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|• ||2015 Federal Income Tax Rates, Retirement Contribution Limits, Kiddie Tax, Gift Tax Exclusion And More|
Updated 2015 Federal tax brackets and income tax rates, retirement plan contribution limits, annual gift tax exclusion, kiddie tax, medical savings accounts, LTC premium deduction limit.
|• ||IRS Announces 2015 Estate And Gift Tax Limits|
The federal estate tax exemption rises to $5.43 million per person for 2015, but the annual gift exclusion amount stays at $14,000.
|• ||Funds With Killer Taxes|
Are you interested in a fund with high turnover or high income payouts? Be careful where you hold it.
|• ||IRS Raises Limit On Tax-Free Lifetime Gifts For 2015|
Starting in 2015 the basic exclusion amount will go up to $5.43 million per person, from $5.34 million.
|• ||The Bernanke Mortgage Refinance Conundrum Is Not A Conundrum|
When Bloomberg reported earlier this month that former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke was unable to refinance his mortgage, the financial and regulatory conspiracy theorists wasted no time offering up their expertise as to why. “The pendulum had swung too far, changing jobs is a deal breaker, jumbo loans are harder to get, jumbo loans are easier to get, the mortgage interest tax deduction is evil, the 2-year rule got `em, if this guy is having trouble, the rest of us are doomed, and on and on”
|• ||Trends in Global News Coverage Trends of Climate Change or Global Warming|
These figures show newspaper coverage of climate change or global warming in 50 newspapers across 20 countries and 6 continents. The charts were prepared by Max Boykoff at the University of Colorado and Maria Mansfield at Oxford University.