Tax Newsletter – October 2015

The HoganTaylor LLP Tax Team is excited to present the October 2015 edition of our eNewsletter. Our newsletter is designed to help you keep up with the latest tax issues.

We’ve designed the newsletter to be read in quick chunks–knowing that leisurely reading time is a luxury for most of you. We’ll also always have the content on our site so that you can refer to it later.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the HoganTaylor Tax Team with any questions you may have regarding these subjects. Additionally, we welcome any thoughts or ideas you may have for future newsletter topics.

In This Issue:

Cons and Pros of Roth IRAs

Annual contributions to IRAs, including Roth IRAs, are now capped at $5,500 ($6,500 if you’re 50 or older). Roth IRA contributions aren’t tax deductible, they’re available only to workers and their spouses, and they’re off-limits to high-income taxpayers. Read More

Where to Find Investment Income

Yields on bank accounts and money market funds continue to be negligible. That’s discouraging for people who anticipate cash flow from their savings. In some cases, such income is vital for paying ongoing expenses. Even if that’s not the case, the unearned cash flow would be a nice way to pad your portfolio. Of course, be sure to understand any investment carefully before you commit. Read More

Social Media for Business Owners

The explosion of social media has changed marketing plans for many companies, large and small. Indeed, you already may be using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and so on to boost your business. If you’re not up and running on social media, though, there’s no need to panic. Some basic steps can get you off to a good start. Read More

Tax Calendar

Find out what tax deadlines are approaching in November of 2015. Read More