taxes

  • 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.

  • Tax Season Special

    FEDtalk It’s that time of year again–tax season. Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday at 11 am ET for a discussion on the most important things for federal employees and members of the public to…

  • Federal employees get much needed guidance for future shutdowns

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Government Ethics laid out what kind of aid furloughed employees are allowed to receive during a government shutdown.

  • Brace for your peanut-sized, post-shutdown paycheck

    If you don’t like financial surprises you are probably going to hate the catch-up paycheck coming your way. The money you get for shutdown-delayed wages may not be nearly as much as you expected.