Gift Tax Returns

If you’re feeling overly generous, you could pay your granddaughter’s college tuition, pay for her rhinoplasty and give her $13,000 all in one year without gift tax consequences. If you’re feeling this generous read this C.P.A. Insight article to find out how to avoid gift tax and when you will need to file Form 709 U.S. Gift Tax Return.

2011 IRA Contribution Limits

There are several qualifications to make a contribution to either a Roth or a Traditional IRA. The first is that you must have earned income. Whether married filing jointly, or a single individual, there are income and contribution limits for both types of IRAs. For more information about the 2011 IRA contribution limits and laws regarding them, read this Financial Strategy.