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Title:
J.K. Lasser's your income tax, 2000
Author:
J.K. Lasser Tax Institute.
Publication Information:
New York : IDG Book Worldwide, Inc., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xxxi, 766 pages : illustrations 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

"Includes the latest tax law changes"--cover.
Language:
English
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780028635538
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This special professional edition of Your Income Tax is specially designed for tax professionals, tax attorneys, and CPAs, and includes: -- Specific citations of tax-law authority for Your Income Tax -- Details on how to deal with the IRS, handle audits, and prepare a federal estate tax return -- Up-to-the-minute examinations of tax legislation, IRS rulings and releases, and court decisions


Table of Contents

Part 1 Filing Basicsp. 1
1 Filing Statusp. 7
Part 2 Reporting Your Incomep. 29
2 Taxable Wages, Salary, and Other Compensationp. 31
3 Fringe Benefitsp. 46
4 Dividend and Interest Incomep. 64
5 Reporting Property Salesp. 91
6 Tax-Free Exchanges of Propertyp. 124
7 Retirement and Annuity Incomep. 134
8 IRAsp. 169
9 Income from Rents and Royaltiesp. 202
10 Loss Restrictions: passive Activities and At-Risk Limitsp. 218
11 Other Incomep. 241
Part 3 Claiming Deductionsp. 257
12 Deductions Allowed in Figuring Adjusted Gross Incomep. 259
13 Claiming the Standard Deduction or Itemized Deductionsp. 266
14 Charitable Contribution Deductionsp. 275
15 Itemized Deduction for Interest Expensesp. 294
16 Deductions for Taxesp. 308
17 Medical and Dental Expense Deductionsp. 315
18 Casualty and Theft Losses and Involuntary Conversionsp. 333
19 Deducting Job Costs and Other Miscellaneous Expensesp. 355
20 Travel and Entertainment Expense Deductionsp. 373
21 Personal Exemptionsp. 400
Part 4 Personal Tax Computationsp. 415
22 Figuring Your Regular Income Tax Liabilityp. 417
23 Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)p. 420
24 Computing the "Kiddie Tax" for Children Under Age 14p. 429
25 Child Tax Credit, Dependent Care, Earned Income (EIC) and Adoption Creditsp. 436
26 Tax Withholdingsp. 449
27 Estimated Tax Paymentsp. 456
Part 5 Personal Tax Savings Plansp. 461
28 Tax Planningp. 463
29 Tax Savings for Residence Salesp. 466
30 Tax Savings for Investors in Securitiesp. 476
31 Tax Savings for Investors in Real Estatep. 500
32 Tax Pointers for Investors in Mutual Fundsp. 513
33 Family Income Planningp. 521
34 Tax Pointers for Senior Citizensp. 531
35 Tax Savings for Members of the Armed Forcesp. 540
36 How to Treat Foreign Earned Incomep. 546
37 Planning Alimony and Marital Settlementsp. 558
38 Educational Tax Benefitsp. 565
39 A Guide to Estate Taxes and Planningp. 573
Part 6 Business Tax Planningp. 579
40 Income or Loss From Your Business or Professionp. 581
41 Retirement Plans for Self-Employedp. 605
42 Claiming Depreciation Deductionsp. 612
43 Deducting Automobile Expensesp. 628
44 Sales of Business Propertyp. 640
45 Figuring Self-Employment Taxp. 647
Part 7 Filing Your Return and What Happens After You Filep. 655
46 Filing Your Returnp. 657
47 How Tax Data Is Processed by the IRSp. 668
48 IRS Tax Auditsp. 674
49 Filing Refund Claims, and Amended Returnsp. 680
Part 8 1999 Tax Forms, Tax Tables and Tax Rate Schedulesp. 685
Part 9 Glossary and Indexp. 735

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