Tax-efficient investing has always been important. It will become even more so as the Bush tax cuts come to an end on Dec. 31. The top 2% of income earners with total family income above $250,000 will especially be hit hard. Some call it the largest tax increase in history. Here’s want you need to do to help your clients to prepare for 2011.

1) Tell clients to stop making 401(k) contributions once they have put in the maximum that their employer will match. Wait until 2011 to start maximizing 401(k) contributions again.

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