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Featured articles for 2011 tax season

  • Filing Recommendations for 2011
    Here's our take on where to get the best deals for online return preparation, specialized software for active traders, and tax software to install on your computer. We also offer recommendations on how to select, and how to interact with, a tax professional.
  • Managing Income from a Roth Conversion
    The surge in 2010 Roth conversions, and special rules that apply to that year only, mean we need to be alert to a variety of strategies that can be used to manage the resulting taxable income.
  • Don't Overlook Savings Credit
    This is a nice tax benefit if you contribute to an IRA, 401k or other retirement plan and your income isn't too high — but it's easy to overlook.

Tax help resources

  • Our Books
    Shop for our bestsellers on Roth accounts, capital gains and stock options.
  • Fairmark Forum
    The best place on the Internet to post questions about taxes.
  • Reference Room
    Find current tax rates, exemption amounts and many other numbers that change from one year to the next.
  • Fairmark Fast Form Finder
    Makes it easy to find and download IRS forms and publications.

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