Tax Insight: For Tax Year 2014 and Beyond, 3rd ed. Edition (2015)

Tax Insight: For Tax Year 2014 and Beyond, 3rd ed. Edition (2015)



Part I. The Foundation

Chapter 1. The Tax Code Demystified

Chapter 2. Key Components Defined

Chapter 3. Income

Chapter 4. Dependents and Filing Status

Chapter 5. The Tax Code Is Rigged

Part II. Ordinary Income

Chapter 6. Employment Income

Chapter 7. Retirement Income

Chapter 8. Other Sources of Ordinary Income

Chapter 9. Tax-Free “Unordinary” Income from Non-Investment Sources

Part III. Investment Income and Deductions

Chapter 10. Tax-Free Investment Income

Chapter 11. Taxable Investment Income

Chapter 12. Deductions from Investment Income

Chapter 13. Education Investment Strategies

Chapter 14. Retirement Investment Strategies-The Basics

Chapter 15. Retirement Investment Strategies-Alternatives

Part IV. Business Income and Deductions

Chapter 16. Business Taxation

Chapter 17. Business Use of the Home

Chapter 18. Travel Expenses

Chapter 19. Meals, Entertainment, and Gifts

Chapter 20. Employee Benefits

Chapter 21. Employing Family Members

Chapter 22. Depreciation

Part V. Real Estate Income and Deductions

Chapter 23. Real Estate Losses

Chapter 24. Real Estate Income and Deductions

Chapter 25. Second Homes and Vacation Rentals

Part VI. Personal Expenses, Deductions, and Credits

Chapter 26. Medical and Dental Expenses

Chapter 27. Your Residence

Chapter 28. Your Children

Chapter 29. Charitable Contributions

Chapter 30. Education Expenses

Part VII. Other Important Things to Know

Chapter 31. The Alternative Minimum Tax

Chapter 32. Penalties and Interest

Chapter 33. Do It Yourself, or Hire a Professional?

Chapter 34. Tax Implications of Health Care Reform