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.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
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.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.