Understanding tax strategies and managing your tax bill should be part of any sound financial approach. Some taxes can be deferred, and others can be managed through tax-efficient investing. With careful and consistent preparation, you may be able to manage the impact of taxes on your financial efforts.
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Five Most Overlooked Tax Deductions
Five overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Knowing your tax bracket can make a large difference in your tax preparations. Check out this handy reference of updated ranges from the IRS in case your designated bracket has changed.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.