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.
Filing Final Tax Returns for the Deceased
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Tax & Estate Strategies for Married LGBTQ+ Couples
Learn how to maximize your tax and estate strategy as a married member of the LGBTQ+ community.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Check out this handy reference of updated ranges from the IRS in case your designated bracket has changed.
Five overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
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.
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.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.