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  2. Roth IRA - Wikipedia

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    A Roth IRA is an individual retirement account (IRA) under United States law that is generally not taxed upon distribution, provided certain conditions are met. The principal difference between Roth IRAs and most other tax-advantaged retirement plans is that rather than granting a tax reduction for contributions to the retirement plan, qualified withdrawals from the Roth IRA plan are tax-free ...

  3. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - Wikipedia

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    $14 billion: Expanded college credit to provide a $2,500 expanded tax credit for college tuition and related expenses for 2009 and 2010. The credit is phased out for couples making more than $160,000. $4.7 billion: Expanded earned income tax credit to increase the earned income tax credit – which provides money to low income workers – for ...

  4. Earned income tax credit - Wikipedia

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    Tax Credit for case of one qualifying child. With one child and parent filing singly or as head of household, as of 2020: For income between $10,540 and $19,330, the tax credit is a constant "plateau" at $3,584. For income over $41,765, the tax credit is zero. This is represented by the lightest blue, solid line:

  5. Retirement - Wikipedia

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    Retirement is the withdrawal from one's position or occupation or from one's active working life. A person may also semi-retire by reducing work hours or workload. Many people choose to retire when they are elderly or incapable of doing their job due to health reasons. People may also retire when they are eligible for private or public pension benefits, although some are forced to retire when ...

  6. Retirement plans in the United States - Wikipedia

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    Types of retirement plans. Retirement plans are classified as either defined benefit plans or defined contribution plans, depending on how benefits are determined.. In a defined benefit (or pension) plan, benefits are calculated using a fixed formula that typically factors in final pay and service with an employer, and payments are made from a trust fund specifically dedicated to the plan.

  7. IRS tax forms - Wikipedia

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    As of the 2018 tax year, Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, is the only form used for personal (individual) federal income tax returns filed with the IRS. In prior years, it had been one of three forms (1040 [the "Long Form"], 1040A [the "Short Form"] and 1040EZ - see below for explanations of each) used for such returns.

  8. Carbon tax - Wikipedia

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    In 2009, France detailed a carbon tax with a levy on oil, gas, and coal consumption by households and businesses that was supposed to come into effect on 1 January 2010. The tax would affect households and businesses, which would have raised the cost of a litre of unleaded fuel by about four euro cents (25 US cents per gallon).

  9. Economy of Denmark - Wikipedia

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    The all-record highest Danish tax level was 49.8% of GDP, reached in 2014 because of high extraordinary one-time tax revenues caused by a reorganization of the Danish-funded pension system. The Danish tax-to-GDP-ratio of 46% was the second-highest among all OECD countries, second only to France. The OECD average was 34.2%.