Taxes for Dummies 2003

Taxes for Dummies 2003

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"Far and away the best ...among tax advice books. " Los Angeles Times Packed with tips for how to benefit from new tax law changes The user-friendly guide that saves you money and makes filing a breeze Avoid the headaches that come with filing your taxes with this easy-to-understand book that demystifies tax forms, minimizes errors, and answers your most important questions. With line-by-line instructions and unbeatable year-round tax-saving tips, this handy guide lets you maximize your tax deductions this year and in the years ahead. Praise for Taxes For Dummies "The best of these books for tax novices. " Worth magazine "The most accessible and creative. Its also the best organized. " USA Today "Will make tax preparation less traumatic. " The Wall Street Journal "Sound financial advice you can use throughout the year. " The Seattle Timesshow more

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  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 208.28 x 279.4 x 45.72mm | 1,088.62g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 0764554751
  • 9780764554759

About Eric Tyson

Eric Tyson, MBA, is the author of For Dummies guides to personal finance and investing, including the million-copy bestseller Personal Finance For Dummies. David J. Silverman, EA, is a tax advisor and author of Battling the IRS.show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting Ready to File. Chapter 1: The U.S. Tax System and Rates. Chapter 2: Tax Return Preparation Options and Tools. Chapter 3: Getting and Staying Organized. Chapter 4: No Form Fits All (Or, What Kind of Taxpayer Are You?) Part II: Tackling the Various Forms 1040. Chapter 5: Easy Filing: 1040EZ and 1040A. Chapter 6: Form 1040: Income Stuff. Chapter 7: Form 1040, Lite: Adjustments to Income Stuff. Chapter 8: The Rest of the 1040 and Other Yucky Forms. Part III: Filling Out Schedules and Other Forms. Chapter 9: Itemized Deductions: Schedule A. Chapter 10: Interest and Dividend Income: Schedule B. Chapter 11: Profit or Loss from Business: Schedule C. Chapter 12: Capital Gains and Losses: Schedule D. Chapter 13: Supplemental Income and Loss: Schedule E. Chapter 14: Profit or Loss from Farming: Schedule F. Chapter 15: Other Schedules and Forms to File. Part IV: Audits and Errors: Dealing with the IRS. Chapter 16: The Dreaded Envelope I: IRS Notices. Chapter 17: The Dreaded Envelope II: Audits. Chapter 18: Fixing Mistakes the IRS Makes. Chapter 19: Fixing Your Own Mistakes. Part V: Year-Round Tax Planning. Chapter 20: Tax-Wise Personal Finance Decisions. Chapter 21: Retirement (Tax-Reduction) Accounts. Chapter 22: Small Businesses and Tax Planning. Chapter 23: Your Investments and Taxes. Chapter 24: Real Estate and Taxes. Chapter 25: Kids and Taxes. Chapter 26: Estate Planning. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 27: Ten Major Tax Law Changes. Chapter 28: Ten Important Tax Questions. Chapter 29: Ten Tips for Reducing Your Chances of Being Audited. Chapter 30: Ten Often-Overlooked Tax-Reduction Opportunities. Chapter 31: Ten Interview Questions for Tax Advisors. Appendix A: Reaching Out to the IRS. Appendix B: Glossary. Appendix C: Tax Forms. Index.show more

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