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It's never too early to start preparing for your 2019 taxes. Here are 3 timely tax-saving strategies you can employ now to lower your tax bill next year.

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Even simple changes create complications when it comes to U.S. tax law. It's time for a reality check, and an opportunity to help debunk common tax myths.

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Did you know gambling winnings are subject to both federal and state tax? Here's the 4-1-1 on the types of gambling winnings and the taxes that apply to each.

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2018 welcomes taxpayers and CPAs with the largest changes to the U.S. income tax system in recent history. Learn about the impact on companies and individuals.

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Did you receive that dreaded IRS audit notification letter? Don't stress! Find out the Who, What, When, Where, and Why about IRS Audits.

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With tax season over, here are some great financial tips to keep in mind regarding your kids and summer jobs, your ROTH contribution, capital gains, and more!

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With the presidential election in the rear-view mirror, tax reform will be front and center in 2017.

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Death and Taxes

By Jackie Lawson • July 12, 2016

Even with the web & it's large amount of info, death and taxes are still certain in life, and the former has an important financial impact on the latter.

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The best time to start year-end planning is after you complete your tax return and realize how certain actions in the prior year could have changed things.

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Using a QCD, taxpayers may find that making a direct contribution from an IRA to a qualifying charitable organization can provide greater tax savings.

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