Could You Be Saving on Taxes by Living in a Different State? | August 2023

Could You Be Saving on Taxes by Living in a Different State? As taxpayers grow more affluent or near retirement, many begin to consider moving to a state that does not collect personal income tax.  Perhaps Florida is the state most well known as the “tax free retirement state,” but there are eight states that currently do not have an…

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Successfully Navigating Estimated Payments to a Safe Harbor | May 2023

Another tax season has come and gone, and (hopefully!) you got your return filed on time.  Did you wind up having to write a big check to the government, making you wonder “Why do I still owe taxes?”  We can help answer that question: https://www.krilogy.com/why-do-i-still-owe-taxes/ Or maybe your tax preparer gave you vouchers and instructions to make estimated tax payments…

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2022 Retirement Account Deadlines

The upcoming tax deadline of April 18, 2023, looms large for millions of taxpayers, but it’s also the deadline for a few other things that you may need to know about, some of which can favorably help you with your 2022 tax return. In addition to being the date by which your Form 1040 Individual Tax Return needs to be…

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Roth Conversions in a Bear Market | December 9, 2022

Roth Conversions in a Bear Market 2022 has been a difficult year for investors, but the market decline can present the potential to capitalize on a long-term tax savings plan by converting traditional IRA funds to a Roth IRA. What Is a Roth IRA? Roth IRAs are individual retirement accounts that are set up with contributions from assets on which…

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The IRS Waives Missed RMD Penalty for Certain Required Minimum Distributions

On October 7th, 2022, the IRS released Notice 2022-53 announcing they intend to waive the 50% excise tax on certain required minimum distributions (RMDs) from retirement plans in 2021 and 2022. Listed below is a brief backstory to get you up to speed. Backstory: In December 2019, Congress passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019…

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Tax Relief for Missouri Flood Victims

The Internal Revenue Service and Missouri Department of Revenue have granted tax relief for victims affected in the severe storms and flooding that began July 25, 2022. Individuals and households affected by the severe storms and flooding qualify for tax relief if the individual resides or has a business located in: The Independent City of St. Louis; Montgomery County; St….

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Why do I still owe taxes?

There can be many answers to this question, but for the vast majority of U.S. tax filers paid as W-2 employees, the likely culprit is the under withholding of taxes. There are several things that may occur during the year that can lead to a shortfall of tax withholding. Because of this possibility, we encourage you to review your W-4…

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Top Ten Common Mistakes to Avoid as You Prepare for Tax Season

The Krilogy® Tax team is gearing up for another successful tax season, and we want to help you feel as confident and prepared as possible. As we kick off the season, we wanted to share a few common tax mistakes that we have come across recently to help you avoid doing the same before you file your 2021 tax return….

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Qualified Charitable Distributions

At Krilogy, we work with clients through all phases of their retirement planning, investment strategies, and tax strategies. A key point in this journey occurs when a client reaches 72 years old, the age at which they must begin taking Required Minimum Distributions (“RMD”) from their retirement accounts. However, in some cases the individual may not want or need this…

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