Take Advantage of These Tax Strategies Before the Year Ends 

We’re coming up on the end of the year, and while it’s a time to take a break and enjoy the holiday season, it’s also a good time to consider tax strategies that may benefit you. Because taxes are calculated from January 1st to December 31st of each year, and certain retirement rules and laws…

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Retirement Tax Strategies to Consider

How you handle taxes and when you are taxed are two of the most important factors when it comes to retirement planning. If you are putting together the puzzle pieces of your retirement plan and you are curious about some strategies related to taxes and retirement, here are some possible options: Consider a Roth IRA…

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3 Tax Optimization Strategies to Remember for Retirement

As you plan for retirement, it’s important to consider tax optimization strategies to minimize your tax liabilities. Here are three key ways to optimize taxes in retirement, based on information from sources published between 2022 and 2023. Consider the Tax Structure of Your State and Locality Consider living in a tax-friendly state.[1] Many states offer…

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Tax Tips for Married Couples

Even as tax season winds down, it’s still important that you consider tax strategy as part of your financial picture. Many couples file jointly, and while it can sometimes help save on your taxes, it isn’t always the best option in each case! Here are some important factors to consider if you are filing taxes…

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Quick Tips for Filing Your Taxes This Season

Quick Tips for Filing Your Taxes This Season Barnett Financial & Tax

Tax season is fast approaching, so you may find yourself with some important tax questions. This article will cover some of the pitfalls of this process to make sure that you get the most out of your taxes this year. Don’t file too early! You may be eager to file your taxes to get your…

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4 Tips for Proper Tax Filing

4 Tips for Proper Tax Filing Barnett Financial & Tax

With the new year in full swing, tax season is just around the corner. Filing federal income taxes can be a long and complicated process, and mistakes are bound to happen here and there. As many of us know, these small mistakes can cost you big in tax returns and penalties. That’s why it never…

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3 Strikes to Avoid When Tax Planning

3 Strikes to Avoid When Tax Planning Barnett Financial & Tax

Taxes are among the most common concern for people in retirement. You might be wondering how to start thinking about your tax strategy so you aren’t taxed more than you need to be. These three mistakes can help start the conversation about what a comprehensive tax strategy might look like for you. Taking Too Much…

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Will You Have Tax-Advantaged Buckets in Retirement?

Will You Have Tax-Advantaged Buckets in Retirement? Barnett Financial & Tax

You’ll likely have several sources of income in retirement that can be taxed, such as IRA distributions and Social Security benefits. But, do you have any after-tax “buckets” that you can use strategically in retirement to help reduce your tax bill? There may be a few options available to you, so know how they work.…

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Three Unexpected Taxes in Retirement

Three Unexpected Taxes in Retirement Barnett Financial & Tax

When we think of major retirement expenses, we often consider housing, healthcare, and that trip of a lifetime we’ve been dreaming about for years. But, we often fail to consider what could potentially be our biggest expense – taxes. Many of your sources of income in retirement are taxable, so don’t overlook these three unexpected…

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3 Important Tax Questions to Answer This Year

3 Important Tax Questions to Answer This Year Barnett Financial and Tax

As we approach Tax Day, you may be gathering your important documents and preparing to file or file for an extension. Once you have everything sorted out, it’s important to consider how your tax situation could change as you near and enter retirement. Here are three important tax questions to answer this year. Why May…

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