What you do during tax season and all year—and even what kinds of investments you choose—can optimize your time and reduce your tax-prep costs.
Here are the 2019 numbers for retirement account contributions, Social Security tax, gift tax, mileage deductions, capital gains tax and other key IRS rules.
Here’s how long you need to keep different kinds of financial records ranging from tax documents to investment records, insurance policies and others.
To minimize your 2018 tax liability, check out these end-of-year tax-saving moves right now, before 2018 ends.
Because of a higher standard deduction in the new federal tax law, it is easier for many Americans to pay no long-term capital gains tax at all.
There are many potential tax benefits to owning real estate as an investment—but to get them, you need run through this important tax-saving checklist.
Uncle Sam is mighty, but you have more control over your fate than you might think—if you know what steps to take.
The 1040 tax form has shrunk for 2018, but that doesn’t necessarily make your taxes simpler or quicker to fill out.
There are many potential tax breaks for gains and losses on small business corporation stock, but also many rules that must be followed.
Trust taxation rules are complicated, but this rundown of the most popular trust types and their tax status will give you a good basic understanding.
Even if your estate won’t be big enough to owe estate tax, to save money, there are tax rules—and tax-planning moves—you should know about.
Ordinary taxpayers can beat the IRS—and so can you. Here are important lessons from recent court disputes in which taxpayers prevailed.
Now that tax season is done, here’s how to switch into tax-planning mode and make your 2018 taxes as low as possible.
The new tax law contains a lot of changes to deductions. Here’s what you need to know.
If you trade in cryptocurrency, you could owe taxes on those assets. Here’s what to know in order to file your return correctly.
With the new tax law in effect as of 2018, you should review how much income tax you are having withheld from your paycheck in light of the changes.
There are many tax breaks that can save parents and students money on the cost of college, primary and secondary education. Here are 12 of them.
Even if you haven’t finished preparing your 2017 tax return, now is the time to consider these powerful tax-planning moves to reduce your taxes for 2018.
Money-saving strategies to help you win under the new tax law when it comes to retirement accounts…deductions…home buying…borrowing…and more.