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.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
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.
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.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
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.