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I contributed to a Roth IRA, but make too much money. What do I do now?

The IRS specifies that you can only contribute to a Roth IRA if you make under a certain income limit. For 2022 you can make a full contribution if you are: Single and make under $129,000 or married and make under $204,000. You can make a partial contribution if you are: Single and make under $144,000 or married and make under $214,000. What if you made a contribution already earlier in the year and then made more than you expected…

How Having a Side Hustle Can Boost Your Finances and Lower your Taxes

There are many, many advantages to owning a small business—unlimited upside, work your own hours, better free time, and tax deductions, just to name a few. Many professionals choose to have a side hustle in addition to their normal 9-5 simply for the tax and retirement strategies. I recently helped a client realize that she could save thousands of dollars in taxes and deferred taxes by starting her own LLC. She decided to implement this before year’s end so she…

It’s Tax Time–Let us help you with your return.

Did you know that in addition to being a financial planning firm we also offer tax preparation services? Our clients have benefited tremendously from this because we already know their tax situation and performing their return allows us to plan for taxes even more effectively. Maynard has been doing tax returns since 1994. Daniel just got his licensed tax preparer’s number and is excited about providing this valuable service to our clients. In addition, we made a valuable connection this…

The New Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Maximize Your Tax Refund This Year

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Two certain things in life are death and taxes. And even though much can change in the tax system, the IRS will always be there to take their portion of your income. Much indeed has changed since the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Many Americans this year are seeing less of a tax refund or more of a liability than they were expecting because their employers withheld less taxes on their pay-stubs last year. In an effort to reduce…