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.
Making Your Tax Bracket Work
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
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.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Check out this handy reference of updated ranges from the IRS in case your designated bracket has changed.
Learn how to maximize your tax and estate strategy as a married member of the LGBTQ+ community.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
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 estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.