Easy Ways to Lower Your Taxes: Simple Strategies Every Taxpayer Should Know

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NOLO, Oct 3, 2008 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Reduce your taxes with great tips in plain English.

While many tax books claim they can sharply reduce or eliminate your tax burden altogether, too often their dubious methods apply to nearly no one -- or their accounting schemes run the risk of drawing unwelcome IRS scrutiny. Easy Ways to Lower Your Taxes provides legitimate tactics and useful insights that can really lower your tax bill without running afoul of the IRS.

Learn more about tax planning:

  • Get a lower tax rate
  • Boost your tax-free income
  • Defer paying your taxes
  • Make the most of deductions
  • Take advantage of exemptions
  • Identify and use credits
  • Shift income to other taxpayers -- legally

    Each rule is accompanied by excerpts, strategies, ideas, and real-world examples, plus information on retirement plans, home mortgages, student loans, charitable contributions, medical expenses, dependents -- even businesses that never get started! You'll save big with the simple strategies found in Easy Ways to Lower Your Taxes.
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    About the author (2008)

    Sandra Block is a personal finance columnist/reporter for USA TODAY's Money section. Her "Your Money" column appears every Tuesday in the newspaper and online at USATODAY.com. She joined USA TODAY as a markets reporter in 1995 and then moved to the personal finance team in 1996. Prior to joining USA TODAY, Block also worked as a personal finance reporter for the Akron Beacon Journal in Akron, Ohio; held a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University in New York; and was a reporter for Dow Jones News Service in Washington, DC.

    Stephen Fishman is the author of many Nolo books, most recently Tax Deductions for Professionals. Other titles include Deduct It! Lower Your Small Business Taxes, Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide and Home Business Tax Deductions - plus many other legal and business books. He received his law degree from the University of Southern California. After time in government and private practice, he became a full-time legal writer.

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