COVID tax questions

The Consolidated Appropriations Act (“CAA”) provided coronavirus relief as well as other tax related extensions that will affect your clients. Here are some highlights that relate to individuals. Stimulus checks are back. The amount is $600 per taxpayer and $1,200 for married persons filing jointly along with $600 for each qualifying child. Income limits vary upon marital status. Teachers and instructors who teach grades K-12 are allowed a $250/$500 (Single/MFJ) above the line deduction to allow for the purchase of personal protection equipment and disinfectant. The above the line deduction for $300 of charitable gifts is extended into 2021. There
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Updated LTCi 2021 Tax Advantages Flyers

There are a lot of advantages to owning a traditional long-term care policy. It helps people remain in their homes as long as possible, ensures parents won’t have to rely on their kids to take care of them, and provides protection for a retirement nest egg. But there’s another important advantage…the potential to save on federal and state income taxes. The LTCi tax advantages flyers are now updated with the 2021 eligible deduction amounts. Download the flyers now: Agent Tax Guide Tax Advantages for Individuals Tax Advantages for Business Owners   Updated LTCi 2021 Tax Advantages Flyers   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

EssentialLTC long term care updates

2021 COLA adjustments for Long Term Care insurance premiums The Internal Revenue Service issued Rev. Proc. 2020-45 providing the 2021 cost of living adjustments (COLAs) for certain items under the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), including “for eligible long term care premiums.” The maximum deduction that an individual who itemizes deductions may take for qualified long term care insurance premiums is set under IRC §213(d) and adjusted annual for increases in the medical care cost component of the consumer price index. The new maximum qualified long term care premium deductions under IRC §213 – for taxable years beginning in 2021 are
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

2021 Tax Deductibility Limits

Long-term care insurance tax-deductible limits have just been increased offering seniors as much as $420 in additional deductible benefits according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “Tax deductibility for those purchasing certain government-approved long-term care insurance is an incredible benefit,” explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). “The tax deductibility becomes especially valuable in retirement when income decreases and health costs generally go up.” The Internal Revenue Service just announced the increased 2021 limits for tax deductibility of long-term care insurance premiums. According to IRS Revenue Procedure 2020-45, a couple age 70
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

2020 Tax Deductible Limits For Long-Term Care Insurance Announced

The just announced increased 2020 tax deductible limits can be a significant benefit for those with tax-qualified long-term care insurance policies according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “Tax deductibility for your long-term care insurance is a great subsidy especially after retirement, but only a small segment of newly purchased long-term care insurance policies offer the tax deductible opportunity,” explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). The Internal Revenue Service just announced the increased limits for tax deductibility of long-term care insurance premiums. According to IRS Revenue Procedure 2019-44, a couple age
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.