Tax Policy

  1. Are You Paying Too Much in Taxes?

    Overpaying taxes amounts to an interest-free loan to the government. Here are some ...
  2. How Private Equity and Hedge Funds are Taxed

    Private equity and hedge funds offer an appealing tax structure for those who can ...
  3. 401(k) Rollovers: The Tax Implications

    The tax rules for 401(k) rollovers can be simple or more complex, depending on which ...
  4. Reverse Mortgages and Your Taxes

    It pays to know the tax benefits from getting a reverse mortgage. Two major considerations: ...
  5. 401(k) vs. Picking Stocks: What's Best?

    The pros and cons of two different ways to invest your retirement savings
  6. Best Ways to Roll Over Your 401(k)

    When you leave a job, you have some decisions to make about what to do with your ...
  1. Does it Make Sense to Have an MLP in an IRA?

    Here's why MLPs should — and shouldn't — be considered for an IRA.
  2. MLPs: How They Are Taxed

    The advantages of MLPs outweigh the disadvantages, especially if you play your cards ...
  3. Pros and Cons of Master Limited Partnerships

    Want steady income? Consider looking into MLPs.
  4. The Basics Of The New Exchange-Traded Mutual ...

    We explore how NASDAQ's new product exchange-traded mutual funds work, their benefits, ...
  5. How Mutual Funds Are Taxed in the U.S.

    A look at how mutual funds are taxed and how investors can be more tax efficient. ...
  6. Tax Treatment For Call & Put Options

    A brief intro to the complex US tax rules governing call and put options with examples ...
  1. How is cost basis calculated on an inherited asset?

    Understand how the cost basis for stocks, property and other inherited assets is calculated, and the resulting tax implications ...
  2. In what instances does overhead qualify for certain tax allowances?

    Find out about instances in which overhead expenses qualify for tax allowances, including some common examples of tax-deductible ...
  3. How can tariffs cause inefficiencies in domestic industries?

    Understand what a tariff is and why a government would want to impose a tariff. Learn how tariffs can contribute to domestic ...
  4. How are write-offs recorded on my tax return?

    Find out how to document your write-offs when filing your tax return, including which forms you must complete for personal ...
  1. Six Ways Your Tax Preparer Knows You're Lying

    An experienced tax preparer can usually sense when a customer is providing fraudulent ...
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