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10 Tax Proposals that Could Impact Affluent Families

10 Tax Proposals that Could Impact Affluent Families

On the campaign trail and now in office, President Biden has promised to enact new tax legislation aimed at making sure wealthy Americans “pay their fair share.” To that end, a number of legislative proposals are currently working their way through the House Ways and Means Committee. Those proposa...
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For the 99.5 Percent Act

For the 99.5 Percent Act

On March 25th, Senator Bernie Sanders introduced the “For the 99.5 Percent Act.” This proposal has the potential to represent a significant reduction in the gift and estate tax exemptions that are currently available. Families that were not previously subject to those taxes could now be impacted. If...
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Financial Planning for a Biden Presidency

Financial Planning for a Biden Presidency

Following the 2020 election, Biden is in the White House and Democrats hold the majority in Congress. While it’s a 50/50 split in the Senate, Vice President Kamala Harris can act as a tie-breaking vote, giving Democrats more leverage to pass legislation. With this current makeup, the likelihood of n...
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2021 Proposed Tax Changes

2021 Proposed Tax Changes

It’s hard to believe we are already several weeks into 2021! Here is a quick review of the current balance of power in Washington: Democrats have secured a slim majority in the house, split the senate 50/50 with Kamala Harris serving as the tiebreaker, along with a Biden presidency. So what does t...
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Opening the back door to tax-free earnings

Opening the back door to tax-free earnings

As covered in our 401(k) – Super Roth article, a Roth IRA offers an attractive tax benefit. But, what do you do if you do not have a 401(k) or your 401(k) does not allow post-tax contributions? The answer is the BackBack-Door Rothdoor Roth which is the conversion from a Traditional to a Roth IRA. B...
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Super Fund your Roth IRA for Tax-Free Earnings

Super Fund your Roth IRA for Tax-Free Earnings

United States Army veteran William Victor Roth will forever be remembered for creating one of the most utilized tax-savings tools available. During his 30-year career as a US Senator, he pioneered a new retirement savings vehicle, the Roth Individual Retirement Account (Roth IRA), as part of the Tax...
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