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Alpha Teach Yourself Bookkeeping in 24 Hours by Carol Costa

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Hour 18

Individual Tax Returns

Chapter Summary

In this hour you will learn about…

  • Tax extensions
  • Tracking income and deductions
  • Tax help
  • Tax forms

Unless you’re expecting a big refund, filing a personal tax return is probably not your idea of a good time. However, it doesn’t have to be a painful experience.

 

Whether you file your own return, use a computerized tax program, or rely on a tax professional to prepare and file the return for you, the information must be gathered and properly organized. In this hour, you will learn how to set up a bookkeeping system for your personal finances that will make filing your return easier.

Tax Extensions

You may be one of those people who takes every scrap of paper deemed to be tax-related, dumps it into a box or a ...

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