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.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
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.
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.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
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 that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.