Tax Planning

The Pay-Less-Tax Man

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.

The Pay-Less-Tax Man

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…

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Save Thousands in Taxes

Best strategies for the rest of the year... and beyond Now is a great time to take steps to minimize…

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Simmering Tax Issues That Could Make Your Financial Plan Boil Over

The biggest tax and fiscal policy changes in a generation -- or longer -- will begin to arrive in the…