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Premium Quickfinder Handbook

Premium Quickfinder Handbook

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  • The 2015 print and ProView eBook tax year editions will be available in December 2015. Pre-order your edition today.

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$71.00
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The Premium Quickfinder Handbook is your trusted source for quick reference to tax principles that apply when preparing individual, business and fiduciary income, estate and gift, tax-exempt organization, and payroll tax returns. It covers the essentials of preparing these tax filings, including detailed, true-to-life examples with filled-in forms and line-by-line explanations, and addresses tax law changes and IRS developments, all in a concise, easy-to-use format.

Whether determining how the tax rules apply to a particular transaction or event, or how to report a particular tax item on the return, or simply looking up an amount or rate, the Handbook gets you the accurate answers you need quickly. Here’s what you’ll get with this useful tool:

  • Material that’s organized in a unique tab structure based on the IRS tax forms plus topics you’ll encounter when preparing individual, business, fiduciary, estate and gift, tax-exempt, and payroll tax returns
  • Loads of quick reference tables and charts to get you the answers you’re looking for quickly
  • Examples throughout to illustrate how the tax rules apply and how to report items on the return
  • A What’s New tab that summarizes significant current-year tax changes that are addressed throughout the Handbook, so you can quickly get up to speed on what’s changed
  • References throughout the Handbook to relevant Internal Revenue Code sections, IRS regulations and rulings, and court cases so you can dig deeper into a subject if needed

See information above for new edition availability. To order the current or prior tax year editions, please call us at 800-510-8997.

  • Premium Quickfinder Handbook 2014
    • Premium Quickfinder Handbook
    • Tab 1—2014 Tax Table and EIC Table
    • Tab 2—2014 States Quick Reference
    • Tab 3—Quick Facts, Worksheets, Where to File
    • Tab 4—2014 Form 1040—Line-By-Line
      • Filing Status
      • Exemptions
      • Dependents
      • Children of Divorced or Separated Parents
      • Income
      • Adjustments to Income
      • Taxes and Credits
      • Other Taxes
      • Payments
      • Refund/Amount Owed
      • Signatures and Designees
    • Tab 5—Schedule A—Itemized Deductions Schedule B—Interest and Dividends
      • Schedule A—Itemized Deductions
        • Medical Deductions
        • Taxes
        • Interest Tracing
        • Investment Interest Expense
        • Interest—Mortgages
        • Points—Mortgages
        • Other Mortgage Interest Deduction Rules
        • Charitable Contributions
        • Casualty and Theft Losses
        • Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions
        • Miscellaneous Job Costs
        • Work-Related Education Costs
        • Investment Expenses
        • Legal Fees
      • Schedule B—Interest and Dividends
        • Interest Income
        • Dividends
        • Foreign Accounts and Trusts
        • Imputed Interest on Below Market Loans
        • U.S. Government Bonds
        • Bond Discount and Premium
    • Tab 6—Schedules C, F and SE
      • Schedule C—Profit/Loss From Business
      • Business Use of Home
      • Daycare Providers
      • Business vs. Hobby Losses
      • Independent Contractors
      • Starting a Business
      • Net Operating Loss (NOL)
      • Schedule SE—Self-Employment Tax
      • Schedule F—Profit/Loss From Farming
      • Domestic Producer Deduction (DPD)
    • Tab 7—Schedule D; Form 4797; Sales and Exchanges
      • Schedule D/Form 8949—General Rules
      • Stocks and Other Securities
      • Mutual Funds
      • Employee Stock Options
      • Bad Debts
      • Sales of Business Property
      • Installment Sales
      • Home Ownership
      • Sale of Residence
      • Residence Gain Exclusion
      • Business or Rental Use of Home
      • Foreclosures
      • Like-Kind Exchanges
    • Tab 8—Schedule E, Passive Activities, At-Risk
      • Rents and Royalties
      • Renting Out a Home
      • Partners and S Corporation Shareholders
      • Passive Activities
      • Special Passive Loss Rules for Rental Activities
      • At-Risk Rules
    • Tab 9—Form 2106, Travel, Meals and Entertainment
      • Meals and Entertainment
      • Travel
      • Substantiation Requirements
      • Per Diem Rates
    • Tab 10—Depreciation
      • Depreciation Rules
      • Special Depreciation Allowance
      • Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustments
      • Alternative Depreciation System
      • Section 179 Deduction
      • Section 179 Recapture
      • Short Tax Year—MACRS
      • General Asset Account (GAA) Depreciation
      • Capitalization Rules
      • Change of Use of MACRS Property
      • Depreciation Recapture
      • Property Contributed To A Partnership or Corpporation
      • Amortization
      • Depletion
    • Tab 11—Autos and Listed Property
      • Deducting Vehicle Expenses
      • Depreciating Vehicles
      • Depreciation Recapture
      • Basis—Autos
      • Credits for Plug-In Vehicles
      • Commuting Expenses
      • Listed Property
      • Leased Vehicles
    • Tab 12—Credits, AMT, NII Tax and Special Taxpayers
      • Adoption Credit or Benefit Exclusion
      • Child and Dependent Care Credit
      • Child Tax Credit
      • Earned Income Credit
      • Education Tax Credits
      • First-Time Homebuyer Credit
      • Premium Tax Credit
      • Residential Energy Tax Credits
      • Small Employer Health Insurance Credit
      • Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
      • 3.8% Net Investment Income Tax
      • Household Employers
      • Ministers/Clergy
      • Military Personnel
      • Community Property
      • U.S. Taxpayers Working Abroad
      • Non-U.S. Citizens
      • Oil and Gas Investors
    • Tab 13—Children, Education and Divorce
      • Kiddie Tax
      • Foster Parents
      • Custodial Accounts
      • Savings Bonds Interest Exclusion
      • Student Loan Interest Deduction
      • Tuition and Fees Deduction
      • Qualified Tuition Programs
      • Education Savings Accounts
      • Scholarships and Fellowships
      • Divorce
    • Tab 14—Retirement Social Security
      • Traditional IRAs
      • Deducting Traditional IRA Contributions
      • Roth IRAs
      • Roth IRA Conversions
      • Rollovers and Transfers
      • Withdrawals and Distributions
      • Required Minimum Distributions
      • Reporting Penalty Taxes
      • IRAs at Death
      • Simplified Employee Pensions (SEPs)
      • SIMPLE IRA Plans
      • Qualified Retirement Plans
      • Losses From IRAs and Pensions
      • Annuity Distributions
      • Contacting the Social Security Administration (SSA)
      • Social Security Benefits
      • Retirement Benefits
      • Family and Survivor Benefits
      • Disability Benefits
      • Medicare
      • Medigap Insurance
      • Medicaid
      • Supplemental Security Income
    • Tab 15—Reference Materials and Worksheets
    • Tab 16—Partnerships
      • Basics of Partnerships
      • Partnership Income and Expenses
      • Basis
      • Built-In Gain or Loss
      • Partnership Distributions
      • Partnership Example
    • Tab 17—Corporations
      • Basics of Corporations
      • Capital Contributions
      • Section 1244 Stock Losses
      • Small Business Stock
      • Distributions
      • Earnings and Profits (E&P)
      • Accumulated Earnings Tax
      • Corporate Income and Expenses
      • Corporate AMT
      • Losses and Miscellaneous Items
      • Corporation Example
    • Tab 18—S Corporations
      • Basics of S Corporations
      • S Corporation Taxes
      • Reasonable Wages
      • Shareholder’s Basis
      • Distributions
      • S Corporation Example
    • Tab 19—Tax-Exempt Organizations
      • Basics of Tax-Exempt Organizations
      • Private Foundations
      • Becoming an Exempt Organization
      • Form 990, 990-EZ or 990-N
      • Contributions to Tax-Exempt Organizations
      • Unrelated Business Income Tax (Form 990-T)
    • Tab 20—Other Business Entities
      • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
      • LLCs and Entity Classification
      • LLC Creation and Conversions
      • LLCs—Other Considerations
      • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
      • Personal Service Corporation (PSC)
      • Personal Holding Company (PHC)
    • Tab 21—Fiduciary Tax Returns (Form 1041)
      • Overview of Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates
      • Simple Trust—Detailed Example
      • Complex Trust—Detailed Example
    • Tab 22—Estate and Gift Tax Returns
      • Death of a Taxpayer
      • Taxable Income in the Year of Death
      • Final Form 1040
      • Gift Tax Return (Form 709)
      • Estate Tax Return (Form 706)
      • Basis in Property
      • Valuing Property
      • Estate—Comprehensive Example
    • Tab 23—Payroll Tax Returns
      • Payroll Tax Deposit Requirements
      • Payroll Tax Payments
      • Withholding Methods and Examples
      • Payroll Tax Reporting
      • Student Employment at Educational Institution
      • Special Compensation
      • Trust Fund Recovery Penalty
      • Other Payroll Tax Issues
    • Tab 24—Deductions, Credits and Books vs. Tax
      • U.S. Production Deduction
      • Tax Credits
      • Selected Energy Tax Incentives for Businesses
      • Net Income per Books vs. Taxable Income
    • Tab 25—What’s New
      • Affordable Care Act— New for 2014
      • New Forms and Reporting
    • Tab 26—Tax Practice Survey
    • Tab 27—IRS Circular 230
      • 31 U.S.C. §330. Practice before the Department
      • Subpart A—Rules Governing Authority to Practice
      • Subpart B—Duties and Restrictions Relating to Practice Before the Internal Revenue Service
      • Subpart C—Sanctions for Violation of the Regulations
      • Subpart D—Rules Applicable to Disciplinary Proceedings
      • Subpart E—General Provisions
    • Supplemental Tax Organizers
    • Back Cover