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With year-end approaching, 3 ideas that may help cut your tax bill

You may still have time to trim your 2021 federal tax liability by taking certain steps. For example, contribute the maximum to your retirement plans, including traditional IRAs and SEP plans. Another idea: If you make your Jan. 2022 mortgage payment in December, you can deduct the interest portion on your 2021 tax return (assuming […]

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Act soon to save 2018 taxes on your investments

Do you have investments outside of tax-advantaged retirement plans? You may still have time to shrink your 2018 tax bill by selling some of them. If you’ve sold investments at a gain this year, consider selling some at a loss to absorb the gains. But if you’ve sold investments at a loss, consider selling some […]

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