Should you move domiciles to pay lower taxes?

Tax planning involves searching for and taking advantage of legitimate opportunities for tax reduction. As clients seek to reduce their tax bite, a common question is, "Should I move to another state to reduce my taxes?" For those on the East Coast, the move might be from New Jersey to Florida. On the West Coast, Californians may consider moving to Nevada.

It’s time to make peace with capital gains tax

The average investor hates paying taxes—who doesn’t? And yet, long-term investors get some great tax breaks on both their profits and losses. The tax breaks make investing a better after-tax proposition ...

Investment tax relief does not end tax planning

Congress has passed a massive tax cut package that gives special relief to investors. Lower capital gains tax rates and an exclusion for stock dividends eases the tax burden on those who realize investment ...

Use investment losses to cut your taxes

Sure, it’s been a miserable couple of years to be a stock investor.  Since the euphoric market highs of March 2000, the stock market has been subject to frequent, gut-wrenching declines, culminating ...