Senate Finance Passes 529 Reform Bill
The bipartisan bill modernizes the treatment of 529 plans in three ways.
529 College Plan Bill to Be Debated in Senate Committee
The bill is intended to "modernize" 529 plans and would designate computers as a qualified expense, among other provisions.
Come April, if not earlier, taxes occupy a huge space in your clients’ brains. If you’re providing tax advice, taxes are taking up valuable real estate in your brain, too, if they haven't taken over entirely.
Senate Finance Allows Public Comments on Tax Reform
Interested parties have until April 15 to email their recommendations to the five bipartisan tax working groups.
5 Tips for Saving for College in 2015
While college costs seem to rise inexorably, there are ways for parents and grandparents to pay for a child's tuition without breaking the savings bank.
These 6 Tax Avoidance Strategies Show Tax Code Is Unfair: Senator
During committee hearing on fairness in taxation, Sen. Ron Wyden said he would be guided by Ronald Reagan's three principles on tax reform.
The Third Rail of American Politics Is Live
The Congressional Budget Office's economic outlook for the next 10 years, released in late January, found that the federal deficit will balloon to 4% of GDP by 2025 from 2.8% today, thanks in large part to entitlement programs like Social Security.
Tax Code Should be ‘Tossed Out,’ Expert Tells Senators
At a tax reform hearing, suggestions ranged from raising standard deductions to scrapping the whole tax code and starting from scratch.
Obama Endorses DOL Fiduciary Redraft, Girds for Fight
“If you want to give financial advice, you have to put your clients’ interest first,” Obama said Monday, blasting “backdoor payments” and high fees.
Senate Finance Passes 17 Tax Bills
Changes to REITs, enrolled agents and small insurance companies are included in the package.