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Sentinel, Looking Back And Looking Forward

A lot has changed since I published the first issue of this newsletter, but a surprising amount has not. Both are reflected in the first paragraph of that May 1993 edition, from an article titled “For The Best Gifts, Keep On Giving.”
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Duly Noted

U.S. taxpayers in southern and western Puerto Rico who were affected by the earthquakes that began last December have extra time to file various tax returns, as well as relief from certain penalties.
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Duly Noted

Tax Relief For ‘Accidental Americans.’ Virtually all children born in the United States, and many born outside the United States with at least one U.S. citizen parent, acquire American citizenship at birth. Because U.S. citizens are subject to tax on their worldwide income regardless of where they reside, this has created complications for many individuals who were unaware of their American tax obligations.
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A New Tax Break Was Hardly ‘Simplification’

The dust is clearing after the first spring tax season under the most recent federal tax overhaul. Taxpayers and tax professionals alike have now had a chance to see how new rules played out in reality – especially those governing the qualified business income deduction.
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Risk And Reward For Ballplayers

The decision to settle for a smaller payday in order to secure peace of mind is one every professional baseball player will have to make for himself. But there is no need for players to make that decision entirely in the dark when it comes to the potential financial consequences.
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Duly Noted

Many taxpayers found themselves owing money to the Treasury when they completed their first tax returns covered by new rules that took effect in 2018. In response, the IRS in January offered some relief from penalties for failing to prepay enough of the tax bill via withholding or estimated taxes.
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If You’re Starting Out, Start With Budgeting

If you search the internet for advice on effective personal financial management, you are confronted with an extensive list of topics that require your attention. Young professionals can often shrink that list down to one.
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