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Correction of a big tax mistake and late traditional IRA

Correction of a big tax mistake and late traditional IRA


Tax Filing Mistakes

Amended 1040x

Make This One Change to Your Retirement Account Now, Tax Experts Say

Social Security, IRA and tax mistakes to avoid when planning retirement

Correcting Tax Mistakes Using Form 1040X

IRS hit with computer glitch on tax day

Tax refunds will go out despite government shutdown, with early filing date on Jan. 28

The process of filing taxes can be daunting and complex, so it can be easy to make a mistake if you're not careful — and these tax mistakes can end up ...

The Six-Figure Mistake IRA Savers Unknowingly Make

Here's what happens if you file taxes late or pay your taxes late

How Taxes on Traditional IRA Distributions Work in 2018

11 Tips on How to Maximize Your Tax Return

It's STILL Not Too Late To Lower Your Tax Bill: April 15 is More Than Just the Tax Deadline


How to Fix Common FBAR Mistakes

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Dividends can provide tax-friendly income in retirement

What to Do if You Contributed Too Much to Your Roth IRA

File an amended federal income tax return. Here's how.

Smart Tax Planning

Roth IRA Mistakes To Avoid

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That lower tax bracket? Maybe not



You must report all your IRA distributions when you file your taxes.

Roth IRA Conversion: How I Made $110,000 Tax-Free

3 Ways the Tax Law Affects an IRA

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This Is the Biggest Mistake People Make With Their IRAs

What the new tax law means for investment advisory fees


The Top 12 401(k) Mistakes to Avoid

Line 3 is your total tIRA contributions, including previous and current year. For 2014, that would be only the $5500. For 2015, that would be the $5500 for ...

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Financial regrets and lessons learned

Are Roth IRA Contributions Tax Deductible?

Be Your Own Boss: 5 Valuable Tips For The Self Employed

Updated on Feb. 3, 2019 with updated screenshots from the 2018 software. If you use other tax software, see:

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Tax Benefits of Retirement Plans

I thought I didn't receive any retirement income in 2016 since I wasn't retired. The IRS thought differently.

401k Rollover Mistake


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You can change your mind about an IRA distribution without incurring taxes.

Tax Reform! How Physicians and the Self-Employed are Affected - Physician on FIRE

Plan a qualified charitable distribution: This is one of those strategies that the client will only hear about next year when it's too late to take ...

How the Tax Cut Affects Investors

Your Money, Your Future


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5 Common IRA Prohibited Transactions That Could Tax You

Owe back taxes on notebook.

IRA Recharacterizations Past, Present, and After Tax Reform

How to save a lot of money in your pre-tax 401k or SEP IRA

Wrong or missing Social Security numbers. Be sure you enter all SSNs on your tax return exactly as they are on the Social Security cards.

Tax Changes After Marriage: What You Need to Know

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Are you still waiting on tax forms? It can happen. While many forms are required to be sent out by specific dates, there are a lot of reasons why you might ...

Even rollovers that don't result in taxable income must be reported on your return

Tax Refund Direct Deposit: Turn Your Tax Refund into an IRA or Savings Bond Automatically

The Dirty Dozen Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid


Have a Stress-Free Filing: Use Our 2018 Tax Checklist

IRS Model Letter Under Rev Proc 2016-47

2016 and 2017 IRA Contribution Limits

The dawning of 2019 means the 2018 income tax filing season will soon be upon us. After year end, it's generally too late to take action to reduce 2018 ...

I chose to disagree with some or all of the IRS's proposed changes.

Avoid high state income tax

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