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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Matt Mercer

How do the new tax laws affect my 529 plan?

Quality education is something worth saving for, so why not use a plan that offers incredible income tax breaks? 529 plans can be used for college savings and prepaid tuition plans and are a great option for either saving for yourself or your child. However, it’s important to understand how new tax laws affect the rules for 529 plans. What…

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Charles Schulz

Why Year-End Planning in 2018 is More Important Than Ever

2018 has proven to be a year unlike many others as the United States experienced the biggest tax law overhaul in decades with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Much has been written about the implications for the average taxpayer, and we at Krilogy Financial® and Krilogy® Tax Services have been advising clients on issues such as charitable giving…

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Matt Mercer

Veterans: You May Be Eligible for a Tax Refund

If you’re one of the 130,000 combat-injured veterans whose disability severance pay was taxed between 1991 and 2016, a recent letter from the Department of Defense could be informing you that you may be eligible for a refund. This is the result of the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 which allows veterans the opportunity to file an amendment…

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Drew Forrester

Make Strategic Tax Planning a Priority For Your Retirement Plan

If you’re like most, you approach your retirement planning with the sole focus on building your nest egg, accumulating as much as possible to get you to your goals. Yet there’s an often overlooked piece of the planning that could have an impact on your finances in retirement –strategic tax planning. What could your tax exposure be, and how can…

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John McArthur

The fundamentals of rebalancing your portfolio

We often get questions about rebalancing portfolios and when to do it. What should trigger a rebalancing? Should it be done every January or should it follow a criteria based on numbers? What about tax implications? And how do I know when to get a pro involved? Let’s tackle these three questions one at a time. January: A great time…

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Kevin Reynolds

Tax Loss Harvesting: A Tax Saving Strategy

If you’re like many investors, you felt the impact of this year’s market correction. Perhaps you experienced losses in certain asset classes, or saw specific investments fall in value. Your first reaction may be emotional, or you may feel there isn’t much you could do about it. But what if I told you that a market correction could deliver a…

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