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?
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.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
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When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
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If your clients are buying or selling a home, use this to help them determine if they qualify for capital gains taxes.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
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.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.