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Tax Benefits for Donating Appreciated Stock

For certain charitably inclined taxpayers, donating appreciated stock to charity can be an excellent year-end tax planning strategy. This may be especially true if the stock is highly appreciated and you’d like to sell it but are worried about the tax liability.

Do You Need to Adjust Your Withholding?

Post-TCJA withholding tables could put you at risk of significantly underwithholding your federal income taxes and being hit with an unexpectedly high tax bill when you file your 2018 tax return next year. Here’s what to do to avoid this outcome.

Important Deadlines for the Remainder of 2018

April 17 isn’t the only important tax-related deadline for individuals this year. To avoid interest and penalties, or simply to make the most of tax-saving opportunities, be sure you’re aware of these key dates for the rest of 2018.

Tax Breaks: Tuition and Fees

The recently passed Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 included an extension of the tuition and fees deduction. But that may not be the best higher-education break to claim on your 2017 return.