Schneider Downs Wealth Management Insights

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Taxpayers can continue to deduct interest paid on home equity loans under the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

For tax years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017 and before Jan. 1, 2026, the original language of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act) indicated that “home read more >

401(k) Hardship Withdrawals - Made Easier by the 2018 Budget Act

Hardship withdrawals from 401(k) and 403(b) plans will be soon become less restrictive under the provisions of the recently-passed Bipartisan Budget Act read more >

Tax Reform Bill Includes Extension of Time to Repay Retirement Plan Loans

With sweeping tax reform going into full effect last month, many 401(k) participants are wondering how and if their plans will be affected. The answer read more >


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the optional 2018 standard mileage rates (Notice 2018-03) used to calculate the deductible costs of operating read more >

2018 Retirement Plan Limitations

Update to the original article: On October 13, 2017, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the maximum amount of earnings subject to read more >

IRS Announces Updates for Contribution Limits and Income Thresholds for Retirement Plans in 2018

Employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b) or 457(b) plans will be able to contribute up to $18,500 in 2018, up from $18,000 for 2017. This limit is aggregated read more >

IRS May Audit Deceased Spouse's Estate Tax Return if Portability Elected

The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 introduced a new concept known as “portability” to the read more >

Who Has an HSA?

With the recent turmoil in Congress over health care mandates, one thing has become crystal clear: Health Savings Account (HSA) may be your best option. read more >

Equifax Breach - Are You One of the 143 Million Affected?

Credit Agency Compromise On Thursday September 7th Equifax, one of the main credit reporting and monitoring services, announced their system had been breached. read more >

Plan Sponsors: Still Think Your Retirement Plan Is Only About The Investment Menu?

While the DOL fiduciary rule now has a full compliance date of January 1st, 2018, generally, the applicability date was June 9, 2017. Regardless of this read more >