Before 2009 arrives, tie up loose ends for tax year 2008

Durkin, Karen
December 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/22/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 51, p26
The article offers end-of-year activities that will help people get the most from their benefits and prepare for the 2008 taxes. Open a Roth Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to save for retirement. Check out your workplace retirement-savings plan such as the 401(k) or 403(b) that should be completed by December 31, 2008. Study your cafeteria plan balances which is a separate plan offered and maintained by an employer for employees. Refer to your tax adviser to make sure that sufficient estimated tax payments are made.


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