Robert Flach

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What Is the AMT? Your Burning Tax Question Gets Answered

What Is the AMT? Your Burning Tax Question Gets Answered

Rather than eliminating the loopholes in the tax code that allow high income individuals to avoid paying taxes, Congress created a complicated alternative tax system that became the AMT.

How to Invest in the New Tax-Deferred ABLE Account

How to Invest in the New Tax-Deferred ABLE Account

Congress has created a new tax-deferred savings account, the ABLE account. Here are the details.

Veteran Warrior Arthur Levitt Still an Upender of Wall Street

Veteran Warrior Arthur Levitt Still an Upender of Wall Street

The longest-serving chairman of the SEC fights against muddy prose and unequal markets.

Don't Forget to Deduct the Cost of Medical Travel

Don't Forget to Deduct the Cost of Medical Travel

Your insurance may cover the cost of actual medical care, but what about the expense of getting to that care?

You Can't Exercise Away Your Gym Costs on a 1040

You Can't Exercise Away Your Gym Costs on a 1040

Sorry: General toning and fitness workouts are considered personal expenses by the IRS.