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?
Filing Final Tax Returns for the Deceased
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Learn how to maximize your tax and estate strategy as a married member of the LGBTQ+ community.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
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.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.