The following text is taken directly from an email sent out by the NFLPA. While it does not provide comprehensive guidance for maximizing your tax savings for 2013, it encourages players to start making early preparations. This information is useful for all tax paying citizens as new tax rates will be implemented soon.
Life is uncertain. Roster spots are not guaranteed. Playing time is not guaranteed. There's one thing, though, that IS guaranteed. Your tax rate will be going up in 2013. What can you do now to help with that?