Tax

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.

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.

Social Security Taxes

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

Tax & Estate Strategies for Married LGBTQ+ Couples

Learn how to maximize your tax and estate strategy as a married member of the LGBTQ+ community.

Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?

When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.

Five Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Five overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.

Counteracting Capital Gains with Tax-Loss Harvesting

You may have heard the phrase "tax-loss harvesting." A financial professional may be able to provide some guidance.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

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