"A high-level introduction to accounting/bookkeeping"--P. facing t.p.
"A high-level introduction to accounting/bookkeeping"--P. facing t.p.
Have you ever wished you could work less and make more money? Would $75,000.00 in the first three months of the year prop up your budget? Then the book you are now holding is the answer to your prayer. It will teach you how to prepare taxes quickly and easily, and build your clientele to make $75,000... even over $100,000 a year. With the information in this book and the tax software training, we have already taught hundreds of people how to do it. It's your turn now to get your dream house, get out of debt and build a financial future for your family. Start your own tax preparation business in as little time as it takes you to read this book. The information is simplified by our teachers who have the credentials, extensive experience and background in tax preparation. Luck is when preparedness meets opportunity. Your opportunity is now. Get prepared today, for this book will teach you everything you need to know to prepare any individual or small business tax return in 12 hours or less. Guaranteed!
Find all of the following topics, explained in plain-English: Introduction: What is Economics? Not a Perfect Model Microeconomics vs. Macroeconomics 1. Maximizing Utility Decreasing Marginal Utility Opportunity Costs 2. Evaluating Production Possibilities Production Possibilities Frontiers Absolute and Comparative Advantage 3. Demand Determinants of Demand Elasticity of Demand Change in Demand vs. Change in Quantity Demanded 4. Supply Determinants of Supply Elasticity of Supply Change in Supply vs. Change in Quantity Supplied 5. Market Equilibrium How Market Equilibrium is Reached The Effect of Changes in Supply and Demand 6. Government Intervention Price Ceilings and Price Floors Taxes and Subsidies 7. Costs of Production Marginal Cost of Production Fixed vs. Variable Costs Short Run vs. Long Run Sunk Costs Economic Costs vs. Accounting Costs 8. Perfect Competition Firms Are Price Takers Making Decisions at the Margin Consumer and Producer Surplus 9. Monopoly Market Power Deadweight Loss with a Monopoly Monopolies and Government 10. Oligopoly Collusion Cheating the Cartel Government Intervention in Oligopolies 11. Monopolistic Competition Competing via Product Differentiation Loss of Surplus with Monopolistic Competition Conclusion: The Insights and Limitations of Economics
A comprehensive guide to creating dynamic, successful, and innovative library programs that cater to the specialized needs of older adults—an important and growing user group.
Drawing on the expertise of multi-degreed doctors, and multi-certified financial advisors, Comprehensive Financial Planning Strategies for Doctors and Advisors: Best Practices from Leading Consultants and Certified Medical PlannersTM will shape the industry landscape for the next generation as the current ecosystem strives to keep pace. Traditional generic products and sales-driven advice will yield to a new breed of deeply informed financial advisor or Certified Medical PlannerTM. The profession is set to be transformed by "cognitive-disruptors" that will significantly impact the $2.8 trillion healthcare marketplace for those financial consultants serving this challenging sector. There will be winners and losers. The text, which contains 24 chapters and champions healthcare providers while informing financial advisors, is divided into four sections compete with glossary of terms, CMPTM curriculum content, and related information sources. For ALL medical providers and financial industry practitioners For NEW medical providers and financial industry practitioners For MID-CAREER medical providers and financial industry practitioners For MATURE medical providers and financial industry practitioners Using an engaging style, the book is filled with authoritative guidance and healthcare-centered discussions, providing the tools and techniques to create a personalized financial plan using professional advice. Comprehensive coverage includes topics likes behavioral finance, modern portfolio theory, the capital asset pricing model, and arbitrage pricing theory; as well as insider insights on commercial real estate; high frequency trading platforms and robo-advisors; the Patriot and Sarbanes–Oxley Acts; hospital endowment fund management, ethical wills, giving, and legacy planning; and divorce and other special situations. The result is a codified "must-have" book, for all health industry participants, and those seeking advice from the growing cadre of financial consultants and Certified Medical PlannersTM who seek to "do well by doing good," dispensing granular physician-centric financial advice: Omnia pro medicus-clientis. RAISING THE BAR The informed voice of a new generation of fiduciary advisors for healthcare
A guide to income tax returns provides information on the most recent tax legislation, tax-filing tips, advice on how to reduce tax liabilities, helpful financial advice, and sample tax forms, worksheets, and charts.
Readers discover what deflation is in global and national economies through accessible, easy-to-understand terms. They also learn how deflation is measured as well as how rises and falls in the Gross Domestic Product describe expansions and downturns in the economy. Japan's "lost decade" of the 1990s is used as an international example to illustrate how deflation affects people. Students investigate the U.S. economy by learning about fiscal policy, deflation, and economic booms and downturns, monetary policy, and liquidity traps. They also learn about "bad deflation" and "good deflation." This straightforward book gives readers a thorough grounding in what happens to their purchasing power with deflation, and how deflation influences their spending decisions, investment choices, employment, income, and loans.
Deftly navigate income taxes and tax preparation J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax: Professional Edition, 2017 offers individual taxpayers and tax professionals the latest, most up to date tax information. Completely annotated, this authoritative text guides you toward the case law, IRS code sections, and regulations that support the content, which is presented in an approachable yet comprehensive manner. Additionally, this best-selling resource delivers tax-saving advice for maximizing deductions and sheltering income. Through hundreds of examples, you explore how to apply tax laws to individual tax payers, allowing you to create effective tax strategies that align with regulations. Finally, special features throughout the content call your attention to important concepts, such as icons that highlight new tax laws, IRS rulings, court decisions, filing pointers, and planning strategies. Taxes are extremely complicated. Whether you are a professional or an individual taxpayer, it is critical that you understand how to get the highest return possible when filing either your taxes or those of your client. Leverage revised content that features the most updated tax code information Easily find the information you are looking for with special features that call your attention to key concepts Protect your assets with tax-saving advice on deduction, income sheltering, and more Dive into extended guidance that offers annotated insight into IRS code sections, regulations, and case law J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax: Professional Edition, 2017 is an updated, annotated version of a classic reference that has guided tax payers through the complexities of the income tax landscape for over 65 years.
Written in a straightforward and accessible style, this reliable resource offers a complete overview of small business tax planning and provides readers with the information needed to make tax-smart decisions throughout the year.
How can I avoid self-employment taxes? This simple question was the inspiration for creating an article describing the benefits of an S Corporation. That original article, which was about four pages long, quickly became a series of KnowledgeBase articles on the Watson CPA Group website. The articles touched on basic topics such as how to elect S Corp status, payroll, reasonable salary determination, retirement planning, health care, fringe benefits and liability protection. Those broad topics demanded much more information, both horizontally by spanning into more related issues, and vertically by digging deeper into the granular yet riveting levels of the tax code. The articles were grouped and relabeled as the Taxpayer’s Comprehensive Guide to LLCs and S Corps which grew to 39 pages in its first edition. Time marched on, and more information was added to the first edition such as expanded retirement planning concerns, health care options after the Affordable Care Act and business valuations including exit strategies. Boom, we now had our second edition at over 100 pages. At that point it was suggested by some clients and colleagues to convert the PDF into an eBook as well as paperback. So here we are.. Each week we receive several phone calls and emails from small business owners across the country who have read our Taxpayer’s Comprehensive Guide to LLCs and S Corps and praised the wealth of information. Regardless of your current situation, whether you are considering starting your own business or entertaining a contracting gig, or you are an experienced business owner, the contents of this book are for you. This book will show you how to reduce your self-employment taxes through an S Corporation election and how to use your corporation to your retirement and fringe benefit advantage. You will also learn the operational considerations of an S Corp plus the 185 reasons you should NOT elect S Corp status. Want to buy or sell a business? That’s in here too. This book is written with the general taxpayer in mind. Too many resources simply regurgitate complex tax code without explanation. While in some cases tax code and court opinions are duplicated verbatim because of the precise words, this book strives to explain many technical concepts in layperson terms with some added humor and opinions. We believe you will find this book educational as well as amusing.
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Social Security For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293330) was previously published as Social Security For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118967560). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Praise for Social Security For Dummies: "Social Security for Dummies is a must read for people of any age who want a comfortable retirement. Jonathan Peterson does a great job of explaining this complicated system and helps you understand how to get the most from the benefits you've earned. The difference between a smart claiming strategy and a dumb one can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars, so you'll want to invest in this book." —Liz Weston, personal finance columnist and author of The 10 Commandments of Money "This is your go-to book on Social Security. Chock-full of useful tips, easy to use, and well organized, it answers all your questions about Social Security." —Steve Vernon, author of Money for Life: Turn Your IRA and 401(k) Into a Lifetime Retirement Paycheck and CBS MoneyWatch commentator "Social Security for Dummies is indispensable for anyone who wants to get the best possible deal from Social Security—and that means all of us, young and old, because everyone will need Social Security benefits in this era of disappearing pensions and dwindling savings. Strategies for single people, for married couples, for survivors, for divorced people: You can find expert advice on all these subjects and more in this easy-to-understand guide to a very complex subject." — Bob Rosenblatt, editor of HelpwithAging.com and Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance About the book: Take the mystery out of Social Security and maximize your benefits when you retire Social Security For Dummies is the definitive resource to navigating the often-complex world of Social Security retirement benefits and the U.S. Social Security Administration. If you're nearing retirement age, or assisting someone who is, this guide will show you how to avoid common pitfalls, determine when you should claim your benefits, and figure out how much you can expect to receive each month. This newest edition provides updates to relevant dates and resources as well as an in-depth look at policy changes that will affect those about to retire. Packed with information that will help you make decisions that will maximize your financial well-being, this great resource makes it easy to understand everything you need to know quickly and easily. Understand new Social Security Administration policies and what they mean for you Determine how to incorporate Social Security into your overall retirement plan Get answers to common questions Find resources to use when you're stumped With Social Security For Dummies, you can take charge of your retirement and successfully navigate the U.S. Social Security Administration.
Find all of the following, explained in plain-English: How your Social Security retirement benefits, spousal benefits, and widow/widower benefits are calculated How your benefits are affected if you have a government pension or if you continue working while claiming Social Security How to decide when is the best age for you (and your spouse, if you're married) to claim Social Security in order to get the most out of your benefits Whether or not it makes sense to take Social Security early in order to invest the money How to check your earnings record on the Social Security Administration's website to make sure you're getting the full benefit you deserve How Social Security benefits are taxed and how this affects retirement tax planning Please note that this book does not cover Social Security disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
For more than forty years, Modern Real Estate Practice has set the industry standard for real estate education, with over 50,000 copies sold every year and over 3 million real estate professionals trained. Now, in this exciting new edition, Modern Real Estate Practice continues that tradition of excellence. Includes a test-building CD-ROM and URLs for key government and professional association websites.