J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2009: For Preparing Your 2008 Tax Return

J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2009: For Preparing Your 2008 Tax Return

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Basics of Filing (Chap. 1)

including:

  • Which form to file – Chap. 1

  • Filing as Head of Household – Chap. 1

  • Filing for your children – Chap. 1

  • Filing for married couples – Chap. 1

What Must You Report as Income? (Chaps. 2–11)

including:

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Overview

Basics of Filing (Chap. 1)

including:

  • Which form to file – Chap. 1

  • Filing as Head of Household – Chap. 1

  • Filing for your children – Chap. 1

  • Filing for married couples – Chap. 1

What Must You Report as Income? (Chaps. 2–11)

including:

  • Fringe Benefits – Chap. 3

  • Capital gains & losses – Chap. 5

  • Traditional & Roth IRAs – Chap. 8

  • Rental Income – Chap. 9

What Deductions Can You Claim? (Chaps. 12–21)

including:

  • Moving expenses – Chap. 12

  • Casualty Loss – Chap. 18

  • Charitable deductions – Chap. 14

  • Who is a dependent? – Chap. 21

How Much Tax Do You Owe? (Chaps. 22–27)

including:

  • The AMT – Chap. 23

  • Your child's tax – Chap. 24

  • Personal tax credits – Chap. 25

  • Estimated taxes – Chap. 27

Strategies to Save You Taxes (Chaps. 28–39)

including:

  • Tax-free residence sales – Chap. 29

  • Investing in securities – Chap. 30

  • Armed forces rules – Chap. 35

  • Tax credits for education – Chap. 33

Planning Ideas for Your Business (Chaps. 40–45)

including:

  • Home office deduction – Chap. 40

  • Keogh, Simple, or SEP – Chap. 41

  • Auto expenses – Chap. 43

  • Self-employment tax – Chap. 45

Now That You're Done (Chaps. 46–49)

including:

  • Electronic filing – Chap. 46

  • Filing extensions – Chap. 46

  • IRS Audits – Chap. 48

  • Amended returns – Chap. 47

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Easy-to-Use Format Explains Complex Tax Laws

FILING TIPS and FILING INSTRUCTIONS help you prepare your 2008 return

PLANNING REMINDERS highlight year-end tax strategies for 2008 and planning opportunities for 2009 and later years

CAUTIONS point out potential pitfalls to avoid and areas where you might expect IRS opposition

LAW ALERTS indicate recent changes in the tax law and pending legislation before Congress

COURT DECISIONS highlight key rulings from the Tax Court and other federal courts

IRS ALERTS highlight key rulings andannouncements from the IRS

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470280027
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/03/2008
Series:
J.K. Lasser Series, #88
Edition description:
New
Pages:
852
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 2.00(d)

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