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Use the 1040 form to uncover opportunities for clients
Bill Cass, CFP®, CPWA®, February 20, 2014
During tax season, it’s common for both advisors and clients to be focused on tax filing forms. But tax forms may be used for more than just filing taxes. Consider using IRS tax form 1040 to launch a variety of planning discussions. Use the table below to see how the line items reveal information that can lead to specific planning opportunities.