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J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2018: For Preparing Your 2017 Tax R...
by J.K. Lasser Institute

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English

Pages

848

Publication Date

October 25, 2017

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<b>The nation's most trusted tax guide, updated for your 2017 returns</b> <p><i>J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2018 </i> is the nation's most trusted tax guide, updated to help you prepare your 2017 return. Step-by-step expert guidance walks you through the forms, calculations, and deadlines to help you file your taxes without the headaches. New changes including tax laws, IRS rulings, court decisions, and more are explained in plain English, backed by examples of how they apply to individual taxpayers like yourself. Explore your options in terms of deductions, income shelters, and planning strategies to maximize your savings and keep more of your money—without wading through volumes of dense tax code. This comprehensive yet accessible guide is your handbook for making your tax filing for 2017 easier than you thought possible. <p>Tax time does not have to be a source of stress and anxiety. With the experts at J.K. Lasser by your side, you can file correctly and on time while paying less than you thought; this book shows you everything you need to know, and gives you the answers you need right at your fingertips. <ul> <li>Learn how the latest changes from the IRS affect <i>your</i> return</li> <li>Get trusted advice for maximizing deductions and sheltering income</li> <li>Navigate the many IRS forms with step-by-step guidance</li> <li>Start planning now to streamline next year's filing</li> </ul> <p>Keeping up with ever-changing tax laws is a full-time job, decoding incomprehensible IRS forms can be an exercise in frustration, and searching for the answers you need can often leave you with more questions. Americans have been turning to J.K. Lasser for over 75 years to find trusted guidance on critical tax issues. <i>J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2018</i> is this year's essential guide to taking the stress out of tax time.
The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Four...
by , Warren E. Buffett

Language

English

Pages

318

Publication Date

November 01, 2015

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<p>The year 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Berkshire Hathaway under Warren Buffett’s leadership, a milestone worth commemorating. The tenure sets a record for chief executive not only in duration but in value creation and philosophizing. The fourth edition of <em>The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America</em> celebrates its twentieth anniversary. As the book Buffett autographs most, its popularity and longevity attest to the widespread appetite for this unique compilation of Buffett’s thoughts that is at once comprehensive, non-repetitive, and digestible. New and experienced readers alike will gain an invaluable informal education by perusing this classic arrangement of Warren’s best writings. </p><br /><p>The fourth edition’s new material includes: </p><br /><ul><br /> <li>Warren’s 50th anniversary retrospective, in what Bill Gates called Warren’s best letter ever, on conglomerates and Berkshire’s future without Buffett;</li><br /> <li>Charlie Munger’s 50th anniversary essay on “The Berkshire System”;</li><br /> <li>Warren’s definitive defense of Berkshire’s no-dividend practice; and</li><br /> <li>Warren’s best advice on investing, whether in apartments, farms, or businesses.</li><br /></ul><br /><br /><p>“Larry Cunningham has done a great job at collating our philosophy.” — Warren Buffett</p><br /><p>"Larry Cunningham takes Buffett's brilliant letters to a still-higher level by organizing them into single-subject chapters. The book begins, moreover, with an excellent introduction by Larry.” — Carol Loomis</p><br /><p>“This is a very important book. I recommend it to everyone who is interested in learning about investing, corporate governance, and business judgement.” — <em>Bill Ackman</em></p><br /><p>“The book on Buffett—a superb job.” — <em>Forbes</em></p><br /><p>“Extraordinary—full of wisdom, humor, and common sense.” — <em>Money</em></p><br /><p>“A classic on value investing and the definitive source on Buffett.” — <em>Financial Times</em></p><br /><p>“Cunningham has done a truly commendable job distilling and organizing the essence of Buffett's letter to Berkshire shareholders...While the essays reviewed in the latest edition of this volume range across a broad assortment of topics, for most readers the most valuable part of this book will be Buffett's lessons and insights on investing. It is extraordinarily rewarding to be able to survey the accumulated wisdom of one of the world's most successful investors.” — <em>Kevin M. LaCroix, The D&O Diary</em></p>
Savvy Estate Planning: What You Need to Know Before You Talk to t...
by James L. Cunningham Jr.

Language

English

Pages

316

Publication Date

October 31, 2017

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Too many people make the wrong choices when it comes to estate planning. If it’s not done properly, you could leave your loved ones facing trouble when you pass away or become incapacitated.<br />Fortunately, you can learn from others’ mistakes and be prepared before speaking to a lawyer about your future.<br /><br />In this no-nonsense guide, attorney James L. Cunningham, Jr. shows how to avoid the top-ten mistakes that could damage your financial succession, family, heirs, and legacy. You’ll get the unvarnished picture on probate, living trusts, living wills, powers of attorney, conservators, and guardians, as well as disability and incapacity planning and how to find the right attorney for you. There’s even a checklist to guide you on what issues to discuss with them. <br /><br />Savvy Estate Planning provides the essentials you need to know about estate planning. The only mistake you could make now would be to ignore it.<br />
Ernst & Young Tax Guide 2018
by Ernst & Young LLP

Language

English

Pages

1080

Publication Date

November 13, 2017

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<b>Minimize your tax and maximize your 2017 return</b> <p><i>The EY Tax Guide 2018</i> offers professional guidance for DIY tax prep. As one of the nation's most trusted resources for tax advice, this book can help you keep more of your money while filing completely, correctly, and on time. Fully updated to reflect the latest changes to the law, this new 2018 edition cuts through impenetrable tax codes and IRS rulings to give you the answers you need quickly and easily. Whether you're a homeowner, self-employed entrepreneur, business executive, or senior citizen, you'll discover the best tax strategy for your particular situation. At-a-Glance reference sheets give you quick answers to common questions regarding new laws, breaks and deductions, and how to avoid common errors. <p>No two tax years are alike. The laws change constantly, and even small changes can affect your return. This book cuts to the chase and tells you what's new, what it means for you, and what you can do to keep more of your money. <ul> <li>Get up to date on changes to tax law, and how they affect you</li> <li>Identify breaks and deductions that can reduce your tax burden</li> <li>Zero in on the best tax strategy for your particular situation</li> <li>Find answers at a glance from globally-respected tax advisors</li> </ul> <p>Avoid the headaches that come with parsing IRS worksheets and documentation—EY has already done it for you! <i>The EY Tax Guide 2018</i> gives you the answers you need and clarity you crave, backed by globally-trusted expertise.
Estate Planning is Dead!: Asset Protection Planning is Alive and ...
by Reed K. Scott

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English

Pages

97

Publication Date

October 24, 2017

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Death and taxes are what most attorneys are planning for in a traditional estate, but they often do nothing to protect your family from the things that are actually destroying wealth and health. Learn why modern estate planning is more about asset protection than ever before.<br /><br />Inside you’ll discover how to protect:<br /><br />* Your assets from devastating healthcare costs!<br />* Your estate from changes in the tax law!<br />* Yourself and your spouse from predators!<br />* Your family from remarriages and divorces!<br />* Your grandchildren from losing their inheritance!
Estate Planning for the Savvy Client: What You Need to Know Befor...
by Mary L Barrow

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English

Pages

108

Publication Date

March 25, 2017

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Do you want to make sure that the money you spend on estate planning is money well spent?<br /><br />Do you have questions about estate planning, probate, wills and trusts but don’t know where to start?<br /><br />Or do you have an estate plan but still have unanswered questions?<br /><br />Would you like to be well-informed and confident before you consult a prospective attorney, or before you meet with your current attorney?<br /><br />With this book you’ll discover:<br />•what you need to know to eliminate confusion about estate planning and give you a clear path to achieving your goals<br />•how to decide if you really need a will, revocable living trust, power of attorney, or any of the other options available<br />•how to choose the right attorney to help you plan your estate<br />•how to make the most of the time spent with your attorney by having the knowledge and confidence to ask the right questions<br /><br />Sit down with this guide from an experienced, ivy-league-educated estate planning attorney as she answers these and other questions for you in a practical, easy-to-understand way, just as she has done for her clients and students. This book will tell you what you need to know before you meet with your attorney or prospective attorney.<br /><br />The Savvy Client is you!<br />
How To Do A Section 1031 Like Kind Exchange: Simultaneous, Delaye...
by Michael Lantrip

Language

English

Pages

156

Publication Date

January 01, 2017

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<h2>Don't send 25% of your Profits to the IRS!</h2><h3><i></i>Top Real Estate Investors use Section 1031 instead of paying taxes on Capital Gains and Depreciation Recapture.</h3><p><u><b>Then they use IRS money to buy more property.</b></u></p><h3>With this book, you will learn how to:</h3><ul><li>Keep all of your profits, tax-deferred.</li><li>Use IRS money to buy more property.</li><li>Access your equity, tax-free.</li><li>Use Section 121 and Section 1031 together.</li><li>Do owner-financing inside a Section 1031.</li></ul><h3>˃˃˃ You will also learn how to:</h3><p>* Buy and rehab without selling first,</p><p>* Buy multiple Replacement Properties,</p><p>* 6x your personal property depreciation,</p><p>* Close on an incomplete construction,</p><p>* Do a partially-tax-deferred Exchange,</p><p>* "Net" boot, debt, assumptions, and notes, and</p><p>* Make a vacation home an investment.</p><h3>˃˃˃ And finally, you'll learn how to:</h3><p>* Report the Exchange on Form 8824, and</p><p>* Refinance, die, and eliminate the deferred taxes.</p><p><b>This is a clear over-the-shoulder look at the steps in a Simultaneous, Delayed, Reverse, and Construction Exchange, with real-life Examples, and detailed results explained with actual numbers.</b></p><p><b>And free updates to all material in the book are available at S1031Exchange.com.</b></p><h2><u>Scroll up and grab a copy today.</u></h2>
Living Trusts for Everyone: Why a Will Is Not the Way to Avoid Pr...
by Ronald Farrington Sharp

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

March 21, 2017

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<div>Readers say it best: "Very informative", "saved me a lot of money and headaches!", "recommend it for everyone who has to plan estates for their elderly parents"<BR><i>Living Trusts for Everyone</i> is the best resource for setting up a living trust. Explaining in specific terms what benefits a trust will have, Ronald Farrington Sharp gives the tools necessary to set up a loved one’s trust with no lawyers and no expense.<br /> <br /> Wills benefit lawyers. Trusts benefit the clients. Too often lawyers sell wills to clients only to sit back and wait to sell their probate services to their clients’ heirs. Ronald Farrington Sharp describes the best way to handle modern estate planning and details the many advantages trusts have over wills in not only eliminating probate but in also protecting your assets for your heirs. Sharp explains why legal services are not needed to do the clerical work in settling a trust after death. This updated edition includes new information on an array of subjects, including:<br /> <li>Elimination of the federal estate tax for most estates due to increased exemption amounts<br /> <li>Online assets<br /> <li>The use of passwords, usernames, and websites<br /> <li>Keeping trustees honest and the process of removing trustees for malfeasance<br /> <li>Forms for simplifying the planning process<br /> <li>Strategies to lower attorneys’ fees>/li><br /> With no legal jargon, just step-by-step instructions and sample form letters, <i>Living Trusts for Everyone</i> takes the mystery out of the process of setting up a trust.</div>
Estate and Trust Administration For Dummies
by Margaret Atkins Munro

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English

Pages

411

Publication Date

May 07, 2013

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<b>Your plain-English guide to administering an estate and/or trust</b><p>As more and more of the population reach senior ages—including baby boomers, many of whom do not have wills—an increasing number of people are being thrust into the role of executor, administrator, personal representative of an estate, or trustee of a trust after the death of a loved one. This updated edition of <i>Estate & Trust Administration For Dummies</i>guides you through the confusing process of administering an estate and/or trust. <p>Settling an estate and administering a trust can be complicated, messy, and time-consuming for individuals named as executor or trustee, most of whom have no previous experience with such matters. <i>Estate & Trust Administration For Dummies</i> shows you how to make sound decisions for your unique circumstances. <ul><li>Guides you through the confusing process of administering an estate and/or trust</li><li>Provides expert advice on unfamiliar estate and trust tax law </li><li>Gives you a practical checklist to follow for all of your estate and trust administration questions and concerns</li></ul><p>Whether you're looking for guidance on how to navigate the probate process and estate taxes, settle debts and bequests, fund a trust, comply with tax regulations, or anything in between, this hands-on, friendly guide takes away the mystery and provides detailed answers to all of your estate and trust administration questions.
Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide
by Stephen Fishman

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English

Pages

528

Publication Date

December 30, 2016

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Maximize your tax deductions.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Named a "Top 10 Real Estate Book" by Robert Bruss, syndicated real estate columnist.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />If you own residential rental properties, you will want to know about all the valuable deductions you are entitled to take as a landlord. <i>Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide</i> is the only book that focuses exclusively on tax deductions for landlords. Find out how to:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li> deduct casualty and theft losses<br /><br /><br /><li> maximize your depreciation deductions<br /><br /><br /><li> deduct home office, car, travel and meals<br /><br /><br /><li> keep proper tax records -- and much more, <br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />The book also explains in detail the complicated final IRS rules on repairs and improvements. It also covers new IRS deductions for business property. Filled with practical advice and real-world examples, <i>Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide</i> will save you money by making sure you owe less to the IRS at tax time.

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