California Edition

California is filled with complicated tax code. The California Edition answers your questions about state tax law for individuals, corporations, partnerships, LLCs, estates, and trusts.


Start Ship Date: 2/1/2020

Price: $65
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California Tab Contents

Tab Tab Title
Tab 1
What's New and Federal Conformity
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Tab 2
2019 California Tax Tables
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Tab 3
Residency and Filing Requirements
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Tab 4
Adjustments, Deductions, and Exemption Credits
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Tab 5
Retirement and Social Security
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Tab 6
Individual and Business Tax Credits
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Tab 7
Depreciation, Amortization, and Basis
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Tab 8
Corporations
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Tab 9
Partnerships, LLCs, Estates and Trusts
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Tab 10
AMT and Miscellaneous
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Tab 11
Extensions, Penalties, and Estimated Tax
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Tab 12
Audits, Protests, Appeals and Contacts
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Tax Industry News

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Free Online CPE Hours

Purchase any title from TheTaxBook Series, or a WebLibrary User, and receive free Online CPE Hours for each product purchased. Online CPE Hours do not expire.

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Tools for Tax Pros

Electronic printable documents tax professionals use to provide disclosures, recordkeeping, substantiation, and more.

  • Tax Organizers: Individual, Sole Proprietor, LLC, C Corporation, S Corporation
  • Consent to Disclose Information
  • Engagement Letter
  • Estate Inventory Worksheet
  • Fair Market Value Guide for Noncash Contributions
  • Depreciation Worksheet
  • and more!
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Message Board

Do you have questions about a client's tax return? Use our Message Board to ask a fellow tax preparer. The Message Board is exclusive to our customers and not available to the general public.
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TheTaxBook Updates

Find a listing of pages in TheTaxBook affected by new tax law. Updates provided in PDF format for easy printing.
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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

You will reference your book often. The book is designed to withstand hard use.

All Editions are 3-Hole Punched

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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