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.
Making Your Tax Bracket Work
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
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.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.