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.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Do You Owe The AMT?
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.
Filing Final Tax Returns for the Deceased
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
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 capital gains tax.