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Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Widowed

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Because federal tax law reaches deep into all aspects of our lives, it’s no surprise that the rules that affect us change as our lives change. This can present opportunities to save or create costly pitfalls to avoid. Being alert to the rolling changes that come at various life stages is the key to holding down your tax bill to the legal minimum. If you've experienced the loss of your spouse recently, know that the tax code has ways to help you at this difficult time.

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