You earned it, you keep it! The #1 guide to paying less to the IRS every year. For more than three decades, How to Pay Zero Taxes has been helping people like you make tax time less draining, on both your emotions and your finances. You can save more money than you ever imagined when you have the right information—and that’s exactly what tax expert Jeff Schnepper provides. This engagingly written guide makes even most complex information easy to understand, delivering valuable advice on everything from converting personal expenses into business deductions to avoiding (or surviving) an audit. Fully updated for 2018, How to Pay Zero Taxes covers all the latest tax changes. You'll learn how to take advantage of IRS-sanctioned deductions, shelters, credits, exemptions, and more. Plus, you'll find hundreds of insider tips designed to lower your tax bill. Whether you're a tax professional or a home filer, this book will help you pay less to the IRS this year-and every year. Focus on what matters most: tax saving, not tax preparation. How to Pay Zero Taxes provides everything you need to know about: * New tax laws—including surcharges on earned and unearned income* Exemptions, credits, and exclusions * Special capital gains and dividends rules* Increased IRA and retirement plan limits* Job hunting and relocation expenses* Theft and casualty losses* Child care and elder care* Educational and Roth IRAs
Fully updated for 2017, this new edition of the classic guide provides the insight and information you need to pay less to the IRS For more than three decades, How to Pay Zero Taxes has been the go-to resource for tax professionals and home filers alike. Engagingly written to make even the most complex information easy to digest, this comprehensive guide focuses on tax saving (unlike other guides which focus on tax preparation) to zero in on what matters most to you: paying less to the IRS. Covering more deductions than any other tax book, How to Pay Zero Taxes 2017 organizes important subjects like deductions, exemptions, and tax shelters into six simple sections. The book includes the most up-to-date information—and hundreds of insider tips—that can lower tax bills year after year.
Updated for 2016—a new revised edition of the classic guide that shows you how to pay less to the IRS Easy to read, easy to use, and hard to beat, this comprehensive tax-saving guide has become the go-to resource for tax professionals and home filers alike. Unlike other brand-name guides, the book focuses on tax saving, not tax preparation—zeroing in on the one thing you really care about: paying less to the IRS. Tax expert Jeff Schnepper explains everything you need to know in simple, accessible terms, organizing important subjects like deductions, exemptions, and tax shelters into six simple sections. The book includes the most up-to-date information—and hundreds of insider tips—that can lower your tax bills, and save you a bundle, year after year. Jeff A. Schnepper, Esq. (Cherry Hill, NJ) is the author of multiple books on finance and taxation, including all previous editions of How to Pay Zero Taxes. He is a financial, tax, and legal advisor for Estate Planning of Delaware Valley and operates a tax, accounting, and legal practice in Cherry Hill, NJ. Mr. Schnepper is Microsoft’s MSN MONEY tax expert, economic editor for USA Today, and tax counsel for Haran, Watson & Company.
How to Pay Zero Taxes
Author: Jeff A. Schnepper
Provides up-to-date strategies for lowering taxes and claiming all available deductions, and includes information regarding the new Hurricane Katrina tax law.
Author: Eva Rosenberg
Publisher: Humanix Books
"From nationally-recognized tax expert, bestselling author, and columnist at MarketWatch, DEDUCT EVERYTHING! is full of strategies and tips, organized by topic, designed to reduce taxes in everyday life. Rosenberg also provides references and links to websites, etc, where taxpayers can go to get the latest forms. Rosenberg will walk taxpayers through the documentations required and help make sure the deductions are audit-proof. Designed to be a comprehensive guide to legal deductions and loopholes available to individual tax filers, the tax-reducing strategies cover: - family, home, and car - job or businesses, including Airbnb, Uber, and more - investments and retirement savings - medical and dental expenses and health savings accounts - education costs and charitable giving The advice will be rounded out with real-life stories from Rosenberg's clients across the country detailing exactly how to make sure the deductions are being applied correctly. A special bonus chapter will detail the tax "no-no's" Rosenberg has seem so that readers can make sure they know what mistakes to avoid. "--
The revised, updated edition of the popular guide that helps you save thousands at tax time How to Pay Zero Taxes 2015 provides simple strategies that are sure to save readers money--this year, next year, and beyond. From converting personal expenses into business deductions to avoiding--or surviving--an IRS audit, Jeff Schnepper's guide covers more deductions than any other tax book, all conveniently organized into six easy-access categories: exclusions, general deductions, "below the line" deductions, traditional tax shelters, and super tax shelters. Jeff A. Schnepper, Esq., is the author of multiple books on finance and taxation, including all previous editions of How to Pay Zero Taxes. He is a financial, tax, and legal advisor for Estate Planning of Delaware Valley and operates a tax, accounting, and legal practice in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Mr. Schnepper is Microsoft's MSN MONEY tax expert, an economics editor for USA Today, and tax counsel for Haran, Watson & Company.
Completely revised and updated--the must-have resource for saving thousands of dollars at tax time A former IRS attorney, Sandy Botkin has saved hundreds of thousands of taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. And in this powerhouse bestselling handbook, he again delivers money-saving strategies, including: Advice on properly documenting any business deduction Guidance for getting big tax subsidies for starting a home business Ways to turn tuition, entertainment, orthodontia, and other expenses into huge deductions Important information on small-business tax changes and extensions recently passed by the American Taxpayer Relief Law "Who better to turn to for tax advice than an insider? Sandy Botkin trained IRS attorneys and now shares his wealth of knowledge in Lower Your Taxes—Big Time!. Follow his practical strategies for a more financially abundant and fulfilling life." -- Anthony Robbins, author of Awaken the Giant Within and Unlimited Power "Lower Your Taxes—Big Time! guarantees every American a raise of $3,000–$15,000 or more annually courtesy of the United States Government." -- David D'Arcangelo, author of Wealth Starts at Home "If you don't study money, how can you ever expect to have any? Lower Your Taxes—Big Time! will put thousands of dollars in your pocket every year and teach you, in clear simple steps, how to audit proof your records from the IRS forever." -- Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator, #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul
"Appraisal Fees" -- "Corrosive Drywall Damage" -- "Identity Theft" -- "Identity Theft and Tax Relief" -- "Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Relief" -- "CHAPTER 14: Your Job" -- "Job-Hunting Expenses" -- "Dues to Unions and Professional Associations" -- "Work Clothes and Uniforms" -- "Subscriptions to Professional Journals, Newsletters, and Podcasts" -- "Work Tools and Equipment" -- "Miscellaneous Job-Related Expenses" -- "Educator Expenses" -- "Home Office Deduction" -- "Prizes and Awards" -- "Performing Artists" -- "State or Local Government Officials Paid on a Fee Basis" -- "Repayment of Supplemental Unemployment Benefits" -- "Jury Duty Pay Turned Over to Your Employer" -- "Impairment-Related Expenses" -- "Military Benefits" -- "Contributions to State Benefit Programs" -- "Fringe Benefits" -- "Income Earned Abroad" -- "CHAPTER 15: Your Business" -- "Start-Up Costs" -- "Equipment Purchases" -- "Payment for Services" -- "Supplies" -- "Gifts" -- "Hobby Losses" -- "Self-Employment Tax Deduction" -- "Home Office Deduction" -- "Farming-Related Breaks" -- "Domestic Production Activities Deduction" -- "Other Business Deductions" -- "Business Credits" -- "Net Operating Losses" -- "CHAPTER 16: Miscellaneous Items" -- "State and Local Income Taxes" -- "State and Local Sales Taxes" -- "Certain Federal Taxes" -- "Tax Refunds" -- "Tax Preparation Costs" -- "Tax Audits" -- "Legal Fees" -- "Gifts You Receive" -- "Inheritances" -- "Life Insurance Proceeds" -- "Estate Tax Deduction on Income in Respect of a Decedent" -- "Rebates and Discounts" -- "Government Benefits" -- "Olympic Medals" -- "Alternative Minimum Tax" -- "APPENDIX A: Items Adjusted Annually for Inflation" -- "APPENDIX B: Checklist of Tax-Free Items" -- "APPENDIX C: Checklist of Nondeductible Items" -- "Nondeductible Items" -- "Index
The essential, straightforward guide to lowering your taxes in 2016 J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2016 is the American taxpayer's guide to paying only what you owe. If April perennially finds you wondering just what you can deduct without incurring the wrath of the IRS, this book is your ticket to a smoother, less stressful tax season. If you're confused about deductions and credits, you will find your answer here. This book covers every deduction and credit available to taxpayers—whether you're qualified to take it, as well as how to actually take it. Clear and concise, this book gets right to the point and skips over irrelevant topics and opaque regulations to give you the information you need to get your taxes done and out the door. No complex tax strategies, no gaming the system, and no questionable tactics—just no-nonsense guidance on the myriad deductions and credits that provide perfectly legal—and potentially substantial—tax savings. Millions of Americans pay too much in taxes every year. Tax laws are confusing, and the threat of audit looms large, but deductions and credits are put in place to help people like you. This book helps you take full advantage of what's out there. Learn which deductions you, personally, can take Take full advantage of 2016's new saving opportunities Understand the tax laws that are relevant to you Save money on your taxes without fear of an audit Do you have any idea how much extra money you could have in your pocket every April? How much you've overpaid year after year? Put an end to it in 2016. J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2016 clears the confusion surrounding deductions and credits to help you lower your tax bill—legally.
CCH's U.S. Master Tax Guide - Hardbound Edition provides helpful and practical guidance on today's federal tax law. This 100th Edition reflects all pertinent federal taxation changes that affect 2016 returns and provides fast and reliable answers to tax questions affecting individuals and business income tax.The U.S. Master Tax Guide contains timely and precise explanation of federal income taxes for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates and trusts, as well as new rules established by key court decisions and the IRS. Significant new tax developments are conveniently highlighted and concisely explained for quick reference and understanding. The guide's explanations are meticulously researched and footnoted to provide tax practitioners with the most accurate and legally sound guidance to help them understand, apply and comply with today's complex federal tax laws.
Maximize your tax deductions Rental real estate provides more tax benefits than almost any other investment. Whether you own a ten-unit rental apartment building or rent a room in your home through Airbnb, you need to know about all the valuable deductions you are entitled to take as a landlord. Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide is the only book that focuses exclusively on IRS rules and deductions for landlords. Find out how to: handle casualty and theft losses distinguish between repairs and improvements deduct home office, car, travel, and meals proper tax records—and much more. The book also covers landlord tax classifications, reporting rental income, hiring workers, and depreciation. Filled with practical advice and real-world examples, Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide will save you money by making sure you owe less to the IRS at tax time. If the tax laws change, we will post updates on a special page on Nolo.com. That way, you’ll always have access to up-to-date information if there are significant changes to the law. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.
How to Pay Zero Taxes
Author: Jeff A. Schnepper
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Completely up to date for 2007, this tax guide focuses on saving money on taxes, not on filling out forms. Organized around IRS sanctioned deductions, shelters, credits, and exemptions, How to Pay Zero Taxes, 2007 zeroes in on how you can save money in payments. “If there's a tax break allowed out there, it's in here.”-New York Daily News Hundreds of practical steps to lower a tax bill this year, next year, and beyond
As Jeff Schnepper says, “Estate taxes are voluntary. You only pay them if you haven’t planned in advance.” Modeled on the best-selling How to Pay Zero Taxes, this book shows how to limit, and possibly even omit costly estate-tax burdens—and covers subjects as broad as living wills, family limited partnerships, private annuities, GRITS, GRATS, GRUNTS, flower bonds, and more. Reflecting all tax law changes as of January 2000, this helpful guide pinpoints hundreds of perfectly legal deductions, credits, and exemptions. It covers the subject from the basics to the fine points, featuring Q&As for novices, detailed reviews of relevant legal documents, the latest anti-tax “super strategies,” and more—all in Schnepper’s classic legal-guerrilla style.
Declare this! Make 2011 the year you pay LESS to the IRS! Totally updated for 2011, How to Pay Zero Taxes lays out the simple, practical, and proven strategies that save you money at tax time-this year, next year, and beyond. From converting personal expenses into business deductions, to avoiding (or surviving) an IRS audit, Jeff Schnepper's guide comprehensively covers more deductions than any other tax book, all conveniently organized into six easy-access categories: exclusions, credits, general deductions, “below-the-line” deductions, traditional tax shelters, and super tax shelters. Clear, concise, and loaded with up-to-the-minute information that puts more money back in your pockets, How to Pay Zero Taxes is the ultimate tax payer's resource. New for 2011, complete coverage of: New tax laws Exemptions, credits, and exclusions Special capital gains and dividends rules Increased IRA and retirement plan limits Job hunting and relocation expenses Theft and casualty losses Child care and elder care Educational and Roth IRAs Jeff A. Schnepper is the author of several books on finance and taxation, including How to Pay Zero Estate Taxes and all twenty-seven previous editions of How to Pay Zero Taxes. He is a financial, tax, and legal advisor to the Transamerica sales force and runs a full-time accounting and legal practice in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Mr. Schnepper is Microsoft's MSN MONEY tax expert, an economics editor for USA Today, and is tax counsel for Haran, Watson & Company.
Provides the latest tax law changes, presents information about current regulations, cases, and revenue rulings, and offers tips for how to stop overpaying the government.