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Five Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Secure Retirement
About 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day until around 2030. If you’re part of that group, or if you’re planning ahead for a comfortable retirement, the Connecticut Society of CPAs offers this advice for securing your financial...
Putting Miscellaneous Deductions to Work
Now that you’re just about ready to file your tax return, are you sure you claimed all the deductions that you’re due? Most Americans know that they can deduct items such as charitable donations, mortgage interest, and property taxes. But you may...
Five Tax Tips for the Unemployed
If you find yourself out of work, taxes may be the last thing you want to think about, but it’s important to continue your tax and other financial planning, even when you’re unemployed. The Connecticut Society of CPAs offers practical tips that...
Do’s and Don’ts for Paying your Tax Bill
About three-quarters of individual taxpayers received refunds last year, according to Internal Revenue Service statistics. However, many people find that they do owe taxes when April 15 comes around. If you fall into that group, the Connecticut...
Tackling Taxes If You’re Self-Employed
Tax time is tough, there’s no question about it, but it’s even more challenging when you’re self-employed and trying to deal with the sometimes confusing rules and recordkeeping that can go hand in hand with running your own...
What You Should Know About Taxes and Social Security Benefits
What You Should Know about Taxes and Social Security Benefits   Will your tax bill this year include taxes on your Social Security benefits? About 55 million people receive monthly Social Security payments and some of them pay taxes on up to 85...
Your Tax Return: What Could Go Wrong?
What do you want to do now, or next year, or five or ten years down the road? This is the time of year when people step back and consider where they stand and how close they are to achieving long-held goals. No matter what your objectives,...
Five Steps to Achieving Your Financial Goals
What do you want to do now, or next year, or five or ten years down the road? This is the time of year when people step back and consider where they stand and how close they are to achieving long-held goals. No matter what your objectives,...
Retirement Road Blocks for Baby Boomers
From now until 2030, about 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 every day, according to the Pew Research Center. This large generation, born between 1946 and 1964, has had a huge impact on American culture and society, and that remains the same as...
How Can You Cut Next Year’s Taxes?
Taxes may be the last thing you want to think about at the holidays, but the end of the year is a great time to take some smart steps that can help you minimize your future tax outlays. The Connecticut Society of CPAs provides these ideas for...

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