Clients need help with complex financial planning matters such as efficient wealth transfer, tax and inflation risk, and sustainable income in retirement. Financial-planning experts Bill Cass and Chris Hennessey weigh in each week with a range of insights, tips, and legislative updates.
Ten tax-smart strategies to help clients prepare for higher taxes
Bill Cass, CFP®, CPWA®, February 27, 2012
With the Bush-era tax rates set to expire this year, and new taxes being levied in 2013 as a result of health-care reform, many clients may face higher taxes next year. There is a small window of opportunity for clients to incorporate a variety of tax-smart strategies into their plan now to take advantage of the current tax environment.