6 ways to beat the tax clock
Abstract: Tax Day 2023 — the deadline for filing individual 2022 tax returns — is right around the corner. But as this article points out, there’s still time left for individuals to lower their 2022 tax bills if they act fast. The article offers six last-minute strategies to consider, including catching up on IRA contributions and carrying over capital losses. It notes that individuals need to think both short- and long-term to gain the most from these strategies. A sidebar discusses the benefits for small business owners of putting money in a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) for retirement purposes.