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.

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!
Home Mortgage Deduction

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

What’s My 2024 Tax Bracket?

What’s My 2024 Tax Bracket?

Check out this handy reference of updated ranges from the IRS in case your designated bracket has changed.

Federal Income Tax

Federal Income Tax

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

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

What’s My 2024 Tax Bracket?

Check out this handy reference of updated ranges from the IRS in case your designated bracket has changed.

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.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

View all articles

Comparing Investments

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

Tax Freedom Day

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

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.

Social Security Taxes

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

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

View all calculators

The Facts About Income Tax

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

View all videos