Four Year-End Tax Tips To Get On Track For 2024

It's a great time to start thinking about your taxes. There are four tips that can help you get on track for 2024.

How You Can Avoid A Tax Refund Shock Next Year

One way Americans can avoid being caught off guard next tax season is by conducting a thorough review of their tax return alongside a mid-year review of their income so far in 2023. Undergoing a mid-year assessment can help taxpayers estimate how much they will receive in tax refunds or what sort of balance they will owe next tax season.

44% Of Savers In Their 20s And 30s Want To Retire By 60, But Few Are On Track—See How You Stack Up

Many younger Americans currently aren’t on track to retire at the current full retirement age of 67, let alone at 60. Wondering how you stack up? Here’s how financial pros say you can calculate whether or not you’ll be able to retire when — and how — you want.

What Are The Tax Rates For Different Types Of Retirement Income?

Your IRAs, pensions, taxable accounts and Social Security distributions create various tax implications. So, it’s vital to understand them and implement strategies to reduce your tax liability and maximize your retirement funds.
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IRS Says Average Tax Refund Is 11% Smaller Than Last Year – Here’s Why

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to brace for a smaller refund this year. The average refund check so far this year is worth $2,933 – about 11% lower compared to the $3,305 average recorded last year.

Tax Credits vs. Tax Deductions

The IRS calculates tax deductions and credits differently, and the impact on your return can vary. A tax credit reduces your tax liability dollar for dollar. A tax deduction reduces your taxable income.