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Tax Moves to Make Now If You Think Biden Will Be President
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Tax Moves to Make Now If You Think Biden Will Be President

"I'm going to get rid of the bulk of Trump's $2 trillion tax cut, and a lot of you may not like that, but I'm going to close loopholes like capital ga…
September 29, 2020
What to Know About the Tax Extension Deadline on October 15 (Ep. 46 Rebroadcast)
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What to Know About the Tax Extension Deadline on October 15 (Ep. 46 Rebroadcast)

Kiplinger.com tax editor Rocky Mengle joins host Ryan Ermey to discuss what you should know about the October 15 tax extension deadline. Also, Kipling…
September 29, 2020
Social Security Recipients, Veterans Must Act Now to Get Extra $500 Stimulus Check
Coronavirus and Your Money

Social Security Recipients, Veterans Must Act Now to Get Extra $500 Stimulus Check

The deadline for seniors and veterans to request an additional $500 stimulus check for a dependent child is approaching fast. See how you can claim yo…
September 25, 2020
With Estate Taxes on Sale Now, You Snooze, You Lose!
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With Estate Taxes on Sale Now, You Snooze, You Lose!

You may want to consider gifting your home — or maybe a fractional interest in it — as well as using an irrevocable trust before it’s too late.
September 25, 2020
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The Annuity With a Tax-Planning Twist
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The Annuity With a Tax-Planning Twist

A qualified life annuity contract helps retirees with guaranteed payments to last their entire lives.
September 21, 2020

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10 States With the Lowest Beer Taxes
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10 States With the Lowest Beer Taxes

If you want to get a brew that won't strain your wallet, consider pouring up in these 10 states.
September 18, 2020
10 States With the Highest Beer Taxes
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10 States With the Highest Beer Taxes

Find out where you'll spend the most money on some suds.
September 18, 2020
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Child Tax Credit Would Go Up Under Biden Proposal
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Child Tax Credit Would Go Up Under Biden Proposal

Some families would see their tax credit jump from $2,000 to $3,600 per child under Joe Biden's plan. But there are a couple of important catches.
September 18, 2020
Election 2020: Joe Biden's Tax Plans
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Election 2020: Joe Biden's Tax Plans

With the economy in trouble, tax policy takes on added importance in the 2020 presidential election. So, let's take a look at what Joe Biden has said …
September 18, 2020
Now’s the Time for Estate Tax Planning
Financial Planning

Now’s the Time for Estate Tax Planning

There's a wealth of opportunity with IRS interest rates at an all-time low and the federal estate and gift tax exemption at an historic high.
September 18, 2020
Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced
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Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced

Filing taxes after a divorce can add yet another problem to an already long list of challenges. But here are some tips to make your return to single l…
September 18, 2020
Oregon Wildfire Victims Get More Time to Pay Taxes
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Oregon Wildfire Victims Get More Time to Pay Taxes

The tax relief is currently available to Oregon wildfire victims in Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn and Marion counties.
September 17, 2020
Stimulus Check Update: 9 Million Americans Could Still Claim a Payment
Coronavirus and Your Money

Stimulus Check Update: 9 Million Americans Could Still Claim a Payment

The IRS is sending out letters to people who didn't file a 2018 or 2019 tax return encouraging them to claim a stimulus check if they're eligible.
September 17, 2020
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What Trump's Payroll Tax Cut Will Mean for You
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What Trump's Payroll Tax Cut Will Mean for You

President Trump issued an executive order to suspend the collection of Social Security payroll taxes. How much could it save you?
September 17, 2020
Tax Tip: How to Deduct Property Damage Caused by Hurricane Sally
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Tax Tip: How to Deduct Property Damage Caused by Hurricane Sally

Get the maximum tax deduction for property losses resulting from Hurricane Sally or other natural disasters.
September 17, 2020
Estimated Tax Payments Are Due Today
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Estimated Tax Payments Are Due Today

The deadline for 2020 third quarter estimated tax payments is here. Get your payments in by midnight tonight.
September 15, 2020
Estimated Tax Payments Are Due September 15
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Estimated Tax Payments Are Due September 15

The deadline for 2020 third quarter estimated tax payments is almost here. Get your payments in now.
September 14, 2020
When Are 2020 Estimated Tax Payments Due?
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When Are 2020 Estimated Tax Payments Due?

If you're self-employed or don't have taxes withheld from other sources of taxable income, it's up to you to periodically pay the IRS by making estima…
September 11, 2020
Will There Be a Second Stimulus Check?
Coronavirus and Your Money

Will There Be a Second Stimulus Check?

Despite support from President Trump and key Congressional leaders, the odds of getting another $1,200 stimulus check this year are fading fast.
September 10, 2020
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Tax Tip: How to Deduct Property Damage Caused by Hurricane Laura
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Tax Tip: How to Deduct Property Damage Caused by Hurricane Laura

Get the maximum tax deduction for property losses resulting from Hurricane Laura or other natural disasters.
August 31, 2020
IRS Extends Tax Due Dates for Hurricane Laura Victims
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IRS Extends Tax Due Dates for Hurricane Laura Victims

Victims of Hurricane Laura have until the end of the year to file tax returns and make tax payments.
August 31, 2020
How Workers Face Double Taxation Under Trump's Payroll Tax Break
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How Workers Face Double Taxation Under Trump's Payroll Tax Break

There's a catch if your Social Security payroll taxes are deferred under President Trump's recent executive order, which kicks in on September 1.
August 31, 2020
Deferred Payroll Taxes to Be Paid in 2021
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Deferred Payroll Taxes to Be Paid in 2021

The IRS says Social Security payroll taxes that aren't collected this year under President Trump's executive order will have to be withheld and paid e…
August 29, 2020
Election 2020: President Trump's Tax Plans
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Election 2020: President Trump's Tax Plans

The president hasn't provided details about second-term tax plans if he wins the election, but he has dropped a few hints over the past few months.
August 29, 2020
How to Create Income for Life
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How to Create Income for Life

Having a paycheck you can depend on in retirement is more important than ever.
August 26, 2020