Tax Planning


Socially Distance Yourself From COVID-19 Scams From Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, Whenever there is a natural disaster, there are always people who prey on those who want to help. Today, the disaster is a pandemic. Many are fearful, many are scared. It makes us especially vulnerable. The FTC has warned Americans to beware of the potential scams that are proliferating. Here are some precautions to take...

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Volatility and Expectations From Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, Fear and uncertainty linked to the COVID 19 pandemic have created mayhem in the stock market. As an investor, it’s easy to lose perspective and allow your worst instincts and emotions to overwhelm you. To gain some perspective, let’s look at what the evidence shows. Let’s start by looking at drawdown—the peak-to-trough decline. The market...

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Coronavirus Contagion from Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, On Friday, January 17 – after a spectacular 40% run-up that started the day after Christmas 2018 – the Standard & Poor’s 500-Stock Index closed at 3,329.62. Two weeks later to the day – last Friday, January 31 – the Index closed down a little over three percent, at 3,225.52. And, more than half that damage was done on Friday. We have...

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If you are struggling to understand the new tax act and how it will affect you, so are millions of American families! Indeed, there is both good and bad news. With about 60% of the tax cuts going to families, according to the federal government, you need to understand how to get the best for your family. Click the thumbnail below to download and read the full...

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“No one has ever become poor by giving.” ―Anne Frank The concept of a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) was first introduced in the Pension Protection Act of 2006.  A QCD allows an IRA owner over age 70½ to make a charitable contribution to a charity directly from the taxpayer’s IRA, without counting the distribution as taxable income.  In addition, the QCD also satisfies the owner’s Required Minimum Distribution...

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