About Me

Investment Adviser Representative at Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a $94B RIA based in Fairfield, IA. I am also registered with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a broker-dealer with over 3,000 Registered Representatives nationwide.

Taxes

Tax cuts and tax policy play an essential role in your wealth management and retirement planning decisions. Tax laws and changes also can have an impact on the economy and interest rates.

The Impact of Tax Cuts on Your State Income Taxes and Your Investment Strategy

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investing - Last updated Oct 16, 2018

The big winners from the new congressional tax bill are corporations, which will see their tax rates reduced from 35% to 21% while keeping most of their deductions. However, second but little-talked-about winners are state governments, mainly in those forty or so states that align their tax codes with the federal system.

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Tax Deductions Gone in 2018

Why Tax Cuts, Combined with the Federal Reserve Reducing Its Balance Sheet, Is So Risky for Our Economy

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Oct 16, 2018

The 1% got $5 trillion of help from the Federal Reserve during QE. The bill for that support, which comes due just as the Fed reduces its balance sheet, just got sent to the middle-class through this new tax bill.

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Why Tax Cuts, Combined with the Federal Reserve Reducing Its Balance Sheet, Is So Risky for Our Economy

Can Tax Cuts Stimulate the Economy?

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Oct 16, 2018

President Trump’s tax proposal has four goals: (1) to “make the tax code simpler,” (2) to “give employees a raise” by reducing their income taxes, (3) to “level the playing field” by cutting taxes on American companies, and (4) to provide incentives for businesses to “bring back” the $2.5 trillion of cash they hold overseas

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