Open Enrollment dates for Medicare are October 15 to December 7, 2023. This is the period in which already-enrolled Medicare recipients can change their existing plans to better meet health care and prescription drug plan needs. We also highlight some updates to Medicare to expect in 2024 and beyond.
Are you considering selling shares acquired through your employer’s equity compensation plan? You should be aware of the wash sale rule that can present unique challenges when selling shares at a loss.
Are you considering purchasing an electric or hybrid vehicle this year? In this note, we provide a summary overview of the 2023 Clean Vehicle Credit including a link to the Department of Energy website with information on eligible new and used vehicle models.
The SECURE 2.0 Act is now law and will impact our clients mainly through changes to retirement plan withdrawal rules, 50 and older catch-up contributions, and new ways to add to retirement assets. We highlight some of the changes in this note.
One of the few positives to come from recent inflation is the Internal Revenue Services’ inflation-adjusted changes to 2023 tax rules. These changes span many areas, from income tax brackets to social security to retirement plan contribution limits.
With children leaving for college and others having graduated and beginning careers, Parkside thought it an opportune time to share some financial planning tips for young adults. Please feel free to share this with the young adults in your life.
Waiting out a market correction period can be tough. We recently provided our clients with some long-term portfolio data around market declines similar to the current one, and we offered several proactive steps they could take now to address their financial well-being.
We recently addressed volatility in global stock markets with our clients. Market volatility brought on by significant events such as war is always unsettling, but not uncommon historically. Notably, the US stock market has sold off between 10% to 30% several times in just the past few years— in some cases in much greater amounts than the market’s reaction so far to war in Ukraine.
PayPal, Venmo, Zelle, and similar 3rd party settlement companies will have expanded tax reporting requirements starting January 1, 2022 under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Taxpayers receiving payments for goods and services totaling $600 or more through third-party settlement companies in 2022 will now receive Form 1099-K to report the taxable income.
The Build Back Better Act is inching closer to a vote. While we anticipate the final version will have some compromises, the opportunities for tax planning are beginning to take shape. Here we review the current version of the proposed tax legislation and interpret what it means for you and your estate tax planning.