4 Tax Tips to Consider for 2019

4 Tax Tips to Consider for 2019

The deadline for filing your 2018 tax return is right around the corner. Have you filed your return yet? If so, were you satisfied with the outcome? Or were you surprised by how much you paid in taxes last year? The recent tax law dramatically changed the tax code....
5 Tips on End-of-the-Year Charitable Donations

5 Tips on End-of-the-Year Charitable Donations

At this time of year, we’re all in a more generous mood. Charities know this, and often increase their efforts to ask for donations. Giving will make you feel good, but there’s another important reason you should consider donating gifts to charity: It can make for a...
Avoid This Unpleasant Surprise in Retirement

Avoid This Unpleasant Surprise in Retirement

As you’re planning for retirement, you will likely hear one piece of advice over and over: Save as much as you can! You need to save enough money to support you through 20 or 30 years of retirement, for one thing. And as long as the IRS provides tax breaks for...
3 Ways That Your Investments Can Reduce Your Tax Burden

3 Ways That Your Investments Can Reduce Your Tax Burden

One of your biggest expenses may be paying federal and state income taxes. But why give your money to Uncle Sam, when you can invest in your future instead? The following three investment strategies could help you to lower your overall tax burden. Look for capital...
Watch Out for IRS Phone Scams

Watch Out for IRS Phone Scams

We all dread tax season and the possibility of writing a big check to Uncle Sam, but there’s another reason to be wary of the spring. Tax season is also fraud season for many con artists, who have figured out increasingly clever ways of stealing your hard-earned...
3 Ways That Your Investments Can Reduce Your Tax Burden

A Few Considerations During Tax Season

If you’re like many taxpayers, simply hearing the word “audit” may make you nervous. We all fear tax audits because the process could result in our owing even more money to the IRS. Not to mention, the audit process itself is stressful and time-consuming, as you...