Taxes

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End-of-Year Moves to Cut Your 2018 Taxes

To minimize your 2018 tax liability, check out these end-of-year tax-saving moves right now, before 2018 ends.

Cutting Taxes

Pay 0% Cap-Gains Tax

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.

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If You Invest in Real Estate, Check this Checklist To Save on Taxes

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.

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If You Owe Back Taxes, Here’s What to Do

Uncle Sam is mighty, but you have more control over your fate than you might think—if you know what steps to take.

Tax Preparation

The New 1040 Form Is Not So Simple

The 1040 tax form has shrunk for 2018, but that doesn’t necessarily make your taxes simpler or quicker to fill out.

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Tax Breaks for Gains and Losses on Small Business Corporations

There are many potential tax breaks for gains and losses on small business corporation stock, but also many rules that must be followed.

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How Trusts are Taxed

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.

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Estate Income Tax Planning for People with No Taxable Estates

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.

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These Taxpayers Fought the IRS and Came Out on Top

Ordinary taxpayers can beat the IRS—and so can you. Here are important lessons from recent court disputes in which taxpayers prevailed.

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Post-Tax-Season Planning Tips for 2018

Now that tax season is done, here’s how to switch into tax-planning mode and make your 2018 taxes as low as possible.

Tax Planning

Tax Deduction Changes and Overlooked Deductions for 2018

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

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Tax Rules for Trading Cryptocurrency

If you trade in cryptocurrency, you could owe taxes on those assets. Here’s what to know in order to file your return correctly.

Tax Planning

Many Taxpayers Are Now Underwithholding

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.

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A Dozen Tax Breaks for Education Expenses

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.

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New Tax-Planning Opportunities for 2018—Start Making these Moves Now

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.