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.
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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
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.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
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.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
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.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.