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    Rolling into a Roth

    If a traditional IRA contains some after-tax contributions, it can still be converted to a Roth.

    1 min read Oct 06, 2008
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    Deducting exercise equipment

    If a doctor prescribes exercise equipment for physical therapy, the IRS allows a deduction.

    1 min read Sep 24, 2008
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    Inherited IRA withdrawals

    The beneficiary of an inherited IRA can withdraw without the 10-percent penalty.

    2 min read Sep 18, 2008
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    Taxes on per diem

    When figuring whether or not per diem is taxed, take into account your ‘tax home,’ says CPA George Saenz.

    2 min read Sep 16, 2008
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    Moving an IRA to another bank

    How often you can transfer retirement accounts depends on the type of transfer, says CPA George Saenz.

    2 min read Sep 15, 2008
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    Real estate taxes for ex-pats

    An ex-pat married to a non-resident alien needs to weigh the merits of a second U.S. home, says CPA George Saenz.

    2 min read Sep 11, 2008
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    Dodging double taxation

    Germany has a tax treaty with the U.S., which will help employees avoid double taxation.

    2 min read Sep 04, 2008
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    Actual tax rates may vary

    Long-term capital gains rates are the same under AMT, but phaseouts could change your rate.

    2 min read Sep 03, 2008
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    Bank deposit taxes

    Foreigners are exempt from income tax on bank deposit interest.

    1 min read Aug 26, 2008
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    Retirement account losses

    A legal settlement for retirement account losses won’t affect contribution limits.

    1 min read Aug 25, 2008
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    Maximizing your 401(k)

    Save income tax, and set your 401(k) contributions to maximize your employer’s match.

    2 min read Aug 12, 2008
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    Filing for the incapacitated

    By using a power of attorney, a couple can file a joint tax return if one spouse has dementia.

    2 min read Aug 11, 2008
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