Tax news sources
Taxation and investment go hand in hand. An investor should keep up with the tax laws for planning purposes. This page suggests several online resources.
IRS official information
- Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax For Individuals
- IRS Newsroom, Latest News
- IRS Hot Topics, items of current interest
The IRS's search engine is available at the top of each page. Advanced Search should be used to narrow the scope of intended results.
For those looking for tax changes, every IRS form instruction contains a "What's new" section that's easy to read and is authoritative.
While third parties (those other than the IRS) can often times provide valuable insight, readers are cautioned that the IRS is the only official source of information.
Fairmark provides links to recent featured articles on tax planning and investing, plus an update on recent developments in legislation, IRS guidance, and at Fairmark.com.
Fairmark Newsletter, stay current on tax developments
- Tax Extenders Law Signed (20 December 2014)
On December 19, President Obama signed the law passed by the lame duck Congress to extend expired tax provisions through the end of 2014. As previously reported, the law retroactively restores provisions that expired at the end of 2013, such as the deduction for state and local sales tax. These provisions are extended only through […]
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- New Rule for 529 Account Investments (17 December 2014)
As of 2015, you can change investments in a 529 account twice a year.
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- 2014 Tax Extenders Move (4 December 2014)
Update: The Senate passed this bill on December 16, sending it to President Obama for his signature. It’s not a done deal yet, but Congress appears to be heading toward a one-year extension, through 2014, of various tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013. Many extenders are included in various categories including business and energy. […]
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- Investing: All You Need to Know (23 November 2014)
Here's our take on the briefest possible statement of all you need to know about investing.
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- Another Change in the Rollover Rules (13 November 2014)
New guidance from the IRS clarifies the rule that allows only one 60-day IRA rollover per year.
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