Tax

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.

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Tax-Loss Harvesting: A Tax Strategy to Consider

Tax-Loss Harvesting: A Tax Strategy to Consider

Not every investment will be a winner, but a strategy called tax-loss harvesting can potentially lower your tax bill.

How Income Taxes Work

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

Comparing Investments

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

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.

What You Need to Know about Tax-Loss Harvesting

While tax-loss harvesting won't eliminate your taxes, it may offset what you owe on your taxable investment accounts.

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Tax-Loss Harvesting: A Tax Strategy to Consider

Not every investment will be a winner, but a strategy called tax-loss harvesting can potentially lower your tax bill.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

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