Entries by Vito Fronda

    Tax-Filing Deadline Detours

    August 27, 2015 2:00 PM by Vito Fronda

    The 2015 "Highway Act" changes the filing deadlines for certain income taxes.

    THE ROAD TO RETIREMENT featuring VITO FRONDA 

    On July 31, 2015, the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 (aka the “Highway Act”) was signed into law. As the name suggests, the law approves funding for highways and public transportation. It also appropriates monies from the Veteran’s Choice Fund to pay for certain health care provided to veterans outside of the Veterans Administration (VA) network. 

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    2015 Taxes: What's New?

    March 19, 2015 5:30 PM by Vito Fronda

    The chore of filing taxes—never a particularly fun task—became a little more complicated with the implementation of the healthcare coverage mandate.

    THE ROAD TO RETIREMENT featuring VITO FRONDA 

    Preparing a tax return can, at times, be a daunting task. For some taxpayers, it became even more complex this year because of the healthcare coverage mandate that took effect in 2014 as part of the Affordable Care Act. 

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    What You Need to Know about the Net Investment Income Tax

    October 24, 2014 1:15 PM by Vito Fronda

    Wealthy taxpayers can take steps now to manage the effects of the NIIT and potentially avoid an unexpectedly large 2014 tax bill.

    THE ROAD TO RETIREMENT Featuring VITO FRONDA  

    A note from Brian Dobbis: I get many tax-related retirement questions, and one of the most frequently asked has to do with the Net Investment Income Tax. I am turning over this week’s blog to Lord Abbett’s tax expert, Vito Fronda. 

    Certain higher-income earners were unpleasantly surprised this year when they paid their 2013 tax bills. The new 3.8% net investment income tax (NIIT), which resulted from the Affordable Care Act, increased the amount of tax due on the earnings generated from certain investments.

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