Q: My parents would like to give me a loan of $150k. How can we structure this loan so that we are in compliance with any rules from the IRS? A: To structure a loan in compliance with the IRS rules, you need to take the following steps: • Prepare a written loan document. It’s… Continue reading You’ve Got Questions ~ We’ve Got The Answer: Family Loans
From CBS Interactive/ By Steve Vernon Have you ever opened your 401(k) account statement and stressed out because the balance has declined? Don’t panic. Instead, try these strategies to address the inevitable stock market fluctuations that will occur during your lifetime. Workers Under 50: If you're less than 50 years old, "do nothing" is most… Continue reading What To Do If Your 401(k) Account Value Declines
Don’t forget these 10 points when considering and selecting your lender and loan officer: 1. Research the lender and loan officer to ensure they are a good fit for you. 2. What is their knowledge, experience, and commitment to service? 3. Are they local and respected by the realtor community? 4. Will your lender be… Continue reading Refinancing This Summer? Buying A New Home?
As we shared this winter in an article called Why Is Your Tax Refund Smaller for 2018 (written by Shira Schoenberg and including quotes from Andrew Schwartz CPA), many individuals were surprised that they had smaller tax refunds or owed more in federal income taxes than they had expected in connection with filing their 2018… Continue reading This Summer, Work Through Your 2019 Tax Projection
Will your child be working at a summer job? If so, here are a few items to consider: How to complete Form W-4. When you child begins their summer job and will be paid as a W-2 employee, their new employer will require them to complete a Form W-4, instructing the employer how to withhold… Continue reading Tips for Kids with a Summer Job