Employer-sponsored retirement plans and IRAs are valuable tools successfully used by millions of Americans to help save for retirement.  Attached to the spending bill passed by Congress was the Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (SECURE Act).  The intent of the law is to make it easier for Americans to use…

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With the filing season now complete for the 2018 tax year, many taxpayers may have noticed that the standard deduction pretty much doubled. The standard deduction was increased to $24,000 per married couple ($12,000 for single tax payers) with the new TCJA tax legislation beginning in 2018, which in turn created a much lower number of taxpayers…

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