Taxes

Cutting Taxes

How To Use Losses to Cut Taxes

For the first time in decades, there are great opportunities to offset stock gains with stock losses, but you have to be strategic and avoid mistakes.

Cutting Taxes

Congress Reverses Course on the Kiddie Tax

A change in the tax rules for children with unearned income could mean a big break for many families.

Cutting Taxes

Seven Tax-Friendly States

Seven states where the overall tax burden is low and there is no estate tax or tax on Social Security benefits or income tax unless otherwise noted.

Cutting Taxes

The Challenge of Switching States to Save on Taxes

Residents of high-tax states who move to low-tax states may be pursued by the states they leave behind. How to do it right.

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Choosing the Right Business Structure is Crucial for Taxes

Choosing the right structure for a business can have important tax implications.

Tax Planning

Frequently Overlooked Tax Deductions for 2019

The new tax law contains a lot of changes to deductions. Here’s what you need to know.

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Start 2020 With Some Shrewd Tax Moves

To plan your taxes in the most efficient way possible, begin early.

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How to Go About Making Tax Elections

It’s not always evident which tax “elections” you should make, but the choices can be vital.

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Tax Planning and Management Under the New Law

Nearly two years after the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law, taxpayers are still getting used to the effects it has had. Here’s help.

Tax Planning

There Are Still Tax Penalties for Getting Married

The 2017 federal tax law was supposed to defeat the marriage penalty, but that penalty is still around. Here’s what to watch out for when you marry.

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Think About Tax Savings Before 2019 Ends

Don’t wait until April 15 approaches to figure out how to save money on your 2019 taxes.

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Key Dates for Tax Compliance and Planning

Navigating successfully through the federal tax-compliance and planning process requires attention to these deadlines and time periods.

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What You Need to Know About Capital Gains Taxes

Understanding the best ways to minimize capital gains tax can get complicated. Here’s help.

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Understanding the Complicated Tax Rules Regarding Children

Tax rules regarding children often defy logic, but there are ways to lower the tax bite.

Tax Planning

Shocked by Your Latest Tax Bill? Here’s What to Do Now

Recent changes in the tax law shocked many taxpayers. How to lessen the shock—and tax bite—next time.