Tax and Financial Planning
for consumers and small business owners

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) represents more than 15,000 CPAs and aspiring CPAs. Below you will find guidance and information to help you manage your day-to-day finances, minimize your taxes and meet your long-term financial goals.

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Budgeting, Saving and Investing


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Tax Tips


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College Planning

Tackling College Costs
 

Tackling College Costs

Posted: August 14, 2018
While college can be a major expense, there are ways to minimize the cost. Here are tips that can help your student (and family) have a good college experience without spending a fortune.

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Retirement Planning

Is Now the Time for a Roth Conversion?
 

Is Now the Time for a Roth Conversion?

Posted: March 14, 2019
Have you considered converting a traditional individual retirement account to a Roth IRA but weren’t sure if it was the right step? Here are some of the issues you should consider.

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Estate Planning and Eldercare

Leaving an IRA as an Inheritance
 

Leaving an IRA as an Inheritance

Posted: February 14, 2019
You’re hoping to leave a nice legacy to your loved ones, something that can enhance their financial security or help them achieve special goals. Have you considered how your individual retirement account (IRA) fits into your estate plans?

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Small Businesses

Small Businesses: Encourage Workers to Do a Paycheck Checkup
 

Small Businesses: Encourage Workers to Do a Paycheck Checkup

Posted: May 10, 2019
The IRS reminds small businesses that recent tax reform legislation lowered the backup withholding tax rate to 24 percent and the withholding rate that usually applies to bonuses and other supplemental wages to 22 percent. The agency also urges employers to encourage their employees to check their withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator.

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