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.
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.