Taxes

  1. Avoid Tricky Tax Issues On Municipal Bonds

    Learn the rules every investor should know before buying into this "tax-free" investment.
  2. Bursting Boomers' Inheritance Dreams

    Waiting for a big payload from an aging relative? The chance of cashing in is lower than you think.
  3. Use Real Estate To Put Off Tax Bills

    Find out how you can build wealth and reduce your taxes.
  4. How To Claim A Dependent On Your Tax Return

    If you are a caregiver, get to know the rules for claiming a dependent before filing your taxes.
  5. Form 9465: Don't Pay Your Back Taxes Without It

    This form can lighten your tax load if you owe Uncle Sam.
  6. How Taxes Affect The Economy

    Learn how tax changes have historically affected the economy over the past three decades.
  7. How The Wealthy Slash Their Income Tax Bills

    Many of these tax-minimization strategies can be used by anyone. Find out how you can pay taxes like a millionaire.
  8. An Overview Of Itemized Deductions

    Not taking the standard deduction this year could save you hundreds of dollars.
  9. Using Tax Lots: A Way To Minimize Taxes

    The method of identifying cost basis can help you to get the most out of reduced tax rates.
  10. 5 Last-Minute Ways To Maximize Your Tax Deductions

    With tax season right around the corner, here are some ways to increase your tax deductions.
  11. Tax Credits And Deductions For Parents

    Your children can help you save on your taxes with these credits and deductions.
  12. Does Tax Loss Harvesting Really Work?

    This is a regular December tradition for investors, but it may not actually provide any benefit.
  13. 8 Reasons To Dump A Mutual Fund

    Buy and hold is not forever. Find out when it pays to sell your fund and move on.
  14. Starting Early With Financial Planning

    You can achieve your financial goals if you start early enough. Here are some tips.
  15. How To Find The Right Tax Preparer

    Choosing the right tax preparer for your needs is extremely important. However, many are not up to the task, so you need ...
  16. 5 Expenses You Want to Be Deductible But Aren't

    Here are five expenses that many taxpayers often try to claim only to find out that their deductions are denied.
  17. Don't Put Off Your Year-End Tax Plan

    From sales tax deductions to credit reports, check out what items should be on your financial checklist.
  18. How To Claim Home Office Expenses

    There are many factors to determine what home office deductions can be made towards your small business. Planning ensures ...
  19. Countries With The Highest And Lowest Taxes

    If you think your taxes are high, you may be surprised. Discover the countries with the highest and lowest taxes.
  20. Top Estate Planning Tips For Same-Sex Couples

    Estate planning for same-sex couples requires extra effort and legal assistance.
  21. Countries With The Highest Taxes

    If you thought your taxes as an American were high, think again. Here's a list of the top five countries with the highest ...
  22. 5 Steps To Forming A Tax-Exempt Nonprofit Corporation

    Before you tackle this challenge, know the challenges of forming and operating an official nonprofit organization.
  23. Unemployed? Stay Home And Do Some Financial Housecleaning

    These financial strategies will ensure that while you're unemployed you get your finances in order.
  24. Estate Planning Law Changes You Need To Know

    When organizing your affairs, you'll need to be aware of tax rates and other regulations.
  25. Taxes: Who Pays And How Much?

    When it comes to taxes, the debate is endless on who pays what, especially in Congress. With no new initiatives in sight, ...
  26. Highest Corporate Taxes By Sector

    The amount a U.S. company pays in tax depends upon the sector it is in.
  27. How To Use The Dividend Capture Strategy

    Dividend capture strategies provide an alternative investment approach to income seeking investors.
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    Just because a belief is common, doesn't mean that it's true. Here we separate fact from fiction.
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  30. Disclaiming Inherited Plan Assets

    There are some good reasons for choosing not to accept the funds, but be sure you follow the proper process.
  31. When You Should Change Your Withholding Tax

    When there are major changes in your life, you should adjust your withholding to ensure you aren't paying too much in taxes. ...
  32. Pros And Cons Of Offshore Investing

    Tax loopholes are shrinking, but there are still plenty of viable prospects. Get the big picture.
  33. 7 Reasons To Review Or Revise Your Will

    Drafting a will and locking it away for good could negatively affect your beneficiaries.
  34. Introduction To International REITs

    Avoid being left behind as REITs expand beyond U.S. borders.
  35. Choosing Between The Suburbs And The City

    The location in which you decide to live can deeply influence your well-being, so choose wisely!
  36. Retirement Savings: Tax-Deferred Or Tax-Exempt?

    There advantages and disadvantages to both types of savings accounts. Find out which one is right for you.
  37. What is the double taxation of dividends?

    After all is said and done, companies that have made a profit can do one of two things with the excess cash. They can (1) ...
  38. What To Do If You Get Audited

    If you're in the minority of those that get audited, find out how to prepare and how to handle the process.
  39. The $100 Million House: What It Really Costs

    Billionaire Yuri Milner just broke the record for the highest priced sale of a single family home in America - but it's even ...
  40. 4 Ways To Minimize Estate Taxes

    These four strategies will ensure that most of your money goes to your loved ones, and not to the government.
  41. 5 Groups That Don't Pay Taxes

    Now that you've paid your share, find out who didn't have to pay taxes this year.
  42. Why People Don't Lie On Their Tax Returns

    Studies show people are overwhelmingly truthful when it comes to their tax filing, even when lying would benefit them.
  43. Is Your Small Business Really A Hobby?

    Make sure that your business follows IRS guidelines and stays out of hobby territory in order to make the best use of any ...
  44. 6 Places To Retire For Low Income Taxes

    These states offer unique tax benefits for their long-term citizens.
  45. Do Canadians Really Pay More Taxes Than Americans?

    We look at the difference in tax rates and services offered on both sides of the border.
  46. 7 Homeowner Costs Renters Don't Pay

    There are many factors to consider when comparing buying to renting. Learn more here.
  47. Donations: How To Maximize Your Tax Deduction

    Donating to charity is a great way to show your giving spirit and save money on your taxes at the same time.
  48. 5 Tricks For Lowering Your Property Tax

    Find out what steps you can take to reduce your bill.
  49. Tax Preparation Fees: How Much Is Too Much?

    These are the five most important variables to consider, when deciding if a tax preparer is charging a reasonable amount ...
  50. 5 Sources Of Income You Aren't Claiming - But Should

    There are many types of taxable benefits that you may receive on a regular basis on which Uncle Sam wants to take his share. ...
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