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What Is Betterment Tax Loss Harvesting?

Betterment increases after-tax returns through tax-advantaged account allocation and portfolio selection, automatic rebalancing of deposits and dividends, and offsetting capital gains liabilities using funds that lose value.

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Do You Save More In States With No Income Tax?

The 7 states with no income tax are Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Wyoming, and Alaska.

What Property Tax Deduction Can You Claim for 2018?

To lower your tax bill, claim the property tax deductions available to you, including mortgage interest and mortgage insurance premiums.


How To Lower Your Tax Bill

The way to lower your tax bill is to lower your taxable income. Lowering your taxable income is not the same as lowering your gross income.

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What Is The Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

Are you susceptible to the Alternative Minimum Tax? Click here to find out and how to calculate the AMT.

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What Is Non-taxable Income?

To lower your tax bill, it is important to know what you can claim as non-taxable income.

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Capital Gains Tax: Short-Term And Long-Term

When you sell stock market investments, such as stocks, mutual funds and bonds, or property, for a profit, capital gains tax must be paid. The tax paid falls into one of two categories…


How Do I Calculate Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)?

The amount of tax you are charged at the Federal and State level depends on your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)? But what is Adjusted Gross Income? And how do you calculate your Adjusted Gross Income?

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How To Find The Best Tax Preparer

Tax preparers may have a wide variety of certifications, charge vastly different fee schedules and have very different levels of expertise. So how do you find the best tax preparer nearby who understands the nuances of your tax circumstances and can fully assist you?


Best Tax Software 2018

Here’s a list of criteria to consider when selecting a tax software vendor. Did you know that, depending on your income, it’s possible to avoid all tax software and file free