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Tax Tips on Gambling Winnings and Losses

Whether you roll the dice, bet on the ponies, play cards or enjoy the slot machines, you should know that as a casual gambler, your winnings are fully taxable and must be reported on your income-tax …

Two of the finest deferred-compensation plans in the nation are offered to the employees of the State and City of New York. With that said, the most common mistake I come across when helping …

Your Home Sale And Your Capital Gains

What is the best tax break available to John and Jane Taxpayer? If they're homeowners, it's selling their home. When you sell your primary residence, you can make up to $250,000 in profits if you're …

Some Relief for Those With Rising RMDs

Q.: I'm 72. At $1.3 million, my TRS 403(b) account is at an all-time high and with it, my Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) for 2022 will also be at an all-time high. Is there any way to alleviate …

Your Home Sale And Your Capital Gains

What is the best tax break available to John and Jane Taxpayer? If they're homeowners, it's selling their home. When you sell your primary residence, you can make up to $250,000 in profits if you're …

Tax Advantages Of Home-Ownership

Buying a home is the single-most-valuable investment most families make, and home ownership offers income-tax breaks that make it the foundation for overall tax planning. The tax law provides …

Understanding Capital Gains and Losses

Capital assets include a home, household furnishings and stocks and bonds held in a personal account. When a capital asset is sold, the difference between the amount you paid for the asset and the …

Income-Tax Benefits Available to Parents

All parents are familiar with the high cost of raising children. But did you know that your children may help you to qualify for some income-tax benefits? Here are some tax benefits the IRS wants …

Largest Social Security COLA in 40 years! The following will take place on Jan. 1, 2022: The Social Security adjustment will be 5.9 percent.The Social Security wage base will be increased to …

7 Deadly Tax Sins Can Lead to Grief

Taxes are complicated, so it's no wonder that everyone makes mistakes from time to time. But some actions go beyond incorrect arithmetic or thinking something is deductible when it's not. Some …

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