On December 22, 2017, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law. The information in this article predates the tax reform legislation and may not apply to tax returns starting in the 2018 tax year. You may wish to speak to your tax advisor about the latest tax law. This publication is provided for your convenience and does not constitute legal advice. This publication is protected by copyright.
Maintaining good credit allows individuals to take advantage of lower interest rates and rapid access to funds when an appropriate need arises. On the other hand, if you have a less than excellent credit rating, you will pay higher rates and have difficulty obtaining new credit. This can be especially harmful if you wish to buy a home or start a business. The information provided here is to assist in safeguarding and improving your credit.