Tax Planning

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    Gay married couples can now file joint federal and state returns, but they should ...
  2. When a 401(k) Hardship Withdrawal Makes Sense

    If you've exhausted all other avenues, there are ways to withdraw funds before age ...
  3. Here's the Best Way to Skirt Capital Gains Taxes

    Taxpayers who know the rules for netting gains/losses can generate additional losses ...
  4. 3 Ways Tax Haven Governments Make Money

    If the governments of tax haven countries impose little, or no, income taxes, how ...
  5. Panama Papers: What Advisors Need to Know

    Here is how clients may be impacted by some of the issues brought to light by the ...
  6. Can't Pay Your Taxes? What to Do Now

    Not enough cash on hand for your April tax bill? No need to panic. Here's what to ...
  1. Tax-Free Income Funds You Should Shortlist (FKTFX, ...

    Looking for holdings for the fixed-income portion of your investment portfolio? These ...
  2. Corporate Inversion: How It Works

    Large corporations are making all kinds of moves to decrease expenses and increase ...
  3. Vanguard Readies Muni Bond ETF

    Vanguard is set to roll out a muni bond ETF, the firm's first.
  4. 'Tis The Season For Tax-Loss Harvesting

    With the end of the year upon investors are looking for ways to reduce their tax ...
  5. Top 2014 Muni Bond ETFs

    April 15 came and went, but the memory of how much of your pay the IRS helped itself ...
  1. Bitcoin IRS Tax Guide For Individual Filers

    The is the most comprehensive analysis to date about the IRS tax guidance on virtual ...
  1. What are the Best Ways to Lower My Taxable Income?

    Paying taxes is an unavoidable obligation each year, but individuals and business owners can take advantage of various strategies ...
  2. How Long Should I Keep My Tax Records?

    Having the right information available when the IRS calls can save you considerable time, money and stress. Learn how long ...
  3. Are personal loans tax deductible?

    Find out whether interest on personal loans is tax deductible and what types of loan interest can be used to reduce your ...
  4. Is homeowners’ insurance tax deductible?

    Learn whether homeowners' insurance is tax-deductible, and find out about instances where you can deduct home insurance payments ...
  1. IRS Special Enrollment Examination (SEE) Study Guide

    The enrolled agent status is the highest credential awarded by the IRS.
  1. Six Ways Your Tax Preparer Knows You're Lying

    An experienced tax preparer can usually sense when a customer is providing fraudulent ...
  2. Top 10 Home Business Tax Tips

    Starting a home business means new tax breaks you can claim - just make sure you're ...
  3. 5 Tax(ing) Retirement Mistakes

    Avoiding these five common tax mistakes can really pay off on your way to retirement ...
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