What is Adjusted Gross Income?

Adjusted Gross Income: Let us first take a look at gross income in order to understand and define adjusted gross income. All the income you receive in a year including employee wages, interests on financial accounts, money you made working on your own and other personal revenue sources are considered gross income. Therefore, adjusted gross […]

What is FBAR | FBAR Filing Guide, Deadline & Penalties

FBAR- Foreign Bank Account Reporting. Most of the United States tax payers are not aware of FBAR Filing, which is very much mandatory to report. Since April 2013 FinCEN(Financial Crimes Enforcement Network) which is a bureau of Department of Treasury entitled to keenly analyse the foreign bank account transitions in order to contain international money […]

Flexible Spending Account

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) also recognized as flexible spending arrangement is one of the obtainable options to avail tax benefit and allows you to spend this pre-tax money for paying eligible health care expenses or eligible non-medical expenses, even purchase of certain qualified medical equipment like diagnostic devices, bandages, crutches. FSA is being set up […]

Foreign Tax Credit (FTC)

Foreign Tax Credit (FTC): If you are earning some taxable income from a foreign country and you are not a legal resident of that country, then you are subjected to pay relevant taxes to that foreign country, further to this the country where you are permanently residing and of which you are a legal citizen, […]

What Is Roth IRA? | Roth IRA Rules

Roth IRA: Similar to the traditional IRA, Roth IRA is an individual retirement account which allows an individual to keep aside a specified amount of after-tax income every year. In contrast to the traditional IRA, this arrangement allows earnings and withdrawals after age 59 and a half to be tax free. Eligibility on Roth IRA […]