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Minimize the Impact of the Kiddie Tax with Proper Planning

Alison Quinn |
Emerald GEMs

April 20, 2021—When the “kiddie tax” became law in 1986, the IRS began taxing a child’s unearned income, such as interest and dividends, at the parent’s tax rate rather than at the child’s far lower rate. Although the kiddie tax rules can lead to harsh consequences for many families, with proper planning they may create tax-saving opportunities for higher-income taxpayers.

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Income Tax and Financial Planning Considerations in Mortgage Financing

Matthew C. King, CFP® |
Emerald GEMs

April 6, 2021—Before you decide how much to borrow for your home purchase, consider the role a mortgage can play in your overall wealth plan. With strategic mortgage financing, you could potentially enjoy certain tax benefits or perhaps leverage investment opportunities that you may otherwise miss.

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