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Steiner and Granger: Understanding Health Care Reform

Steiner & Granger
Jason A. Granger
141 N. Main St
P.O. Box 28
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-0689

jgranger@sagepointadvisor.com

Three years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. While several substantial provisions don't take effect until 2014, many of the Act's requirements already have been implemented, including:

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Steiner and Granger: Understanding Sequestration

Steiner & Granger
Jason A. Granger

141 N. Main St
P.O. Box 28
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-0689

jgranger@sagepointadvisor.com

If you like political drama, you're in luck. It seems like just yesterday the news was filled with references to the fiscal cliff. Now, coming to theaters everywhere, is "sequestration." Look for more political confrontation to unfold as sequestration gets under way.

What exactly is sequestration?

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Steiner and Granger: 2013 FICA tax increase surprises some taxpayers

Steiner & Granger
Jason A. Granger

141 N. Main St
P.O. Box 28
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-0689
jgranger@sagepointadvisor.com

With all the end-of-year hype surrounding the fiscal cliff and the relief that came with New Year's legislation permanently extending most income tax rates, one change seems to have been veiled by the settling dust: the 2 percent increase in FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act) tax.

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Steiner & Granger: The economics of borrowing from your 401(k)

Provided by: Steiner & Granger Insurance and Financial Services

jgranger@sagepointadvisor.com

When times are tough, that pool of dollars sitting in your 401(k) plan account may start to look attractive. But before you decide to take a plan loan, be sure you understand the financial impact. It's not as simple as you think.

The basics of borrowing

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Steiner and Granger: The investment tax landscape: Countdown to 2013

 

Provided by Steiner & Granger
Insurance and Financial Services
jgranger@sagepointadvisor.com

In December 2010, Congress extended the so-called Bush-era tax cuts. However, for investors, the legislation may have been a stay of execution rather than a full pardon. As of January 1, 2013, federal tax rates on income, qualifying dividends, and capital gains (among other provisions) are scheduled to revert to previous levels.

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Steiner and Granger: Breaking down the taxpaying population: Where do you fit in?

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nsurance and Financial Services
?jgranger@sagepointadvisors.com
Every quarter, the Statistics of Income Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) publishes financial statistics obtained from tax and information returns that have been filed with the federal government.
Recent reports reflect data gleaned from 2009 individual federal income tax returns. These reports offer a snapshot of how Americans break down as taxpayers.
Sources for data

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