PODCAST | How to Lower Your 2021 Tax Bill and Mid-Year Tax Tips

Published on: 08/05/2021 By: Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn

Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn’s Tax Principal, Tom Colegrove, shares mid-year tax planning strategies to help taxpayers lower their 2021 tax bill and other tax tips.

For the past two tax seasons, the filing deadline was extended due to extensive tax code changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and various relief programs offered to taxpayers. While most taxpayers may be experiencing tax season fatigue, now is the time to take advantage of 2021 tax planning while taxes are still top of mind.

Our latest podcast shares mid-year tax planning strategies, including:

  • Benefits of contributing to retirement accounts
  • Why you should contribute directly to a charity
  • Importance of a donor-advised fund (DAF)
  • Tax breaks for daycare expenses
  • Flex spending account (FAS) and health savings account (HAS) strategies

Taxpayers will also need to be sure to check W-2 withholdings and remember to take required minimum distributions (RMD) in 2021.

For more tax tips and analysis on important issues, make sure to subscribe to our podcast and sign up for our email list. We love to keep you informed and prepare you with the tools you need to succeed, but of course we’re always here if you need us. Contact our team for questions regarding your tax situation or for a mid-year tax projection.

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