Tax Planning

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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.

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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.

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Simplifying Your Tax Prep Process

Here are some ways to simplify the process of preparing tax returns in the future and perhaps reduce clutter.

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Changing Your State of Residency for Tax Purposes Can Be Tricky

In many states, an individual can qualify as a resident for tax purposes under two sets of circumstances. It’s vital to follow the rules closely.

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Don’t Let the New Kiddie Tax Hurt You

Before you put investments in a child’s name, run these numbers

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Some Home Owners Could Legally Defer Their Property Taxes—Are You One?

Two dozen states let some seniors delay paying their property tax until they sell their homes or die—a potentially huge savings.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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5 Strategies to Save Money Under the New Tax Law

Money-saving strategies to help you win under the new tax law when it comes to retirement accounts…deductions…home buying…borrowing...and more.

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It’s Last Call for these Tax Deductions

With big tax changes coming for 2018, here’s what taxpayers should do before the end of 2017 to save on taxes.