When parents divorce without a meeting of the minds or a well-crafted agreement, issues can result as to who is entitled to the tax benefits from supporting their children.
Personal Financial Planning
Here is a way to turn a lemon into lemonade (with a little help from the stock market).
This column offers some of the most common techniques to help save for college.
This column addresses issues facing IRA trustees.
Without a tax professional’s input, much of the benefit of tax-aware best practices is unlikely to be achieved.
Financial planners and tax advisers are sure to receive an increasing number of questions related to elder housing decisions and the financial implications of various choices.
A transfer of ownership of a closely held business in divorce does not trigger gain or loss if it is directly between the spouses.
Familiarity with life insurance will elevate a practitioner’s service from being compliance-oriented to being consultative.
During the divorce proceedings, it is critical for each taxpayer to work with a tax adviser to understand the estate, gift, and income tax consequences of the marriage dissolution.
Foreign high-net-worth individuals immigrating to the United States should seek advice to minimize exposure to the U.S. income, gift, and estate tax system.
The opportunity to get more assets into Roth vehicles via various means has evolved over the last several years.
Baby Boomers born from 1954 to 1964, and all subsequent generations, will be unable to use some planning strategies that have benefited older generations.
Follow these tips for using the final tax return for tax planning post-mortem.
Lisa C. Germano received the highest award given by the accounting profession in the area of taxation.
The new retirement savings account is intended for people with taxable compensation income but who lack access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan.
CPA financial planners can help their clients predict how they may fare financially.
Without a tax practitioner’s ongoing planning and involvement, the benefits of tax-aware management are less likely to be achieved.
Treasury said eligible individuals nationwide may now open a new retirement account for people with earned income who may lack access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan.
Identifying qualified dividends and helping taxpayers meet the requirements for qualified dividend status are valuable client services.
An Overview of Tax Practice Issues That Arise Under Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services
This column discusses some of the issues that might arise for tax practitioners in light of Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services.