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.
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
How to Appeal Your Property 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.
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.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.