May 2013

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Managing the Impact of 2012 ATRA Tax Rate Increases

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The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was signed into law on January 2, 2013. While it included a lot of good news, it also raised top marginal rates on both ordinary income and capital gains / qualified dividends. Single Married filing jointly Married filing separately Head of Household When it applies Taxable income over…

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Minimizing “Net Investment Income”

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The Affordable Care Act established a new 3.8% surtax on “net investment income” that first applies in 2013. This tax only applies to you if both of the following are true: Your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is more than $200,000 (single or head-of-household) filers) / $250,000 (joint filers) / $125,000 (married-filing-separately filers), and You…

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Perkins & Co Wins BDO Fitness Challenge

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Challenge Accepted. Challenge Dominated! Our employees deserve a high five AND a massive round of applause for winning BDO’s 2013 Fitness Challenge.  Here’s how we did it: What gets us more excited than busy season dinners, free massages and donut day? Kicking our co-workers’ “assets” in the Perkins & Co Annual Busy Season Wellness Challenge….

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