Tax Planning

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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.

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Avoid These Costly Year-End Tax Mistakes for 2017

Five year-end tax blunders to avoid as 2017 draws to a close.

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Why “Tax Time” Is Now—And You Should Do These 10 Things in November or December

Here are 10 tax-saving moves that everyone should consider making before the year ends to save on taxes.

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Second-Marriage Tax Considerations

Tax issues with a second marriage are much more complex than with a first marriage. Planning beforehand can save a lot of time, worry and money later.

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8 IRS Audit Flags

Anyone can get audited by the IRS. An audit can be random…it can be related to a transaction you made…

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Surprising Taxes on IRAs

One of the most appealing features of a traditional individual retirement account (IRA) is that you don’t pay income tax…

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5 Tax Mistakes That Trap Widows and Widowers

Taxes are not the first thing on someone’s mind after the death of a spouse, but they are something that…

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How to Save Big on Taxes in Retirement

Here's another reason to love retirement—the ability to save big money by managing your annual tax bill. Once retired, you…

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Tax Rules Have Changed (Again)

Answers to this year’s trickiest questions The April 15 tax-filing deadline is fast approaching, but many Americans still are struggling…

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Answers About the Latest Tax Rule Changes

Answers to this year’s trickiest questions The April 15 tax-filing deadline is fast approaching, but many Americans still are struggling…

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Six Reasons to See Your Accountant After Tax Season

If you filed your 2008 tax return by April 15, you might think that you won’t see your tax pro…

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Penalty-Free Ways to Minimize Estimated Tax Payments

One of your first tax moves of 2008 should be to adjust the amount of income tax that you pay…