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.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
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.