Your guide to newly enacted – and proposed – changes to the tax code

Between the economic recovery from the pandemic and the new federal government, there have been many recent changes to the tax code that may have an impact on your financial plans. This page lays out articles explaining the tax changes that have already been enacted as well as proposals from the Biden administration that have not yet become law.  

What’s In and Out of the Latest Tax Proposals

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What the Inflation Reduction Act Means to You

Much of the headline news accompanying the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which was signed into law by President Biden in August, focused on beefing up the IRS to the tune of $80 billion. But the provisions dedicated to such things as clean energy incentives and reducing healthcare costs deserve attention as well – as do some much-discussed items that didn’t make the final bill.

Significant Changes That Have Already Been Enacted:

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Delays in RMDs from IRAs

You can now wait to take RMDs until age 72, up from 70½   (SECURE Act)

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529 Plan Changes

The plan assets can now be used for student debts and siblings (SECURE Act)

For help in sorting out how these changes may affect your financial situation, talk to your Baird Financial Advisor team.


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