While 2012 winds down, there is still time to reduce your tax burden. Here are six ideas that can save money for most of us.
Here are some ideas if your strategy is to minimize taxable income this year:
Plus a bonus thought. Look for ways to double dip the tax savings. One of the best examples of this is the donation of appreciated stock (held over one year) to a charitable organization. Not only do you get to deduct the appreciated value of the stock, you also avoid paying capital gains tax on the increased value of the shares.
Joseph B. Matheson is a Certified Public Accountant with more than twenty-five years of public and private accounting experience. Mr. Matheson passed the CPA exam with one of the highest scores in the nation, garnering honors at both the state and national level. His knowledge and experience guarantees focus on the needs of businesses and high net worth individuals and providing litigation and forensic support to attorneys and litigants.
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