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Individuals are sometimes hesitant to invest their money for what it may lead them to pay on their income tax. The key thing while investing is accumulating profits with the minimum amount of taxes incurred.
Every investment has costs, and taxes can take the most out of your returns. However, you can select an efficient investment which helps you minimize your tax burden and maximize your bottom line such as in retirement saving.
How investments help you to avoid taxes?
Strategic investments in funds can help you avoid paying unnecessary taxes on investment income.
When a stock or bond within the fund's portfolio pays dividends or interest (or makes a profit from the sale of an asset), the money is then distributed to your fund without being included as income.
Index funds also buy lots of securities in the index whenever investors put money into the fund. Later they may have hundreds or thousands of lots to select when selling a particular security.
Therefore lots will be sold at the lowest capital gains and the lowest tax rate.