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?
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Learn how to maximize your tax and estate strategy as a married member of the LGBTQ+ community.
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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.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.