Estimated Taxes

The IRS wants you to pay your share of taxes as you earn your money. For individuals whose total tax obligation is more than $1,000, they must pay at least 90% of their taxes to avoid possible penalties and interest. To learn how to pay this obligation through withholding or estimated payments, read this C.P.A. Insight.

Basics of Gifting

Gifting is a way to reduce your estate by passing on property to others while you are still alive. Individuals are allowed to gift up to $13,000 in property to an individual per year. You may make as many $13,000 annual gifts as you wish to any number of individuals, without being required to file a gift tax return. For more information on the basics of gifting, read this Financial Strategy.