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Better news for investors at tax time

...investments held at least five years, notes Bob Trinz of tax publisher RIA Federal Taxes Weekly Alert in New York. Under provisions...percent or 15 percent income bracket. Mark Luscombe of tax publisher CCH Inc. in suburban Chicago acknowledges capital gains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/02/bus_330975.shtml
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Changes to look for when you do your taxes

...phase-in periods that amount to an eternity in the year-to-year world of tax legislation," says Mark Luscombe of tax publisher CCH Inc. The strung-out nature of the tax cut and tax time bombs buried in it make the new law vulnerable to change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/29/bus_335340.shtml
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Relaxed rules for withdrawals from retirement funds

...change amounts to a tax cut - plus the new rules are easier to understand," said retirement expert Nick Kaster of tax publisher CCH Inc. Mark and Emily Meyer, who live near St. Louis, figure the rules change will cut their IRA withdrawals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/22/bus_339876.shtml
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Taxes complicate sale of house

...long-run than the yearly itemized deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes," says tax lawyer John Roth of tax publisher CCH Inc. "The family home is the largest asset owned by many families, and a profitable sale of a longtime family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/10/bus_337744.shtml
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Record number filed taxes electronically

...just-ended tax season suggest taxpayers need to do two things they can't do electronically, says analyst John Roth of tax publisher CCH Inc. - Average refunds of $1,937 suggest that 77 million taxpayers are having too much money withheld from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/30/bus_341331.shtml
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A tax bill with something for everyone

...Bush's original $1.6 trillion bill. "Relief is broader than Bush proposed," says analyst Mark Luscombe of tax publisher CCH Inc., but he's quick to add that temporary relief and tax breaks that are 10 years off won't be the last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/04/bus_310954.shtml
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You can save more now through IRAs, 401ks

...needs, consider the new, improved IRAs that finally got a facelift, says retirement-savings expert Nick Kaster of tax publisher CCH Inc. and author of its new IRA strategies book. "With a maximum annual contribution of $2,000, IRAs were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/06/bus_331732.shtml
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Beware the alternative minimum tax

...you may feel its pinch because many taxpayers must do their taxes twice, says attorney-accountant Mark Luscombe of tax publisher CCH Inc. "You figure your regular federal tax, then calculate the AMT and pay whichever is greater." Figuring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/30/bus_335510.shtml
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