Want to make a grown man cry? Tell him the amount of his income tax bill (after he was originally thrilled by a great profitable year). For the year 2013 there is an unbelievable increased top rate — 39.6% for taxable income over $400,000 if single, $450,000 if married. Ouch!
For years I have been writing, "If you use the right tax strategies, work with the right professional, typically a lawyer, CPA and insurance consultant, you will create a comprehensive plan to conquer the estate tax.
"Tax-free" always has a nice ring to it. The higher the income tax rate the nicer the ring. The old top rate, at 35%, was bad enough. The current highest rate — 39.6% — has created a flurry of activity to legally avoid the tax.
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IAPMO R&T is pleased to announce that new standard IAPMO/ANSI S1001.4, Energy Production Rating of Solar Heating Collectors, has been designated an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)....More
This week's product gallery includes a waterside economizer for use with geothermal systems, a flushometer designed for use with reclaimed water, a luxury tub filler, a smartphone compatible thermostat and much more.