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ForYourBenefit is NITP’s weekly radio show which features information and discussion on topics of interest to the Federal employee, including Federal Benefits, financial and retirement planning, and other issues.
Guests and topics change weekly –In 2015, our guests will help you plan and navigate through retirement issues and concerns.
May 2, 2016
A Flatter, Fairer Income Tax. A Good Idea?
This week on For Your Benefit, Tom O’Rourke, estate and tax planning attorney principal at Miles & Stockbridge P.C., joins our how Bob Leins to discuss proposals for changing the income tax law that includes subject that some call “loopholes”. What are some of the perceived “loopholes” know as:
• Employer paid health insurance
• Home mortgage interest
• Charitable donations
• Tax free amounts of Social Security
• Taxation rate on Capital Gains
• “Backdoor Roth”
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the potential changes?
What is the likelihood of passage?
What steps can I take to reduce my income tax pending any changes in the tax code?
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May9, 2016 - Bob Leins welcomes guest Joe Sullender, Managing Director/Investments for the Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors.