JK Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2006: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 24, 2006 - Business & Economics - 576 pages
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The tax facts and strategies every small business owner should know
Owning a small business is a big responsibility. While many small business owners seek to improve their bottom line, few realize all the ways that both current and new tax laws can help them do so. With J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2006 you can learn how.
J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2006 gives you a complete overview of small business tax planning in a straightforward and accessible manner. Focusing on strategies that help you use deductions effectively, shield business income, and maximize other aspects of small business taxes, this practical guide will show you how your actions in business today can affect your bottom line from a tax perspective tomorrow.
In this fully updated volume, you'll find:
* Detailed coverage of new tax laws and IRS rules
* Planning strategies that can help you run a tax-smart business all year long
* Comprehensive information on each deductible expense, including dollar limits and record-keeping requirements
* Clear instructions on where to report income and claim deductions on your tax forms
* Sample forms and checklists to help you prepare for tax time
* Help with state taxes and a guide to information returns you may need to file
* Planning strategies that can help you run a tax-smart business all year long

Filled with in-depth insight and practical advice, J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2006 proves you don't have to be a tax expert to make smart tax decisions.

  

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Contents

Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line Part II Business Income and Losses
59
Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line Part III Business Deductions and Credits
121
Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line Part IV Tax Planning for Your Small Business
479
Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line Appendix Information Returns
535
Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line Index
543
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About the author (2006)

BARBARA WELTMAN is a nationally recognized small business authority and tax expert. A respected attorney, Ms. Weltman is the author of several top-selling books on taxes and finance. Her newsletter, Barbara Weltman's Big Ideas for Small Business®, is considered the source for timely information on small business issues and trends. Ms. Weltman has been featured in many media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Inc.com, Bloomberg TV, CNN, and CNBC. Ms. Weltman's Web site is www.barbaraweltman.com.

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