Archive | April, 2017

17 Red Flags for IRS Auditors

http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/taxes/T056-S011-red-flags-that-can-raise-your-irs-audit-risk/index.html   By Joy Taylor, Assistant Editor | March 2017 Ever wonder why some tax returns are eyeballed by the Internal Revenue Service while most are ignored? Short on personnel and funding, the IRS audited only 0.70% of all individual tax returns in 2016. So the odds are pretty low that your return will be […]

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Social Security Tips for April 2017

Celebrate National #SocialSecurity Month!     Take ‘5 Steps Toward YOUR Financial Security’ www.socialsecurity.gov/agency/5-steps-toward-your-financial-security Follow Social Security and USA.Gov on Facebook to participate in a live chat on April 20 highlighting Social Security’s 5 Steps Toward Your Financial Security. The livestream will start at 7:00 p.m. ET and will include questions from the public. We look forward […]

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Social Security: Income Replacement Trends Declining for Working Couples

In a way it seems counter-intuitive. Yet a recent report published by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College found that as more women have left their posts as full-time homemakers and joined the workforce, the income replacement rate that Social Security provides to two-earner married couples has been in steady decline.   Demographic […]

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