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Compliance with DOL and Immigration Laws and Regulations for Agricultural Businesses

Agricultural and Food Law Updated: July 18, 2018

The financial stability of farming operations throughout the United States is heavily dependent on the proper employment of foreign agricultural workers....

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Resources

Personal Finance Updated: January 11, 2018

The Financial Security for All Community of Practice has compiled the following list of informational resources related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Tax...

What is the Federal Estate Tax Exemption and Federal Estate Tax Rate?

Personal Finance Updated: February 07, 2017

The top estate tax rate for 2017 is 40% and there is a $5,490,000 exemption amount. Individuals can transfer up to $5,490,000 (indexed for inflation in the...

What is the "Kiddie Tax"?

Personal Finance Updated: February 07, 2017

Effective January 1, 2008, so-called "Kiddie Tax" rules pertaining to a child's investment income were changed. The age limit for this tax increased to...

Can I roll over or transfer a fixed deferred annuity tax free?

Personal Finance Updated: December 08, 2013

Fixed annuities are similar to bank certificates of deposit (CDs) in that they earn a guaranteed interest rate for a set period of time. Two major...

My mother passed away more than three years ago. The estate has long been settled. How long do I need to keep her financial records? Her house was passed on to her four children.

Personal Finance Updated: December 08, 2013

Which records to keep and how long during one's lifetime depends on the type of record being considered.See this page for guidelines: Organize Your Important...

What can new parents do if they have not yet received the Social Security number for their newborn child? Should we reapply?

Personal Finance Updated: December 08, 2013

Hospitals routinely provide the paperwork necessary to get a Social Security number issued to a newborn. Do not reapply unless you have first determined that...

Do I have to pay capital gain taxes on my required minimum distribution (RMD)?

Personal Finance Updated: July 12, 2012

To calculate your RMD, divide the amount of money held in your tax-deferred account(s) at year end by the number of years left in the account owner's life...

Do cooperatives pay taxes?

Cooperatives Updated: January 28, 2011

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