Capital gains are profits made from the sale of real estate, investments and personal property. Get the latest capital gains tax rates and investment tax advice.
Cryptocurrency taxes: A guide
The IRS is stepping up enforcement on potential tax evasion by looking more closely at who’s exchanging cryptocurrencies.
Top tax tips for investors
Pay particular attention to these areas and you may find some new ways to save on what you owe.
Long-term capital gains tax basics
Certain windfalls are considered capital gains. Here’s how to determine what you’ll owe.
Figuring losses on rental property
The cap on rental losses is meant to limit the number of deductions one person can take.2 min read Mar 24, 2009
Foreigners and withholding tax
Withholding tax is due on stock dividends of U.S. companies even if you aren’t a U.S. citizen.1 min read Jan 26, 2009
Rolling into a Roth
If a traditional IRA contains some after-tax contributions, it can still be converted to a Roth.1 min read Oct 06, 2008
Inherited IRA withdrawals
The beneficiary of an inherited IRA can withdraw without the 10-percent penalty.2 min read Sep 18, 2008
Moving an IRA to another bank
How often you can transfer retirement accounts depends on the type of transfer, says CPA George Saenz.2 min read Sep 15, 2008
Selling demutualized shares
Good news for shareholders in a converted insurance company.2 min read Sep 03, 2008
Sale of a partnership investment
Typically, the sale of a partnership investment results in capital gain or loss.2 min read Aug 27, 2008
Bank deposit taxes
Foreigners are exempt from income tax on bank deposit interest.1 min read Aug 26, 2008
Retirement account losses
A legal settlement for retirement account losses won’t affect contribution limits.1 min read Aug 25, 2008
Inheritance raises tax questions
Two reader questions inquire about the role of taxes after you receive an inheritance.2 min read Aug 19, 2008
Maximizing your 401(k)
Save income tax, and set your 401(k) contributions to maximize your employer’s match.2 min read Aug 12, 2008
Savings with tax breaks: Introduction
The government wants you to make the most out of your savings. Taking advantage of these programs is a start.1 min read Apr 01, 2005