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Tom Umstattd
Tom Umstattd, CPA
13276 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78750
512-250-1090
Dec 11, 2019
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10 Surprising Things That Are Taxable
If you work for a living, you know that your wages are taxable, and you're probably aware that some investment income is taxed, too. But the IRS doesn't stop there. If you've picked up some extra cash through luck, skill or …
Kiplinger
How to Log Mileage for Taxes in 8 Easy Steps
If you must drive as part of your job, you may be qualified to deduct the costs on your federal income tax return. If you qualify …
Investopedia
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Despite the rise of online banks, millennials are still visiting branches
Online banks are betting that millennials don't want to visit physical branches, but a new report from Jefferies challenges that theory …
CNBC
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Many states in good shape to weather a recession
After a couple years of robust tax collections, states across the U.S. are better prepared than ever to weather a potential recession …
ABC News
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5 year-end tax tips to get your money safely through the holiday season
Stop, take a deep breath and wait for a warning from the Internal Revenue Service before you pull out that plastic to jump on yet another …
USA Today
Understanding Taxes on Life Insurance Premiums
Tax implications are important to consider when buying life insurance. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) imposes different tax rules …
Investopedia
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How Much You Need to Save Annually to Build Your Own Wealth
In my financial planning practice, most of our clients are young (in their 30s and 40s), making good incomes (usually $200,000 or …
Kiplinger
The 3 Best Investment Accounts for College Grads
Graduating from college is a significant life milestone. It's a great time to graduate from the ramen-and-light-beer diet to something …
Investor Junkie
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State considers banning paper receipts
The ubiquitous rolls of paper that expel from cash registers could soon be banned from New York City. Last week, the city council …
Fox Business
Still on top: Cyber Monday sales on track to hit record
Cyber Monday is still holding up as the biggest online shopping day of the year, even though many of the same deals have been available …
ABC News
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The Difference Between Federal vs. State Withholding Tax
In simplest terms, the amount of withholding from your paychecks is an estimate of how much you'll owe in taxes at year's end based …
Investopedia
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Trivia
Which president is on the front of a US $50 bill?
See the answer below.
Enjoy Your Latte and Retirement, Too
Throughout the year I meet with dozens of new clients who have a variety of financial concerns and …
Kiplinger
What Year Was It?
Pocahontas Marries John Rolfe
What Year
Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan Indian confederacy, marries English tobacco planter John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia.
The day was Dec 11. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing."
Phillip Fisher
Trivia Answer
Which president is on the front of a US $50 bill?
Answer: Grant
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