Republicans had a very good day in midterm elections yesterday. But can they translate their ballot-box success into a positive legislative agenda? Six things to watch.
Retirement planning has a strong ally in qualified charitable distribution (QCD), a gifting strategy that has been availably to retirees since 2006. QCD is up for renewal in Congress, and its extension (or not) could have a major impact on retirement planning,
When you hear the term '401(k) account,' you might immediately think of an employer-sponsored plan. But Solo 401(k) plans allow small business owners and independent contractors to save for retirement in similar types of accounts.
Republicans aren’t going to get rid of the IRS or pass term limits, a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution, a lifetime ban on lobbying for members of Congress or much else on the Ted Cruz Top 10. That's not being straight with voters.
Taxes aren't due for another six months, but you don't have to wait until the last minute to get the ball rolling. Here are five things to consider doing now to make tax season easier.
The IRS is taking a hard look at 'supersize' IRAs, or Mitt Romney-esque retirement accounts valued in the multimillions. According to regulators, the holders of these IRAs probably didn’t end up with huge accounts merely by making maximum contributions each year and investing wisely.
Political gridlock in Congress, plus a weakened IRS, has led to more tax avoidance, writes Eric Toder. How is that true, and what can be done to stop it?