Robert Flach

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Don't Be Too Early or Too Late With Filing Your Taxes to the IRS

Don't Be Too Early or Too Late With Filing Your Taxes to the IRS

Even though the IRS announced that it began accepting and processing 2014 electronic and paper filed tax returns on January 20, it doesn't mean you should rush to file.

What to Do Tax-Wise in January to Make Sure You're on the Right Track

What to Do Tax-Wise in January to Make Sure You're on the Right Track

January is not too early to get your taxes in order, and here are two of MainStreet’s recommendations to stay on track for the IRS.

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.

Inside the ABLE Account: How the New Tax-Deferred Savings Account Will Affect 2015 Taxes

Inside the ABLE Account: How the New Tax-Deferred Savings Account Will Affect 2015 Taxes

Congress has created a new tax-deferred savings account, available beginning in 2015, called the ABLE Account. ABLE stands for “Achieving a Better Life Experience.”

Essential Tax-Planning Tips to Start the New Year Off Right

Essential Tax-Planning Tips to Start the New Year Off Right

Thanks to tax-free compounding, by making your contributions as early as possible at the beginning of each year will give you substantially more funds come retirement.

Senate Passes the Tax Extenders Act Finally: How It Benefits You

Senate Passes the Tax Extenders Act Finally: How It Benefits You

The Senate finally passed the Tax Extenders bill on Tuesday night by a vote of 76 to 16. President Obama is expected to sign the bill.

Tax-Wise Holiday Giving: Generosity That Warms Your Heart and Protects Your Money

Tax-Wise Holiday Giving: Generosity That Warms Your Heart and Protects Your Money

The winter holidays are a time for giving, but make sure you're minimizing your tax liability in the process.

A 2014 Year-End Tip for Mutual Fund Investors to Lower Tax Liability

A 2014 Year-End Tip for Mutual Fund Investors to Lower Tax Liability

You cannot avoid the tax by simply reinvesting the distributions. Here's what you need to do.

2014 Year-End Tax Strategies to Ensure a Smooth Filing: Part Two

2014 Year-End Tax Strategies to Ensure a Smooth Filing: Part Two

It's time to talk about year-end tax planning – and what you can do to make sure you will will pay the absolute least possible in taxes.

2015 IRS Standard Mileage Rates Announced: Get a Tax Deduction for Driving

2015 IRS Standard Mileage Rates Announced: Get a Tax Deduction for Driving

The IRS has issued the 2015 optional standard mileage allowance rates to claim a tax deduction for driving an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes.