taxes

  • Terrifying taxpayers for fun and profit

    The official taxpaying season kicks off today, and major companies in the debt business, either as collectors or consolidators, love it and are in full swing.

  • Thinking retirement: When, where and why?

    While your income will likely go down in retirement, moving to a more tax-friendly state could increase the cash value of your annuity.

  • Is a Roth IRA one of your New Years resolutions? If not, why not?

    Ask yourself if, when you start tapping your TSP you’ll be glad you invested pre-tax, or do you wish you had taken the Roth option?

  • To Roth or not to Roth? The million-dollar tax-free question

    When it comes time to start withdrawing money from your TSP will you be glad you invested pre-tax, or wish somebody had talked to you about the Roth option?

  • 2020 taxes, your TSP, mortgage and health premiums

    Because of the 2017 tax law, many were surprised to learn that it no longer paid to itemize deductions that had been important in the past.

  • Want more income in retirement? Move

    Feds more than most groups need to check on their tax status after retirement. That’s why many move.

  • Staying on the good side of the IRS

    Two things in life are inevitable: death and taxes. To learn more about how to make at least the latter a little easier, we spoke with Ebong Eka, entrepreneur and tax expert as well as president of Ericorp Consulting.

  • IRS back on track?

    Over the years the IRS has taken political shots from both parties. Today’s guest columnist says things seem to be getting better.

  • Fewer workers at the IRS means less work getting done

    In today’s Federal Newscast, amid shrinking budgets and workforce cuts, the IRS has also seen a reduction in tax enforcement.

  • GAO: Cuts to IRS workforce making audits difficult

    In today’s Federal Newscast, staffing cuts at the IRS have limited its ability to conduct audits, according to the Government Accountability Office.