Archive | June, 2016

Saving for a Sunny Day

Planning ahead for large short-term expenditures, such as a vacation or new car, can prevent anxiety and save on finance charges. The first step to meeting your short-term savings goals is to establish a systematic savings routine. A variety of automatic savings plans are available through banks and may be offered by your employer. The […]

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Washington Hotline – June 21, 2016

WASHINGTON NEWS IRS Design Challenge Winners On June 10, the IRS announced the winners of its first “Tax Design Challenge.” This innovative crowdsourcing competition was designed to gather ideas to enhance the taxpayer experience. Andrew Miller of San Francisco won both the “Overall Design” $10,000 reward and the “Best Taxpayer Usefulness” $2,000 reward. He is […]

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