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.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
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.
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.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.