Protecting youth sports leagues from fraud

Protecting youth sports leagues from fraud

Who would defraud a kids’ organization? The answer, unfortunately, is that trusted adults sometimes steal from not-for-profits benefiting children. Youth sports leagues and teams are ripe for fraud. Cash transactions are common, and coaches and board members usually...
Use a Coverdell ESA to help pay for your child’s education

Use a Coverdell ESA to help pay for your child’s education

There are several ways to save for your child’s or grandchild’s education, including with a Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA). Although for federal tax purposes there’s no upfront deduction for contributions made to an ESA, the earnings on the contributions...
Big changes for individual income tax returns this year

Big changes for individual income tax returns this year

When you file your 2018 income tax return, you’ll likely find that some big tax law changes affect you. Yes, individual income tax rates have decreased. But the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has also made significant changes to personal exemptions, standard...