Tag Archives: Roth IRA

Lawyers advise clients of Roth IRA conversion deadline

Despite a looming deadline for special rules on converting retirement money to a Roth IRA, many clients - and even lawyers - have not taken advantage of the offer. Whether they are waiting until the last minute to decide or are gun-shy about writing a big check to Uncle Sam for the income tax on the conversion, lawyers say many taxpayers remain on the fence.

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Health care reform bill offers many hidden changes

In addition to universal health care, the new reform law includes various provisions relevant to lawyers, including tax changes, an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act, new whistleblower provisions for hospital employees and other employment-related updates.

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