Future retirees have long grappled with whether to opt for a traditional or Roth IRA. Those who have a traditional IRA and have seen a decline in the value of their investments may want to consider a conversion to a Roth. This article reviews how these accounts work and the strategy in question.

If a business engages independent contractors to address staffing needs, it needs to be careful that these workers are properly classified for federal tax purposes. This article reviews the general rules for distinguishing an independent contractor from an employee.

No one likes a surprise when filing a tax return. One thing that takes many older people off-guard is getting taxed on their Social Security benefits. This article explains how to calculate provisional income to determine whether your Social Security income is indeed subject to taxation.

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, signed into law late last year, contains a multitude of provisions that may affect individuals. This article discusses how the law affects college education funding; specifically, student loans and tax credits.

This calendar notes important tax deadlines for the second quarter of 2021.