Taxes

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  1. When Net Unrealized Appreciation Is a Bad Idea

    A net unrealized appreciation strategy doesn't always result in significant tax savings.
  2. Additional Child Tax Credit

    The Additional Child Tax Credit is the refundable portion of the Child Tax Credit. The Additional Child Tax Credit can be ...
  3. Capital Gains Tax

    A capital gains tax is a type of tax levied on capital gains incurred by individuals and corporations. Triggered when an ...
  4. Understanding 'Per Diem'

    Per diem is one method for reimbursing employees for business-travel expenses. Companies using the per diem method must follow ...
  5. What is the difference between capital gains and investment income?

    Learn about the difference between capital gains and other types of investment income, such as dividends paid on stock or ...
  6. Withholding

    The portion of an employee's wages that is not included in his or her paycheck because it is remitted directly to the federal, ...
  7. P45 Tax

    A P45 is a tax form used in the UK and given by an employer to an employee upon termination of employment.
  8. Form 1098

    Form 1098 is a form filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that details the amount of interest and mortgage-related ...
  9. Defunct: Refundable AMT Credit for Employee Stock Option Taxes

    These refundable AMT credits helped taxpayers save on taxes, AMT bills and more – but expired in 2012.
  10. Student Loan Interest Deduction

    Student Loan Interest Deduction is a tax deduction for interest paid on higher education loans during the tax year in the ...
  11. Minimizing the Amount of Income Tax You Owe

    The amount of income you receive and tax deductions and credits you take impact how much you'll owe.
  12. Common Questions Asked About Social Security

    Here are some answers to common questions asked about Social Security.
  13. Freelancer

    A freelancer is not an employee of a firm, and may therefore be at liberty to complete different jobs concurrently by various ...
  14. Tax Day 2018: Start Planning Now

    Use these tips to set yourself up for a successful tax day in 2018.
  15. What Everyone Should Be Doing After Tax Season

    Here are four ways to set yourself up for better tax efficiency this year.
  16. Selling Employee Stock Purchase Plan Shares

    An in-depth look at how qualified sales of employee stock purchase plan shares work, and the tax consequences under different ...
  17. Financial Planning for Gen X and Millennials

    Gen X and Gen Y to need to get their finances in order, so here are some tips to get started.
  18. The Ultimate List of Painful Financial Mistakes

    Here are 24 preventable tax and investment mistakes that advisors see often; mistakes that can ruin your retirement planning.
  19. 4 Risks of Giving Your House to Your Child

    Your instincts may be generous, but handing over the house may not be the best financial plan for you – or your child.
  20. Women Stuck Paying the ‘Pink Tax’

    If you're a woman, you could be paying more than a man for the same stuff, from shirts to personal care products. Here's ...
  21. Millions Wait to the Last Minute to File Their Taxes

    Online filing encourages procrastination. Millennials are most likely to leave filing till last day
  22. Why Players Are the Winners in Raiders' Move to Vegas

    Whether you watch professional sports or are a professional athlete, financial planning is the same.
  23. 7 Divorce Tax Traps

    Filing your taxes is complicated enough, but it can become even more challenging after a divorce.
  24. Declaring Bankruptcy is no Easy Out

    Going bankrupt can help pull you out of debt, but it's rarely the best option.
  25. Bankruptcy Consequences

    You've done the deed and are out from under your debts – or embarked on a repayment plan. What consequences can you expect ...
  26. Savings and Tax Strategies Missed by Physicians

    Doctors and others often don't take complete advantage of health savings accounts and 401(k)s.
  27. Retirement Living: Renting Vs. Home Ownership

    Here are three simple questions you should consider when weighing this decision.
  28. Storing and Discarding Important Documents

    Use these tips to properly save important documents and safely discard them when the time comes.
  29. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

    FATCA is a tax law that compels US citizens at home and abroad to file annual reports on any foreign account holdings.
  30. Opinion: Trump's Math Needs a Recount

    In a speech with almost no specifics to speak of, Trump somehow managed to get the numbers wrong.
  31. More People to Pay Off Debt than Spend Tax Refund Cash in 2017

    Financial security weighs heavy as people choose prudence over spending the extra refund cash
  32. How To Make Your First $1 Million

    It is easier to become a millionaire now than at any time before. While you won't be buying islands, it is still a goal worth ...
  33. Should You Let Turbo Tax Share Your Data?

    Should you let TurboTax share your data? Possible reward: great deals on student loan refinancing. But there are issues.
  34. 3 Ways to Start Lowering Next Year's Tax Bill Now

    Here are three ways you can start to lower next year's tax bill.
  35. Yellen Sees More Rate Hikes With Economic Growth

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen, who plans to complete her term as chair, expects more interest rate hikes on continued economic growth.
  36. 5 Easy Tax Tips for New Families

    New and young families may find they have special tax planning concerns.
  37. 'Free' Tax Refund Loans: Are They Really Free?

    While tax refund loans are now completely free, getting one can cost you in tax prep and other fees.
  38. Credit Karma, Inc.

    Credit Karma is a credit monitoring website that allows users to check their credit for free at any time.
  39. Where Can You Buy Tax Free on Amazon? (AMZN)

    Time was, you could shop online without paying sales tax. That's less and less the case.
  40. Smart Year-End Tax Moves for 2016 (Part Two)

    Here's are some crucial tax planning strategies for investments, Social Security and Medicare.
  41. The Automatic Millionaire: PAGES

    Entrepreneur and top model Jessica Perez tells Investopedia why David Bach's "The Automatic Millionaire" is her favorite ...
  42. Top 8 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Proper planning will help ensure that your wishes are honored and your heirs are well cared for.
  43. 2 Charitable Tax Planning Strategies for Year-End

    These strategies help support your favorite qualified charity while also reducing your tax liability to Uncle Sam.
  44. Happily Married? File Taxes Separately!

    Just because you are in love doesn't mean that a joint return is best for both of you.
  45. 6 Tax Planning Steps to Take Before the Year Ends

    By now, your accountant should be able to estimate your tax bill. If there are some surprises, you still have time to plan ...
  46. 3 Things Retired Clients Should Do Before Year-End

    These are the three most important things retired clients should review before the end of the year.
  47. SEP Account: Jessica Perez

    CEO and Founder of Tycoon, Jessica Perez, shares why "SEP Account" is her favorite financial term.
  48. Financial Issues for Foreign Nationals Working in U.S.

    There are a host of issues that foreign nationals face in the U.S. regarding taxation, credit and estate planning. Here are ...
  49. 9 Tax Issues for Transitioning Service Members

    Transitioning military personnel and their families face significant impacts to their tax situation. Here are nine things ...
  50. 4 Year-End Tax Strategies You Should Consider Now

    Here are four tax strategies to implement before the end of the year to reduce your chance of having a negative surprise ...
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