Tax-Free Income

Yes, that’s correct, there are some forms of income you receive that may be tax-free. Here is a list of ten common sources of tax-free income. Gifts. Gifts you receive are not taxable income to you. In fact, they are not subject to gift tax to the person giving the gift as long as the…

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Planning Your Estate to Reflect Your Intentions

If you own assets that you’d like to leave to a loved one, you have an estate. But without a plan, your state of residence will choose your heir — not necessarily the result you intended. How can you ensure your intentions will be realized? Start by understanding the basics of estate taxes. How estate…

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Life Insurance? Get the Tax Facts!

You may think of life insurance as income-replacement protection for your family in the event you or your spouse dies. But what are the tax implications of life insurance? Here are four rules to know. Death benefits. Normally, death benefits paid under a life insurance policy aren’t subject to income tax. But this isn’t a…

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