Tax Deduction

  1. Using Life Insurance To Make Charitable Donations

    Using Life Insurance To Make Charitable Donations

    Your life insurance policy can be a great tool for charitable giving. Find out how. ...
  2. 10 Steps To Tax Preparation

    10 Steps To Tax Preparation

    Follow these simple steps to get you ready for the income tax deadline of April 15. ...
  3. How The IRS Became So Essential (And So Loathed)

    How The IRS Became So Essential (And So Loathed)

    Even the most enlightened citizen curses taxes, possibly while simultaneously acknowledging ...
  4. Cut Your Tax Bill With Donor-Advised Funds

    Cut Your Tax Bill With Donor-Advised Funds

    Beat the tax man come April 15 by investing in a charity-friendly fund.
  5. Five Tax Strategies For A Bonus Or Windfall

    Five Tax Strategies For A Bonus Or Windfall

    That bonus for a job well done or inheritance from Great Uncle Alfred can often result ...
  6. 7 Mid-year Tax Moves

    7 Mid-year Tax Moves

    If you wait until year-end to check on your tax status, you’ll be right in the middle ...
  1. When would I need to use IRS Form 1040X when filing my tax return?

    If you've made a mistake on your tax return, you'll need to file a Form 1040X. Learn the details of what you need to do.
  2. How do I know whether to itemize deductions or take the standard deduction?

    Taking the standard deduction is the easiest and most common method chosen by filers, but many taxpayers may wind up paying ...
  3. How Can I Fund A Roth IRA If My Income Is Too High To Make Direct Contributions?

    Roth IRAs are not available to you if you are a high income earner - unless you use the following strategy.
  4. What is a "wash sale"?

    The Wash-Sale rule was established to disallow a loss deduction of a security sold, if within 30 days of the date of the ...
  1. IRS Special Enrollment Examination (SEE) Study Guide

    The enrolled agent status is the highest credential awarded by the IRS.
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