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J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2019, Professional Edition



J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2019, Professional Edition

J.K. Lasser Institute

ISBN: 978-1-119-53269-9 February 2019 1056 Pages


America's most trusted tax advice, backed by detailed citations of authoritative tax references

J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax Professional Edition 2019 is the tax preparer's guide to smart tax filing and planning. The Professional Edition not only includes the trusted guidance, clear advice, and money-saving tips featured in Your Income Tax, but also provides citations of tax authorities to help tax professionals easily locate the law, IRS rulings and court decisions that support the text. Fully up to date with the newest changes for 2018 tax returns, expert guidance from J.K. Lasser helps you maximize deductions and shelter income while providing hundreds of examples of how tax laws apply to individual situations. While evolving tax law can get very complex very quickly, this invaluable guide is designed to help you find the answers you need without wading through volumes of the Internal Revenue Code or IRS materials. Special icons call out new laws, IRS rulings, court decisions, filing pointers and planning strategies, allowing you to locate important information without breaking your workflow.

Keeping up with changes to tax law is itself a full-time job—if it's not your full-time job, let the experts at J.K. Lasser do the legwork for you! Read from beginning to end or dip in and out as needed—this exceptional resource will help you:

  • Get expert answers to tough tax situations quickly
  • Navigate new laws, court decisions, IRS rulings, and more
  • Locate authoritative sources easily with citations of references from the Code, the courts and the IRS.
  • Avoid common pitfalls and adopt smart planning strategies for next year

Accessible, down-to-earth tax advice is always appreciated, but professional tax preparers need more—such as authoritative sources to back their advice and clarify tricky situations that their clients may encounter. J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax Professional Edition 2019 provides a quick one-stop resource for every tax pro, merging detailed citations with America's most trusted tax advice for over 65 years.

Part 1 Filing Basics 1

Part 2 Reporting Your Income 35

Part 3 Claiming Deductions 333

Part 4 Personal Tax Computations 463

Part 5 Tax Planning 541

Part 6 Business Tax Planning 675

Part 7 Filing Your Return and What Happens After You File 765

Part 8 2018 Tax Forms 793

Part 9 Tax Law Authorities 825

Part 10 Citations of Authority 831

Part 11 Practice before the IRS 947

Glossary 985

Index 991