Robert Flach

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Christmas Price Index 2014 Shows Slight Increase in Holiday Expenses

Christmas Price Index 2014 Shows Slight Increase in Holiday Expenses

PNC Wealth Management has released its annual calculation of the Christmas Price Index from "The 12 Days of Christmas" song. Laying geese cost 71.4% more!

2014 Year-End Tax Planning Strategies to Ensure a Smooth Filing

2014 Year-End Tax Planning Strategies to Ensure a Smooth Filing

Tax planning now can save you a headache come April.

Which States Have the Best and Worst Business Tax Climates?

Which States Have the Best and Worst Business Tax Climates?

You'd never guess this state has the best business tax climate in the country.

IRS Announces 2015 Inflation Adjustments: Here's The Intel You Need

IRS Announces 2015 Inflation Adjustments: Here's The Intel You Need

Last week the IRS announced the rest of the 2015 annual inflation adjustments. Here are the numbers that will apply to tax year 2015.

2015 Contribution Limits for Pension Plans Are Announced

2015 Contribution Limits for Pension Plans Are Announced

Workers who participate in employer-sponsored retirement plans will be able to put away more in 2015.

Social Security Recipients to Receive An Increase of This Much in 2015

Social Security Recipients to Receive An Increase of This Much in 2015

The Social Security Administration has announced that the monthly Social Security benefit will give retirees a much needed boost.

October 15 Is the Deadline for Submitting Your Extended Tax Returns

October 15 Is the Deadline for Submitting Your Extended Tax Returns

Do not be late, or pay the price.

Open a Roth IRA Account For Your Kids: The Compounding Benefits Are Huge

Open a Roth IRA Account For Your Kids: The Compounding Benefits Are Huge

If you contribute as much as possible to a Roth IRA account for your children each year from age 16 to age 21 alone, the total will hit six figures.

Deducting Mortgage Interest on Your Taxes

Deducting Mortgage Interest on Your Taxes

Most taxpayers know that if you itemize you can deduct mortgage interest on your homes. But many taxpayers are unaware of the special rules and limits for deducting mortgage interest.

IRS Announces Voluntary Certification Program for Tax Preparers

IRS Announces Voluntary Certification Program for Tax Preparers

Amid controversy, the IRS offers a program to get your tax preparer up to snuff.