• The 2021 tax season will start on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, when the IRS will begin accepting and processing 2020 tax year returns. The Feb. 12 start date for individual tax return filers allows the IRS time to do additional programming and testing of IRS systems following the Dec. 27 tax law changes that provided a second round of Economic Impact Payments and other benefits. The additional programming work is critical to ensuring IRS systems run smoothly. These changes ensure that eligible people will receive any remaining stimulus money as a Recovery Rebate Credit when they file their 2020 tax return.

  • Charitable contributions of $250 or more in any one day to any one organization must have written acknowledgment from the organization. The acknowledgment must state whether or not any goods or services were received in exchange for the donation. You may qualify to take a charitable contribution deduction of up to $300 even if you don't itemize your deductions.

  • For 2020 and later, there is no age limit on making regular contributions to traditional or Roth IRAs. For 2019, if you’re 70 ½ or older, you can't make a regular contribution to a traditional IRA. However, you can still contribute to a Roth IRA and make rollover contributions to a Roth or traditional IRA regardless of your age.

  • The SECURE Act made major changes to the RMD (Required minimum distributions) rules. For plan participants and IRA owners who reach the age of 70 ½ in 2019, the prior rule applies and the first RMD must start by April 1, 2020. For plan participants and IRA owners who reach age 70 ½ in 2020, the first RMD must by April 1 of the year after the plan participant of IRA owner reaches 72.

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