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.
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.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?