Taxes are one of life's two certainties. But unlike the other certainty, there are lots of investing strategies that can help you avoid, defer or minimize the inevitable end result.

Taxes, the portion of your income that the government collects, intersect with just about everything you do with investing your money. Any sound investment strategy takes into account the tax implications of buying stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options, cash vehicles such as certificates of deposit, mortgages and so on.

The tax section of TheStreet.com's Getting Started index covers a wide range of taxing matters, and serves up essential tax news and analysis. Want to know more about Investing-Related Taxes? Check out that section for a host of columns. How about tax concerns with IRAs and Roth IRAs ? You know the drill.

Tax Basics

TheStreet.com provides some of the best coverage on taxes you'll find anywhere, and it's free. Before you search the Getting Started index for other tax issues, here are a few primers. Deductions You Shouldn't Skip How to Play the IRS Audit Hard to Pick Tax Software Winner Cash In on Kids at Tax Time Taking It With You ETFs Can Be a Part of Your Tax Strategy Catch-22 for 529 College Plans How to Manage Your Fund Investments Tax-Efficiently

Taxes Have a Role in Asset Allocation

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