IRS publishes 2014 tax numbers
I thought you might find these 2014 tax numbers published by the IRS and SSA useful in your tax planning sessions with clients over the coming weeks.
- SOCIAL SECURITY taxable wage limit increases from 2013 limit of $113,700 to $117,000 for 2014. Retirees under full retirement age can earn up to $15,480 without losing benefits.
- AMT EXEMPTIONS for 2014 are $52,800 for singles, $82,100 for couples, and $41,050 for married couples filing separately.
- 401(k) MAXIMUM salary deferral remains at $17,500 for 2014. The catch-up limit for 50 and older also remains unchanged at $5,500.
- SIMPLE maximum deferral remains at $12,000 for 2014. The catch-up limit for 50 and older also remains unchanged at $2,500.
- IRA CONTRIBUTION limit remains at $5,500 for 2014 ($6,500 for 50 and older).
- HSA CONTRIBUTION limit increases for 2014 to $3,300 for individuals and to $6,550 for families.
- KIDDIE TAX threshold for 2014 remains at $2,000.
- NANNY TAX threshold increases from the 2013 level of $1,800 to $1,900 for 2014.
- ANNUAL GIFT TAX EXCLUSION remains at $14,000.
- ESTATE TAX EXEMPTION increases from the 2013 amount of $5,250,000 to $5,340,000 for 2014.
MARKETING TIP: The tax rules may change again in 2014. Keep your clients informed the easy, practice-building way with newsletters, brochures, and website and social media content from M&C.
Arvid Mostad, President
Mostad & Christensen, Inc.