When it comes to taxes, it often pays to think ahead. There are, after all, actions you can take throughout the year that can shrink your tax bill come April -- such as selling losing stocks to offset taxable capital gains. It can help to cast an eye on upcoming income tax brackets, too, so that you have an idea of what to expect.
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Here, then, are the income tax bracketsfor 2017. Note that they apply to income earned in the 2017 tax year for the return you'll prepare in 2018. They're not the 2016 brackets that apply to the tax return you'll be preparing in a few months. (Find those here