J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2002

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John Wiley & Sons, 2002 M03 14 - 832 pages
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"Make sure you're buying the right book!--The 2002 edition is for filing your 2001 taxes and has all the up-to-date information on the new tax law. The 2001 edition is for filing 2000 taxes."

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April 15th comes once a year. But the new tax laws will change the way we save and plan our financial affairs all year-round. That s why J.K. Lasser provides a comprehensive library of smart financial planning and investing advice for all your needs for tax season and beyond. J.K. Lasser s(TM) Your Income Tax 2002 and J.K. Lasser s(TM) Year-Round Tax Strategies 2002 give early planners a head start on understanding the new tax regulations and preparing for filing the return on April 15th. And Lasser s personal finance guides help you make the most of your money from every angle. Consider it total care for your wealth and financial well-being, 365 days a year.

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Contents

PART 2 REPORTING YOUR INCOME
29
PART 3 CLAIMING DEDUCTIONS
263
PART 4 PERSONAL TAX COMPUTATIONS
419
PART 5 PERSONAL TAX SAVINGS PLANS
467
PART 6 BUSINESS TAX PLANNING
589
PART 7 FILING YOUR RETURN AND WHAT HAPPENS AFTER YOU FILE
665
PART 8 2001 TAX FORMS TAX TABLES AND TAX RATE SCHEDULES
695
PART 9 GLOSSARY AND INDEX
759
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Page 248 - ... (b) Exception. Gross income does not include amounts received as prizes and awards made primarily in recognition of religious, charitable, scientific, educational, artistic, literary, or civic achievement...
Page 42 - ... (4) amounts received as a pension, annuity, or similar allowance for personal injuries or sickness resulting from active service in the armed forces of any country...
Page 545 - ... permanently and totally disabled at retirement. For this purpose, an individual is considered permanently and totally disabled if he or she is unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment that can be expected to result in death, or that has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months.
Page 228 - A real property trade or business is any real property development, redevelopment, construction, reconstruction, acquisition, conversion, rental, operation, management, leasing, or brokerage trade or business. Services the partner performed as an employee are not treated as performed in a real property trade or business...
Page 202 - To make an election to recharacterize, notify the trustee of the account being recharacterized and the transferee trustee (if different) of your intent to recharacterize, specifically identify the amounts subject to the election, and direct the transferor trustee to make the transfer.
Page 84 - If at the time of original issue there was an intention to call the bond or other evidence of indebtedness before maturity, any gain realized on the sale or exchange thereof which does not exceed an amount equal to the original issue discount...
Page 532 - Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have examined this return, including accompanying schedules and statements, and to the best of my knowledge and belief, it is true, correct, and complete.
Page 123 - This advice was given by a court: "The taxpayer is at times in a very difficult position in determining in what year to claim a loss. The only safe practice, we think, is to claim a loss for the earliest year when it may possibly be allowed and to renew the claim in subsequent years if there is a reasonable chance of its being applicable for those years.

About the author (2002)

J.K. Lasser Institute has been the premier publisher of consumer tax guides since 1939, when Jacob Kay Lasser first published Your Income Tax. Since then, the guide has been published continuously for over sixty years and read by over 38,000,000 people. The J.K. Lasser Institute also publishes several personal finance books, including Small Business Taxes, Home Owner’s Tax Breaks, 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks, Year-Round Tax Planning, and more. J.K. Lasser Institute spokespeople are regularly sought after as media tax experts. They regularly appear on such broadcast programs as CNBC, CNN, and Bloomberg TV. They are also often featured in numerous periodicals, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Self Magazine, Houston Chronicle, and The Chicago Tribune.

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