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.
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The best time to plan for taxes? Before the end of the year, when you can still take action to reduce your tax burden.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
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If you’ve profited from the sale of stocks, bonds or other capital assets this year you may have to pay the capital gains tax
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
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.
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