J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2006: For Preparing Your 2005 Tax Return

  • Publish Date: 2005-11-29
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: J.K. Lasser Institute
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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. 211) 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. 1221) 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. 2227) including:
Withholding Allowance Chap. 26
Your child's tax Chap. 24
Personal tax credits Chap. 25
Estimated taxes Chap. 27

Strategies to Save You Taxes (Chaps. 2839) 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. 4045) 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. 4648) 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 2005 return

PLANNING REMINDERS highlight year-end tax strategies for 2005 and planning opportunities for 2006 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 and announcements from the IRS



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