Taxes

  1. New Tax Laws To Watch Out For In 2013

    With a new year comes new laws, and in 2013 the U.S. government has implemented several changes to the tax code.
  2. How does the government spend my taxes?

    Where does the government get all of the money it spends? From taxpayers. The government does not have its own money. Its receipts come from individual income taxes, corporate income taxes, estate and gift taxes, social insurance taxes and excise taxes. All U.S.
  3. Tax Variations Of The HEART Act

    The HEART Act is designed to allow service members and reservists make a smooth financial transition into active duty and back into civilian life.
  4. How Tax Treatment Of ETFs Can Benefit Purchasers

    ETFs often post fewer and lower capital gains distributions than traditional mutual funds, because there is usually a much lower rate of portfolio turnover in ETFs.
  5. How To Play Dividends During The Fiscal Cliff

    Shifting to qualified investment vehicles and other viable investment strategies could help invstors defer, avoid or minimize the tax hike.
  6. A Look Into Proposition 30

    This article examines the newly-passed Prop 30 and what it means for residents of California.
  7. Dividend Facts You May Not Know

    Discover the issues that complicate these payouts for investors.
  8. Save Early For Retirement If You're A High Earner

    If you earn a high income, there are many ways you can save extra money for an early retirement.
  9. Fiscal Cliff Implications For Year-End Tax Planning

    If the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff, how will it affect the taxes and tax planning of average citizens?
  10. Simplify Your Portfolio

    Faced with an overabundance of choices, many investors forget to stick to the basics.
  11. Rebalancing Your Portfolio For The Fiscal Cliff

    Here's a look into what you should focus on given that conditions are ripe for a possible "fiscal cliff."
  12. Pass On Wealth To Spread Holiday Cheer

    Find out why money can sometimes be the perfect gift.
  13. How The Fiscal Cliff Could Affect Your Net Worth

    With upcoming changes in tax rates, is your net worth going to be affected?
  14. The Link Between The Fed, Money, Debt And Taxes

    Assets on the Fed's balance sheet, money supply level, national debt level and economic production should be maintained in equilibrium.
  15. Tax Credit For Plan Expenses Incurred By Small Businesses

    Determine whether your business is eligible to claim a tax credit for establishing a retirement plan.
  16. Saver's Tax Credit: A Retirement Savings Incentive

    Here's another reason to put money toward your retirement nest egg.
  17. Who Does The Current Tax Code Benefit?

    Are the non-workers benefiting from the current tax code in any way or is it the wealthy who are still getting the big breaks?
  18. After-Tax Balance Rules For Retirement Accounts

    Accumulating post-tax assets can work to your advantage. Find out how.
  19. Why You Shouldn't Die In 2013

    Increases in estate tax rates and possible fiscal cliff implications will make things more difficult when it comes to arrangements for your death.
  20. Retirement Plan Tax Form 8606: When To File

    If you have a Roth IRA, you are responsible for keeping track of your pretax versus after-tax assets.
  21. Overlooked Tax Deductions For 2012

    From jury duty to student loan interest, here are some deductions for 2012 that people may overlook.
  22. Avoiding Too Much Tax On Your Distributions

    IRA assets can't be taxed twice - find out how to avoid paying the second time around.
  23. How IRA Contributions Affect Your Taxes

    Learn how to work with the tax man to avoid getting gouged when you convert your plans.
  24. Tax Treatment Of Ineligible IRA Rollovers

    Eager to save for retirement? Learn how to avoid overpayment penalties.
  25. Clearing Up Tax Confusion For College Savings Accounts

    Put your kids through school without being hounded by the tax man.
  26. Plain English: The Fiscal Cliff Explained

    The fiscal cliff is all over the news. Find out what it means and how it could affect you.
  27. Tax-Efficient Wealth Transfer

    Taxpayers with large taxable estates were required to take steps to reduce them before 2011.
  28. 6 Ways The Fiscal Cliff Could Affect You

    From taxes to unemployment rates, there are many ways the average American could be affected by the possible fiscal cliff.
  29. Reasons Renting Is Better Than Buying

    Owning a home is much more expensive than renting. Here are the places where the costs differ greatly.
  30. Tax Credits For Families

    Sometimes it actually pays to have kids if you are looking for significant tax breaks.
  31. How To Qualify For The Home-Office Tax Deduction

    Homebodies can save big on their tax bill. Learn how to get in on the action.
  32. 6 Small Business Tax Changes For 2012

    Read on to find out what deductions, incentives and other tax laws have changed this year.
  33. How Property Taxes Are Calculated

    Understanding how property taxes work will ensure that you won't be overcharged.
  34. Present Your Clients With A Year-End Review

    If you want to build a better rapport with your clients, this is a good place to start.
  35. Tax Advice For Victims Of Superstorm Sandy

    As the eastern part of the United States cleans and rebuilds, tax-related issues are sure to arise for the millions affected by the storm.
  36. IRA Contributions: Deductions and Tax Credits

    We outline the incentives and help you take full advantage of the benefits.
  37. Advantages And Disadvantages Of ETFs

    You've probably heard that ETFs are better than mutual funds, but you need to consider all aspects before investing.
  38. Why Monopoly Is A Terrible Finance Teacher

    With its plethora of inaccuracies, Monopoly doesn't offer the best lessons in real-world finance.
  39. Will Your Home Sale Leave You With Tax Shock?

    Learn how the newest tax laws apply to the proceeds you earn.
  40. Tax-Saving Advice For IRA Holders

    Be informed about benefits and deductions that may apply to you and avoid costly mistakes on your return.
  41. Obama And Romney's Education Policies Compared

    As the presidential election draws near, the candidates have further defined their positions on many issues, including education.
  42. How To Avoid Going Broke After Retirement

    There are many things to consider when planning your retirement, including budgets, taxes and long-term care.
  43. Canadian Grants And Tax Credits Fund Education

    RESPs and other grants help parents save for post-secondary education for their children.
  44. How Taxpayers Can Do A Legal Wash Sale

    The wash sale rule can result in the disallowance of a much-needed deduction. Here you can learn what constitutes a wash sale and how to avoid it.
  45. Relationships And Retirement Planning

    Older couples have many things to consider when it comes to financial planning, including wills and estate planning.
  46. Budgeting As A Single Parent

    Here are some tips to help single parents raise their kids on a more comfortable budget.
  47. Do Personal Income Tax Cuts Foster Economic Growth?

    Studies show that cuts to personal income tax rates will improve tax revenues, but not lead to economic growth.
  48. The True Cost Of Poverty

    Nearly 47% of Americans live at or below the poverty line. Despite safety nets, lower-income people still face challenges.
  49. Benefits Of A Dependent Care FSA

    Here's how your Dependent Care FSA works and how you can use it to your advantage as a parent with dependents.
  50. Retirement Living: Renting Vs. Home Ownership

    Here are three simple questions you should consider when weighing this decision.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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