Expiring credits, deductions extended by Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayers preparing to file their 2012 returns can breathe a collective sigh of relief.

The alternative minimum tax or AMT has been patched — permanently — and several tax credits and deductions that technically expired at the end of 2011 were extended as part of the fiscal cliff legislation that Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed into law in January…

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Who’s afraid of the big bad annuity?

Annuities are a scary subject in our industry. Producers are scared about compliance and suitability rules. Carriers are scared about the impacts to their capital. Consumers are scared about getting burned because financial celebrities say annuities are evil. Yikes!

Read more here: http://www.lifehealthpro.com/2013/01/21/whos-afraid-of-the-big-bad-annuity?t=variable


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