1040 Edition

If you prepare individual returns, and the associated schedules, the 1040 Edition is the book for you. This book contains the same individual information as the Deluxe Edition Plus (Tabs 1-17).

Individual Forms

1040, 2441, 4562, 4684, 4797, 6251, 8283, 8582, 8606, 8829, 8863, 8949

Schedules

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, A, B, C, D, E, EIC, F, H, SE


Start Ship Date: 12/15/2019

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Comparison of Federal Editions

The Deluxe Edition Plus contains the entire 1040 Edition and the most referenced tabs from the Small Business.

Individual Coverage
Tab Tab Title 1040
Edition
Deluxe
Edition
Plus
Small
Business
Tab 1
What's New
Details(+)
X X
Tab 2
Federal Tax Table and EIC Table
Details(+)
X X
Tab 3
1040 Line Instructions
Details(+)
X X
FTF
FastTaxFacts Dependents
Details(+)
X
Tab 4
Itemized Deductions, A
Details(+)
X X
Tab 5
Sole Proprietorships and Farmers, C, F, SE
Details(+)
X X
Tab 6
Investment Income, B, D, 4797
Details(+)
X X
Tab 7
Rental, Passive, and At-Risk, E
Details(+)
X X
Tab 8
Business Deductions
Details(+)
X X
Tab 9
Depreciation, 4562
Details(+)
X X
Tab 10
Automobiles and Listed Property
Details(+)
X X
Tab 11
Tax Credits
Details(+)
X X
Tab 12
Children, College, and Family
Details(+)
X X
Tab 13
Retirement, Social Security, and Medicare
Details(+)
X X
Tab 14
Other 1040 Topics
Details(+)
X X
Tab 15
IRS, Penalties, and Audits
Details(+)
X X
Tab 16
Where to File and Tools
Details(+)
X X
FTF
FastTaxFacts 1099/W2 Roadmap
Details(+)
X
Tab 17
States
Details(+)
X X
Small Business Coverage
Tab Tab Title 1040
Edition
Deluxe
Edition
Plus
Small
Business
Tab 18
C Corporations, 1120
Details(+)
X X
Tab 19
S Corporations, 1120S
Details(+)
X X
Tab 20
Partnerships and LLCs, 1065
Details(+)
X X
Tab 21
Estates, Trusts, and Fiduciaries, 1041, 706, 709
Details(+)
X X
Tab 22
Employee Benefits
Details(+)
X X
Tab 23
Payroll and Labor Laws, 940, 941
Details(+)
X X
Tab 24
Business Where to File and Tools
Details(+)
X X
Tab 25
Other Business Topics
Details(+)
X X
Tab 26
Small Business Recent Developments
Details(+)
X X
Tab 27
Starting/Closing a Business, Accounting
Details(+)
X
Tab 28
Small Business Retirement
Details(+)
X
Tab 29
Employee Health Benefits
Details(+)
X
Tab 30
Business Credits
Details(+)
X
Tab 31
Tax-Exempt Organizations
Details(+)
X
Tab 32
Business Audit Strategies
Details(+)
X
Tab 33
States Business Tax Summary
Details(+)
X
Index
TheTaxBook Index
Details(+)
X X X
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TheTaxBook Updates

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Tabbed Index

Book includes a separately tabbed index with extensive page references. More page references means less time searching for your answer.

Table of Contents

Each tab section includes a detailed Table of Contents on the first page. Go right to a tab to find your answer!

Sturdy Binder and Tough Cover

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In addition to the traditional red binding, TheTaxBook is also 3-hole punched. You can keep the book as is or remove the red binding to place the entire book into a 3-ring binder.

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