Tax time can provide an excellent opportunity to give your budget a checkup. Here are six steps to gain control over your money.
What can I do to reduce my taxes?
This is a very common question we get as financial advisors and tax preparers in my firm.
Simply put, get organized! I know you probably hate to hear such a finger-wagging statement, but really, what if the mere fact of organizing meant an extra $1,000 in your pocket? You may be asking, “How’s that?” or thinking, “I’m not an organized person.” Fortunately, you don’t need to be on par with Martha Stewart’s level of organization to seize your opportunity!