Reducing the Impact of Obamacare’s Net Investment Income Tax
The pain of the NIIT, designed to partially fund the Affordable Care Act, can be softened by smart planning.
Andy Friedman’s 8 Tips to Cut Taxes for Clients Before Congress Acts
Nobody can accurately guess how Congress will act, so take advantage of these current tax savings, suggests The Washington Update's Friedman.
Noncash Charitable Donations: Proceed With Caution
Failure to properly document noncash gifts can result in disallowance as charitable tax deductions and even monetary penalties, the American Endowment Foundation warns.
Combine ILITs With IRA Trusts to Maximize Inherited IRA Benefits
Estate planning for IRA assets can be complicated. An irrevocable life insurance trust with an IRA trust can provide a solution.
SaveDay to Launch Robo-401(k) for Small Businesses
A new robo-401(k) that targets small-business owners hit the market in February.
How Advisors Can Help the Community, Boost Their Business
At TD Ameritrade’s National LINC conference in Orlando, attendees discussed ways they were positively interacting with their communities and the benefits to their businesses.
Schwab, Fidelity Report Record Donor-Advised Fund Giving in 2015
In a sign of the times, Fidelity DAFs now accept contributions in bitcoin.
Charitable Giving Will Grow in 2016 and 2017: Report
The nonprofit sector in the U.S., and in particular education, can look forward to growth in giving this year and next, a study finds.
Tax Law Changes Affecting Your Clients
Congress extended some tax breaks and made others permanent; here are the ones that might benefit individual clients.
Oops: IRS Wrongly Gave Tax-Exempt Status to Many EZ Filers
A Taxpayer Advocate study found that 37% of 501(c)(3) groups that had filed the shortened IRS form didn't satisfy the required organizational test.