IRS Tax Code Makes No Sense

The IRS Tax Code Makes No Sense – What You Should Know About IRA Tax Deduction Phase Outs

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Have you ever wondered how the IRS comes up with certain pieces of tax code? It seems like every time I turn around there is some piece of tax code that makes absolutely no sense to me at all. Do they use any logic? Recently I wrote a post about joining the double comma club (i.e. becoming a millionaire) and as one of the 3 commitments I listed to max out all tax favored accounts. In my particular situation that means maxing out a 401K, HSA, and IRA for my wife. All was good in the world…That is until the IRS gets involved. There always seems to be some sort of penalty written into the tax code for doing well. …