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.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.