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Donor-Advised Funds: Tax Break Now, Charity Later

I understand that a donor advised fund will give me more control over my charitable giving. How much money do I need to open one? Can I contribute stock to it, or do I have to write a check? Source
Posted On 01 Oct 2015

Your Estate Plan: New Laws

Figuring out how to pass assets on to heirs is an integral part of the estate planning process. But it’s not always easy to determine the wisest path, given the many options available as well as changing tax laws. Source
Posted On 11 Sep 2015

How Same-Sex Marriage Affects Taxes, Social Security Benefits

Kathryn Hamm and Amy Walter of Arlington, Va., have been married twice both times to each other. In 1999, they exchanged vows at a ceremony on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, even though same sex marriage was not yet legally recognized Source
Posted On 10 Sep 2015

5 States With the Lowest Gas Taxes

Fortunately for drivers, the federal government’s gas tax hasn’t budged from 18.4 cents per gallon since 1993. However, every state and the District of Columbia add their own taxes, too, ranging from 12 cents a gallon in Alaska to Source
Posted On 05 Sep 2015

5 States With the Highest Gas Taxes

Fortunately for drivers, the federal government’s gas tax hasn’t budged from 18.4 cents per gallon since 1993. However, every state and the District of Columbia add their own taxes, too, ranging from 12 cents a gallon in Alaska to Source
Posted On 05 Sep 2015

10 States With the Lowest Beer Taxes

State taxes on beer vary significantly in the U.S. Tennessee’s top rate of $1.29 per gallon is more than 64 times higher than in Wyoming, where the levy is only $0.02 (and dates back to the end of prohibition). Source
Posted On 05 Sep 2015

Most Tax-Friendly States in the U.S.

The Internet has given rise to a mobile workforce of telecommuters, independent contractors and entrepreneurs who can work where they want to live, instead of living where they have to work. But if you enjoy this kind Source
Posted On 05 Sep 2015

Least Tax-Friendly States in the U.S.

Considering a move to another state? Not so fast. Be sure to weigh state taxes when calculating the difference in the cost of living. States with high income taxes or property taxes could cost you thousands Source
Posted On 05 Sep 2015

10 States With the Highest Beer Taxes

State taxes on beer vary significantly in the U.S. Tennessee’s top rate of $1.29 per gallon is more than 64 times higher than in Wyoming, where the levy is only $0.02 (and dates back to the end of prohibition). Source
Posted On 05 Sep 2015

Thinking Through a Legacy

When you say, “I want to leave a legacy,” what do you mean? Is legacy about money, possessions, memories, spirituality, meaning, love, circles unbroken, the lives of loved ones and fellow humans who are better off because you were Source
Posted On 30 Aug 2015