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
- Interpretation of Stock Vesting Rule (5 January 2014)
The Tax Court recently rejected an IRS attempt to treat stock as vested based on a provision in the regulations dealing with termination for cause.
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- Share Identification Under Attack (3 January 2014)
It would be a huge mistake to repeal share identification, but no one seems to be paying attention.
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- Clergy Housing Allowance Exemption Unconstitutional (30 December 2013)
A federal judge has struck down a tax provision excluding clergy housing allowances from income.
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- IRS Announces Tax Season Start Date (22 December 2013)
The IRS has announced that it will begin accepting 2013 income tax returns on January 31, 2014. Here's what's strange about that particular date.
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- Roth Guide Updated (22 December 2013)
Our free online guide to Roth retirement accounts has been fully updated. This extensive guide offers much of the information covered in Go Roth!, our book on the subject. Roth IRA and Other Roth Retirement Accounts
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