Understanding tax strategies and managing your tax bill should be part of any sound financial approach. Some taxes can be deferred, and others can be managed through tax-efficient investing. With careful and consistent preparation, you may be able to manage the impact of taxes on your financial efforts.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
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Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
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This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.