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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The ongoing flap over tax refunds has once again highlighted a serious issue: Americans use tax withholding from their paychecks as a major savings tool...
February 22, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In the 2015 State of the Union Address, President Obama made retirement security a priority for his Administration by promoting the Automatic IRA , a retirement savings plan that originated at the Retirement Security Project . The proposals would increase the ability of part-time workers to join
January 21, 2015William G. GaleDavid C. John
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In this year’s State of the Union Address, President Obama announced a new retirement savings account for workers whose employers do not offer any form...
January 29, 2014William G. GaleBenjamin H. HarrisDavid C. John
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Automatic enrollment is slowly gaining steam as the choice strategy to encourage retirement saving. A bold plan in California would eventually make the practice widespread...
March 22, 2013Benjamin H. Harris