Chapter 14

Planning for Tax Time

In This Chapter:

   Including tax information in accounts

   Connecting tax information with categories

   Using TurboTax

   Working with the Tax Planner

   Creating scenarios

   Minimizing taxes by maximizing deductions

   Utilizing the Itemized Deduction Estimator

   Exploring the Tax Withholding Estimator

   Understanding the Tax Center

Tax time is no fun. You may have to spend hours sifting through financial records and filling out complex forms. When you’re done with the hard part, you may be rewarded with the knowledge that you can expect a refund. However, it is more likely that your reward will be the privilege of writing a check to the federal, state, or local government—or worse yet, all three. ...

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