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
- An Easier Way to Report Capital Gains (27 February 2015)
The IRS now offers an easier way to report many capital gain transactions.
The post An Easier Way to Report Capital Gains appeared first on Fairmark.com.
- Backdoor Roth Contributions (14 February 2015)
We've added two new articles to our online guide to Roth Retirement Accounts dealing with backdoor Roth IRA contributions.
The post Backdoor Roth Contributions appeared first on Fairmark.com.
- New Roth Book Available (11 February 2015)
The 2015 edition of our book on Roth retirement accounts, Go Roth!, is now available. This update reflects changes in tax rates, legislation and IRS guidance through January 15, 2015.
The post New Roth Book Available appeared first on Fairmark.com.
- TurboTax Apology 2.0 (29 January 2015)
After getting an earful (and then some) from their customers, the folks at Intuit have come up with a new, improved apology for the mess they created in disabling features in some versions of their products, forcing many of their customers to buy a more expensive version. While they’ll need a few days to roll out […]
The post TurboTax Apology 2.0 appeared first on Fairmark.com.
- TurboTax Apology (24 January 2015)
Beginning last year, Intuit began disabling key features in some of its TurboTax offerings so users would have to upgrade to more expensive versions. The change rolled out a year ago to people who prepared returns online, and this year it also affects those who buy the software for installation on their computers (CD or download). For […]
The post TurboTax Apology appeared first on Fairmark.com.
- How do you keep up with the ever-changing tax laws?, forum discussion