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Rocky has more than 20 years of experience covering tax developments. He came to Kiplinger from Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, and, before that, he worked for Kleinrock Publishing. He has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law and a BA in History from Salisbury University in Salisbury, Md.
Thanks to the SECURE Act, RMDs aren't required until you turn age 72.
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Know the tax deadlines that apply to you, so you won't be hit with IRS penalties or miss out on a valuable tax break.
Gov. Hogan hopes $1 billion in additional tax relief will make it more affordable for retirees to stay in Maryland.
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If you're an early bird when it comes to filing your taxes, start gathering your receipts now. The IRS will begin processing 2019 tax returns soon.
Unlike last year, all Americans must file their federal income tax return by the same date in 2020.
The IRS had plenty of unhappy customers during the 2019 filing season. A lot of people who got tax refunds in previous years were shocked to discover that they had to pay taxes when they filed their 2018 ...
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Who will face President Trump in the 2020 election? Right now, 12 Democrats are in the race…and that number is dropping fast (Cory Booker just bowed out). It's been a crazy contest so far, and it will ...
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With the decline of traditional pensions, most of us are now responsible for squirrelling away money for our own retirement. In today's do-it-yourself retirement savings world, we rely largely on 401(k) ...
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The tax code is chock full of tax deductions that can save you a boatload of money. But there's also a lot of bad information about tax deductions floating around. For instance, a friend might tell...
For new retirees—especially those on a fixed income—it's more important than ever to take full advantage of every tax break available. Afterall, you have to stretch out your retirement savings to cover ...
If you're age 70½ or older, take your RMD now to avoid a big penalty.
'Tis the season for giving. So why not take advantage of the annual gift tax exclusion before ringing in the new year.
You have to claim all the write-offs you're entitled to if you really want to cut your income tax bill to the bone. Unfortunately, though, people often miss great tax-saving opportunities because they ...
Shorter days, leafless trees and frost on the ground are all signs that it's time for snowbirds to head south for the winter. Of course, I'm not talking about real birds—"snowbirds" are people who live ...
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Retirees relocate for lots of different reasons, from the weather to proximity to grandchildren. Moving from a pricey part of the country to one with low housing prices could also lower your expenses and ...
The IRS unveiled the 2020 tax brackets, and it's never too early to start planning to minimize your future tax bill.
After winning the "Jeopardy!" Tournament of Champions, James Holzhauer will owe the IRS and California even more on April 15.