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.
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
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.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Five overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
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.