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America’s Number One Tax Guide for Over 75 Years

For over seventy-five years, American taxpayers have made the J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2016 (WILEY; October 2015; $24.95; Paperback and e-book; ISBN: 978-1-119-13392-6) guide the bestselling tax resource on the market. With the perfect blend of expert advice, up to date information, and clear, jargon-free explanations, this book helps the average taxpayer successfully navigate the filing process. With full coverage of all changes and adjustments to the tax laws—including new deductions and credits—this book provides clear, plain-English explanations that help readers decipher the tax code and reduce what taxpayers owe.

A comprehensive topic index and quick reference section help readers quickly find the answers they need with in-depth insight and timely advice. The updated guide includes over 2,500 easy-to-use tax planning tips and coverage of the year's tax law changes including:

  • ABLE accounts for disabled individuals
  • Increased penalty for failing to have health coverage
  • Higher AMT exemption amounts
  • Higher income limits for making Roth IRA contributions
  • New rules for the premium tax credit and the reinstated health coverage tax credit
  • New mileage rates for driving for business, medical, and moving purposes
  • Higher limits for long-term care premiums
  • Greater contributions for Health Savings Accounts
  • New savings plan for disabled persons called ABLE accounts

Every year, millions of Americans over pay their taxes simply because the laws are confusing, complex, and constantly changing. The average American has neither the time nor the inclination to wade through volumes of tax code. J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2016 provides the latest information, instructions, and strategies that save time, money, and headaches when tax season comes around.

Filled with practical tax guidance, J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2016  will help readers plan and file their 2015 tax return in the most efficient way possible. Special features throughout the guide include icons to highlight new tax laws, IRS rulings, court decisions, filing pointers, and planning strategies. It also includes a free online supplement with tax forms for filing.

Readers can view a free supplement that updates the book for last-minute tax law changes, forms, new cases and rulings at www.jklasser.com .

Barbara Weltman, J.K. Lasser’s spokesperson, is an experienced media professional, ready to lend her expertise to print, online, and broadcast segments and is available for interviews and year-end tax questions. Barbara has been named among the List of 100 Small Business Influencers for the fourth year in a row, among many other major honors. She also hosts the radio show “Business Leader Radio” on www.wsradio.com. Barbara can be reached at: barbara@barbaraweltman.com.


 

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For over 20 years, J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxes 2016, has beena reliable resource that offers a complete overview of small business tax planning and provides readers with the information needed to make tax-smart decisions throughout the year. Focusing on strategies that help readers use deductions and tax credits effectively, shield business income, and maximize other aspects of small business taxes, this practical guide will show readers how one’s actions in business today can affect tomorrow’s bottom line from a tax perspective. The 2016 edition features guidance on new tax updates relevant to small business owners including: increased standard mileage rate for business driving, higher limits for qualified retirement plans, small business safe harbors under the “repair regulations,” information reporting rules for health coverage, expanded coverage on employment tax filings, new penalty amounts for late filing, and penalty relief. J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxes 2016, ISBN: 978-1-119-14387-1, Publication Date: October 2015, Paperback, Price: $22.95.

J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions & Tax Breaks 2016 will help readers take advantage of every deduction, tax credit, or other tax break that they may be entitled to. This comprehensive guide is clearly organized by subject matter so readers can easily find situations that may apply to them. The updated 2016 edition features guidance on new tax updates with insight on the new rules for the premium tax credit and the reinstated health coverage tax credit, new mileage rates for driving for business, medical, and moving purposes, higher limits for long-term care premiums, greater contributions for Health Savings Accounts, and new savings plan for disabled persons called ABLE accounts. J.K. Lasser’s 1001 Deductions & Tax Breaks 2016, ISBN: 978-1-119-14381-9, Publication Date: October 2015, Paperback, Price: $22.95

Informative and accessible, J.K. Lasser's Guide to Self-Employment is designed for the self-employed person working alone as a service provider, to help pin down all of the tax breaks to which you may be entitled. Divided into three comprehensive parts, this reliable resource will help readers learn the basics of tax reporting: from what it means to be self-employed and an overview of what they have to report—as well as where and when—to becoming familiar with Schedule C and discovering the various types of deductions and credits you can claim to reduce taxes on business earnings. J.K. Lasser’s Guide to Self-Employment, ISBN: 978-1-118-92204-0, Publication Date: November 11, 2013, Paperback, Price: $17.95