Monthly Archives: November 2012

Life Insurance – Avoiding Taxes On The Proceeds

Life Insurance - Avoiding Taxes On The Proceeds, when you purchased your life insurance, you probably thought about things like how much coverage, you should have a!!d the cost. The subject of taxes may not have come up, or you may have simply assumed life insurance proceeds are not taxable. As with so many tax…
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Time To Review Your Mutual Fund Investments

Time To Review Your Mutual Fund Investments, now might be a good time to review your mutual fund investments with a tax-wise eye toward improving your 2013 returns. For any investment, your actual return is the return you realize after accounting for taxes and other expenses paid on the investment. And, by their nature, mutual…
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Deducting Student Loan Interest

Deducting Student Loan Interest, financing a college or graduate school education often requires incurring at least some student-loan debt. For those who qualify for it, the tax deduction for student-loan interest can help ease the financial burden. Overview, The deduction is available for as much as $2,500 of interest annually. Taxpayers don't. have to itemize…
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Don’t Be Caught by Surprise

Don't Be Caught by Surprise, for much of 2012, uncertainty about the fate of various favorable tax law provisions set to "sunset" at the end of the year has complicated tax planning. Although the situation may change, as this article goes to press, taxpayers are still waiting for answers from lawmakers and weighing what planning…
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