Five tax-efficient strategies for 2015

Five tax-efficient strategies for 2015

With tax reform proposals from the White House and the new Congress likely to spark debate, any potential tax code changes will face close scrutiny. Today, tax-efficient planning strategies take on heightened importance. When planning in 2015, consider these five strategies that may help investors mitigate their tax bills. 1. Invest in municipal bonds to

IRS opens door to direct retirement assets to a Roth

IRS opens door to direct retirement assets to a Roth

For 401(k) participants with a mix of pretax and after-tax funds in their retirement plan, planning may be easier following a recent announcement from the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS issued a notice in September that provides clarification on how to distribute these funds. Participants will be able to direct pre-tax funds to a traditional