can creep up on you. One day you are climbing the corporate ladder or building a client base for your business. Next thing you know, you are in your 50's or 60's. Before you take that gold watch at your farewell party, make sure you are avoiding these retirement planning mistakes. Read More
Apr 02, 2018When you think about how much money you will need in retirement, you may consider your living costs, travel expenses and hobbies you would like to enjoy. But you may be overlooking one of the largest costs for most retirees: health care. Read More
Mar 01, 2018The limit on elective deferral for contributions to 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, most 457 plans and the federal government's Thrift Savings Plan increased from $18,000 in 2017 to $18,500 for 2018. Read More
Jan 01, 2018Divorce often involves the splitting of major financial assets, and an IRA plan is, in some cases, a couple's largest single financial asset. Splitting an IRA in a divorce is not like splitting a home or other assets. Here are 3 important facts to be aware of. Read More
Jan 01, 2018While the death of a grandparent or a parent is very sad, if you do end up receiving an inherited IRA, do not just cash out the funds. It will cost you in income taxes if you do! Read More
Dec 01, 2017Is socking away large sums in a tax-deferred retirement account ever a bad idea? It is when you exceed the annual IRS limits. And intentional or not, the penalties can be painful. Here is how overfunding occurs and what steps to take to fix the problem. Read More
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January 2019 Tim Terry Again Named to Corridor Business Journals Most Influential List, 5th Annual Realtor and Developer Summit, Iowa Itemized Deductions for 2018 Tax Year, and more!
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November 2018 Medicare Open Enrollment, New Tax Law Has Significant Effects on Divorce, and More!
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June 2018 QuickBooks® Seminar, Update on the TCJA, Medicare Enrollment Basics, and More!
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April 2018 Retirement Issue: Avoid These Retirement Planning Mistakes, 5 Tips to Win the Battle Against Retirement Health Care Costs, Financial Calculators Available and More!
March 2018 Where is My Income Tax Refund?, Taxes and Virtual Currencies What You Need to Know, 2018 Dollar Limitations on Retirement Plan Contributions, Beware: New Twist on an Old Scam and More!
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April 2017 Where is My Iowa Tax Refund? What is Tax Cost Basis on Investments? Should You Amend Your Tax Return? Where Does the DOL Fiduciary Rule Stand Today? And more!
March 2017 IRS Payment Agreements, A New Way to Save for Individuals with Disabilities, Account Registration of Your Assets and More!
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