What Businesses Need To Know About the Excise Tax
Excise tax is an indirect tax on specific goods, services, and activities. Federal excise tax is usually imposed on the sale of things like fuel, airline tickets, heavy trucks and highway tractors, indoor tanning, tires, tobacco, and other goods and services. This tax is commonly included in the cost of the product. While the end […]
What Is the Saver’s Credit?
The Retirement Savings Contributions Credit, also known as the Saver’s Credit, is a special tax credit for low-and moderate-income workers. In tax year 2020, the most recent year for which complete figures are available, Saver’s Credits totaling more than $1.7 billion were claimed on about 9.4 million individual income tax returns. That’s an average of […]
What Is a Designated Roth Account?
Many 401(k) plans allow taxpayers to make Roth contributions as long as the plan has a designated Roth account. Your plan may also allow you to transfer amounts to the designated Roth account in the plan or borrow money. Check with your employer to find out if your 401(k), 403(b), or 457 governmental plan has […]
Tax Breaks for Older Adults and Retirees
Everyone wants to save money on their taxes, and retirees and older adults are no exception. If you’re 50 or older, here are six tax tips that could help you do just that. 1. Standard Deduction for Seniors If you and your spouse are 65 or older and do not itemize your deductions, you can […]