Tuesday December 18, 2018
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Required IRA Distributions by December 31
In IR-2018-248, the Service reminded retirees born before July 1, 1948 that most IRA owners will take an IRA required minimum distribution (RMD) by December 31, 2018. Generally, traditional IRA,...
Case of the Week
Wild Bill Enjoys a "Russell" Art Deduction
Bill Russell grew up on the Great Plains. During his youth, he was a rodeo bull rider and gained fame as "Wild Bill" for his daring exploits. But Bill was an artist at heart and soon decided to move...
Private Letter Ruling
IRS Rules on Stock Donation
Taxpayer A is the sole settlor and trustee of a revocable trust (Trust). Trust is the sole member of LLC 1, which is a disregarded entity for federal income tax purposes. LLC 1 contributed shares of...
Article of the Month
IRA Charitable Solutions Part II
In 2017, approximately 61% of households held an individual retirement account (IRA) or other tax-deferred retirement plan and more than one-third of American households owned at least one type of...