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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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
If your clients are buying or selling a home, use this to help them determine if they qualify for capital gains taxes.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
You may have heard the phrase "tax-loss harvesting." A financial professional may be able to provide some guidance.
Five overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.