Tax Planning

We will work with your tax specialist to maximize your tax efficiency.

Tax-Liability Reduction Strategies

Cost Basis and Capital Gains Evaluation

Tax-Loss Harvesting Implementation

Roth Conversion Analysis

Coordination with Qualified Tax Specialists

Health Savings Account (HSA) Evaluation

Tax-Efficient Wealth Transfer Planning

Minimizing Taxes Now & in the Future

Effectively managing wealth requires a thorough understanding of how taxes can impact a portfolio. Tax efficiency requires a detailed and focused plan. Together, in coordination with your tax professional and our external network of CPAs, we aim to provide strategies to lower your tax liability and increase the tax efficiency of your overall financial plan.

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Additional Tax Planning Resources

What is Tax-Loss Harvesting?

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Can I Lower My Taxes with a Donor-Advised Fund?

Due to the passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the Tax Policy center estimates that the number of households claiming an itemized deduction for their gifts to non-profits will be reduced from 37 million to about 16 million in 2018. The result…

Lowering Taxes with QCDs

You may have heard that that IRS requires individuals over the age of 70 ½ to begin taking distributions on their tax-deferred retirement accounts, forcing them to pay taxes on a portion of their IRAs, 401(k)s, etc. during their lifetime. These distributions are referred to as…

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