Retirement Planning

Managing tax brackets in retirement

A tax adviser can help a client smooth out the high-income-tax peaks and the corresponding lower-tax-bracket years with an effective bracket-management strategy.

Roth IRA Planning

The opportunity to get more assets into Roth vehicles via various means has evolved over the last several years.

IRS Finalizes Regulations on Use of QLACs

New IRS rules provide that longevity annuity payments will not be required to begin prematurely, thus adding flexibility to retirement planning and helping to protect individuals from outliving their savings.

Newsletter Articles

TAX REFORM

Traps for the unwary: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes

By now many of us are familiar with the various provisions of the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), P.L. 115-97. Here is a list of changes together with (perhaps) unexpected nuances.

DEDUCTIONS

Qualified business income deduction regs. and other guidance issued

The package includes final regulations, guidance on how to calculate W-2 wages, a safe-harbor rule for rental real estate businesses, and new proposed rules on the treatment of previously suspended losses.