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Updated EHTC Communication on COVID-19

Posted on Wed, Mar 18, 2020


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EHTC Communication on COVID-19

Posted on Mon, Mar 16, 2020

To our valued clients and colleagues,

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EHTC's 33rd Annual Chipping for Charity Golf Outing Recipient

Posted on Mon, Mar 02, 2020


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Should You Extend Your 2019 Tax Return?

Posted on Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Roughly 15 million individual taxpayers filed for an automatic six-month extension for the 2018 tax year, according to the IRS, compared with about 10 million people in previous years. Why did the number of extensions surge last year? Most changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect in 2018. So, many people who filed an extension weren't just procrastinating — they were taking extra time to digest the 2017 tax law.

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Has the TCJA Lowered Your Taxes?

Posted on Fri, Feb 21, 2020

We now have two years of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changes under our belts: 2018 and 2019. Are your taxes lower than before the law went into effect? Not surprisingly, the answer depends on your specific situation. 

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Be Careful When Saving for Your Kids' Education

Posted on Mon, Feb 17, 2020

Here's a little-known secret for parents planning to send their children to college in the future: Some of the tax-saving moves you make now could hurt your student's chances for getting financial aid later.

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Tags: 401k Plan, Higher Education, Education

Age-Related Tax and Financial Planning Milestones

Posted on Wed, Feb 12, 2020

In an era of uncertainty, you can count on one thing: Time marches on. While you can't beat Father Time, you can prepare for these age-related tax and financial planning milestones as you and your loved ones grow older.

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Tags: Retirement, Social Security, Retirement Planning, Kiddie Tax

10 Elections To Save Money On Your 2019 Return

Posted on Wed, Feb 05, 2020

2020 is a presidential election year. You'll have an opportunity to cast a vote for your favored presidential candidate in November, but you can make several other key "elections" this year when filing your 2019 tax return. These elections may be influenced by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), as well as the year-end spending package that was signed late last year. 

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Team Member Spotlight - David G. Echelbarger, CPA/CGMA

Posted on Mon, Feb 03, 2020
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Important Tax Figures for 2020

Posted on Fri, Jan 24, 2020

The following table provides some important federal tax information for 2020, as compared with 2019. Some of the dollar amounts are unchanged and some only slightly due to inflation. Please contact your EHTC Tax Advisor with any questions.

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Tags: Deductions, Retirement Accounts, Tax Figures for 2020