SAVING INCENTIVES FOR LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME FAMILIES: EVIDENCE FROM A FIELD EXPERIMENT WITH H&R BLOCK
- Investor Recompense. Williamson, Lauren // InsideCounsel;Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 218, p14
The article reports on the settlement announced by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo with the tax preparer H&R Block on January 4, 2010 over the money-losing individual retirement accounts (IRAs) it sold and marketed to consumers.
- The 2010 Roth Revolution. Carl, John // CPA Journal;Apr2010, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p52
The article provides information on the conversion of assets to Roth Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) in the U.S. in 2010. It is said that individuals, who would complete the conversion between January 1 and December 31, may choose to distribute the taxable fee of conversions over 2011 and...
- Converting a traditional IRA annuity to a Roth IRA. Rywick, Bob // Accounting Today;10/10/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 18, p16
Offers ideas on converting a traditional individual retirement account (IRA) to a Roth IRA. Examples of annuity contracts that suppresses the amount of income that must be recognized upon conversion; Fair market value of an annuity when a traditional IRA is converted to a Roth IRA;...
- All Mixed Up. Slott, Ed // Financial Planning;Jul2004, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p94
Presents information on a tax planning guide for advising clients who have made either after-tax contributions to their company plans or nondeductible contributions to their personal individual retirement accounts (IRA). Problem with rolling after-tax money into an IRA; Application of the pro...
- H&R Block Introduces Express IRA to Tax Clients. // Insurance Advocate;01/13/2001, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p36
Reports on the launching of Express IRA, a tax-saving service developed by the company H&R Block. Services offered by the company; Clients that can avail of the service.
- Roth IRAs Revisited. Curatola, Anthony P. // Strategic Finance;Dec2000, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p18
This article explains the features of Roth individual retirement accounts (IRA) in the United States. The author offers several strategies to convert amounts in an IRA and explains the modified adjusted gross income taxpayers need to satisfy before making adjustments. He also provides details of...
- Week In Review. // Money Management Executive;1/11/2010, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p4
The article offers updates related to the global investment industry. Emerging market funds from Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) were the top performers in 2009. Morningstar Inc. announced its Fund Managers of 2009 including Bruce Berkowits, the American Funds Europacific Growth Fund team...
- A Tax-Time Test From H&R Block. // National Journal;4/2/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 14, preceding p9951
Reports on a novel experiment on retirement savings being conducted by H&R Block in the U.S. Number of clients who agree to put some of their tax refunds into individual retirement accounts; Role of a team of academics in the experiment; Struggle of the experiment to expand into financial services.
- Block Revamp Of Tax Lending Turns on Thrift. Bergquist, Erick // American Banker;9/8/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 173, p1
This article reports on H&R Block Inc. addressing criticism of its loan and retirement account products by consumer advocates and officials of several states. The tax preparation company has said that it will reduce its fee for taking out a refund-anticipation loan by more than 40% from last tax...