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How to Pay Zero Taxes by Jeff A. Schnepper

Fully updated to include all the latest tax law changes, How to Pay Zero Taxes outlines the easiest, most practical strategies you can use to lower your taxes this year, next year, and beyond. From converting personal expenses into business expenses to avoiding or surviving an IRS audit, Jeff Schnepper's guide comprehensively covers more deductions than any other tax book, all conveniently organized in six fast-access categories: exclusions, credits, “above-the-line” deductions, “below-the-line” deductions, traditional tax shelters, and supertax shelters.

Jeff A. Schnepper is the author of several books on finance and taxation, including How to Pay Zero Estate Taxes and all twenty-four previous editions of How to Pay Zero Taxes. He is a financial, tax, and legal advisor to the Transamerica sales force and runs a full-time accounting and legal practice in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Mr. Schnepper is Microsoft's MSN MONEY tax expert, an economics editor for USA Today and is tax counsel for Haran, Watson & Company.

     

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Do You Know When To File A Tax Return?   
Ken Snowie

Every year, millions of Americans dread the inevitable; they have to gather all of their receipts and records and get ready to file their Federal Income Tax Returns. When was tax season first initiated? Here, we will take a look at that magic day of April 15 and why it was chosen as tax day.


During Abraham Lincoln's presidency in the 1860's, were first legally required to pay income taxes. The President and Congress created the Commissioner of Revenue and enacted a Federal Income Tax law in order to fund the costly Civil War.

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Let Bush Tax Cuts End, Economists Say (Fox News)
NABE economist said Congress should let the Bush tax cuts expire.

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The original deadline for submitting your income taxes was March 1, not April 15. It was in 1918 when the Congress pushed the date out to March 15. Then in 1954, the date was once again moved, this time to April 15, the date we still know as tax day.

If you are an individual taxpayer, you are required to file either a return or an extension (Form 4868) by April 15. Corporate and other legal group entities must file their tax return or an extension by March 15. The extension merely gives you extra time to file your tax return, not extra time to pay if you owe.


For some years after World War 2, the tax burden was shared relatively equally by the corporate world and the individual taxpayer. Today, the shift seems to be toward the individual carrying the load of the tax burden.

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Tax season is a popular time for identity-theft scams. Identity theft - Theft - Crime - Fraud - Law
Rally To Push For Hike To Georgia Cigarette Tax (AP Via Yahoo! Finance)
Anti-smoking advocates say they know a way to help fill Georgia's $1 billion budget shortfall: hike the tax on cigarettes by $1.

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An interesting event that occurred during formation of income taxation laws in America occurred during 1918. Up until then, a lot of revenue for government funding came from alcoholic beverage sales.


Then came Prohibition. In 1919, Congress passed an amendment to the Constitution that made it illegal to manufacture or sell alcohol. In order to replace that lost revenue, income tax was the proposed solution, and despite the repeal of Prohibition, we've been paying income taxes ever since.


When the Revenue Act of 1942 was passed and the "New Deal" era was begun, government control and expenditures has continued to increase exponentially, and today the American taxpayer supports a multi-trillion dollar National Debt.


Currently, all the tax regulations for this country are under the management of the Internal Revenue Service, in which there are four major division: Wage and Investment, Small/Business Self-Employed, Large and Midsize Business, and Tax Exempt and Government. Each division governs the taxpayers and the laws as they are relevant to their particular department.


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Index of Articles about Taxes

What Other Authors say about Taxes

Utilizing Tax Tips by Carl LaFresnaye

Tax tips can be found from a variety of different sources, but individuals must be careful to determine whether those sources are professional and legitimate or if they are from average people who are...

What Is An Inheritance Tax And When Is It Applied? by Gray Rollins

When an individual passes, on the federal government imposes an estate tax. This estate tax only applies to estate properties that are over one million fifty thousand dollars. The federal government is...

Preparing Ahead For A Pleasant Tax Day by Carl LaFresnaye

How did you spend your last tax day? In line at a post office at almost midnight, dropping off your taxes? Dreading going on an extension again – knowing if you owe and don't pay it on time, there will...

Deciding when to File a Tax Return? by Keith Hoyng

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Advice For Using Free Tax Forms by Carl LaFresnaye

There are many different avenues that can be used to obtain free tax forms from the government. There are usually free tax forms that can be found at the local libraries during tax season. There are...

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