Summer brings warm weather, fun outdoor activities, and new opportunities to earn some additional income. However, taxes on seasonal income need to be handled with care, whether they’re related to your child’s first job or an extra income opportunity for you. Here are some tips to help you manage the taxes on your summer earnings:… Read More

Here are five common retirement planning ideas and what you can do to take advantage of them. The key is retirement planning starts now, not decades from now when you are reaching retirement age. 1. Having a plan Surprisingly, most do not know how much money is needed for retirement. This is being made much… Read More

With tax season in the rearview mirror, now is the time to take a hard look at your federal and/or state withholdings to ensure next year’s tax bill does not surprise you. A review is more important than ever. There are a number of tax code changes that will impact the amount of tax you… Read More

Taxpayers should file their tax return by the deadline even if they cannot pay their full tax bill. Taxpayers who owe tax and don’t file on time, maybe charged a failure-to-file penalty. This penalty is usually five percent of the tax owed for each month, or part of a month that the tax return is… Read More

What taxpayers should do if they have incorrect or missing documents? Taxpayers should make sure they have all their documents before filing a tax return. Taxpayers who haven’t received a W-2 or Form 1099 should contact the employer, payer or issuing agency and request the missing documents. This also applies for those who received an… Read More

Right about now you’re probably wading through tax records and filling out your tax return. But it’s a daunting task – one that can be frustrating and eat up more hours than you have to devote to it. But you don’t have to go it alone. Loeffler Financial Group continues to keep up with the… Read More

2022 Tax Deductions and Tax Exemptions Standard Deduction Single: $12,950 Joint returns & surviving spouses: $25,900 Married filing separately: $12,950 Head of household: $19,400 The standard deduction increases by $1,400 for a married taxpayer aged 65 or older or blind ($2,800 if both 65 and blind); by $1,750 for a single taxpayer aged 65 or… Read More

September 10, 2021 Employees Who Work for Tips – If you received $20 or more in tips during August, report them to your employer. You can use Form 4070. September 15, 2021 Individuals – Make a payment of your 2021 estimated tax if you are not paying your income tax for the year through withholding (or will… Read More

Higher Taxes May Be In Your Future Here’s what to think about now. There’s little question the tides are moving towards a higher tax environment with multiple trillion dollar spending bills, a new administration, and deficits as far as the eye can see. Instead of feeling helpless, here is a quick look at what might… Read More

Year-round tax planning is for everyone. An important part of that is recordkeeping. Gathering tax documents throughout the year and having an organized recordkeeping system can make it easier when it comes to filing a tax return or understanding a letter from the IRS. Good records help: Identify sources of income. Taxpayers may receive money or property… Read More