Congress gives a holiday gift in favorable tax provisions

Congress gives a holiday gift in favorable tax provisions

As part of a year-end budget bill, Congress just passed a package of tax provisions that will provide savings for some taxpayers. The White House has announced that President Trump will sign the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 into law. It also...
Use a Coverdell ESA to help pay for your child’s education

Use a Coverdell ESA to help pay for your child’s education

There are several ways to save for your child’s or grandchild’s education, including with a Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA). Although for federal tax purposes there’s no upfront deduction for contributions made to an ESA, the earnings on the contributions...
Year-end tax and financial to-do list for individuals

Year-end tax and financial to-do list for individuals

With the dawn of 2019 on the near horizon, there are many items that you need to take care of before the end of 2018. here’s a quick list of tax and financial to-dos you should address before the end of the year. Check your FSA balance. If you have a Flexible Spending...