The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 included provisions that should simplify many investors’ retirement accounts, and possibly decrease the number of separate accounts needed.
With the average cost of a higher education increasing, families often find that they need assistance to pay for their children’s education. If a student does not qualify for scholarships or grants, the next source for funds is an education loan. Currently, over 50% of financial aid comes in the form of loans.
The Fair Tax Bill was first introduced in July 1999 and was re-introduced in early 2003 by U.S. Representative John Linder. The Bill repeals all federal personal income taxes, corporate income taxes, payroll taxes, self-employment taxes, capital gains taxes, gift taxes and estate taxes. In place of the repealed taxes, there would be a 23% national retail sales tax on all retail sales of new goods and services. Let us explore some of the elements of the Fair Tax Bill.