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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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