There are a few things to do before having a stroke at midnight on December 31, 2021 that could put more money in your pocket.
The main deadline is upon us, and if you don’t act before the end of the year, you could lose thousands of dollars.
We curate important deadlines, so you can figure out which applies to you.
1. To-Do Tax
Make sure you take advantage of year-end movements so you can cut your tax bill when you file in 2022.
Among the things to do before midnight on New Year’s Eve are:
Tax deduction check
Check your tax deductions to make sure you have the right amount of tax taken out of your payslip.
If you don’t deduct enough taxes, you may owe money when you file your application. If you keep too much, you will get a bigger profit.
The IRS issues a tax estimator to find out if you’re keeping the right amount from your payment.
Donating to your favorite charity before the end of the year can help a good cause and save you taxes.
You can check if your favorite charity can receive tax-deductible donations.
The IRS establishes a tax exemption organizational tool to find a nonprofit with tax-exempt status.
Up to your 401k
You usually have until December 31 or your last paycheck to contribute to your 401k retirement account.
In 2021, you can contribute up to $19,500. For those aged 50 and over, you can contribute an additional $6,500 for a total of $26,000.
2. Extra payment
Extra payment sent separately with the 2020 tax refund and previous economic impact payments.
They are usually released within two weeks of your 2020 tax return being processed.
The IRS says taxpayers can apply for the plus payments through December 31.
To qualify for pay plus, you must earn less in 2020 than in 2019.
The IRS will not issue plus payments past the December 31 deadline.
3. Broadband Benefits
Households that apply before Friday will continue to receive their current monthly allowance until March 1, 2022.
The EBB program offers discounts of up to $50 a month on broadband services to eligible households.
On January 1, 2022, the EBB program will switch to Affordable connection program.
The maximum discount will change from $50 a month to $30.
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