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All States Edition
California Edition
Depreciation Edition
Social Security & Medicare
TCJA Supplement NEW!
What's New In-Depth
Occupations & Oddities
FastTaxFacts Master Set
Update Service
Tools for Tax Pros
TheTaxBook Archives
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Internal Revenue Code
Treasury Regulations
Court Cases
Letter Rulings
Revenue Procedures
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  • TheTaxBook Online: Looks and feels just like TheTaxBook. Print and/or email pages to your clients.
  • Easy to Search: Use TheTaxBook Index, Table of Contents, or a Keyword Search to find answers fast.
  • Up-To-Date Content: TheTaxBook and government documents are updated to reflect new legislation and the latest information released from the IRS.
  • Tax Charts and WebLibrary Guide: Printed fast-answer sheets included with each user.
  • Access Anywhere: Available anywhere you have internet access.
  • Use Any Device: Access via computer, iPad, smartphone, or any tablet.
  • Bookmarks and History: Find previously viewed documents fast.
  • TheTaxBook Archives: Your subscription includes access to the 2018 Editions of TheTaxBook plus archives of previous years' editions.

TheTaxBook Archives

New editions of TheTaxBook are released in December. The homepage will automatically switch to the new editions. Click on "TheTaxBook Archives" to access previous year editions from 2009 to present.

Subscription Details

  • Subscription Term: Receive immediate access. Subscription expires 12/1/2019.
  • Add Users: Add up to 10 users to your subscription. Please call to add more.

How Many Users Do You Need?

The number of users purchased determines how many people can be logged into your subscription at the same time.
Scenario: ABC Tax Office consists of 4 tax preparers. A total of 4 users.

  • Example #1: ABC Tax Office orders 4 users. With this order, any of the 4 users can access the subscription at any time regardless of who else is logged in.
  • Example #2: ABC Tax Office orders 1 user. With this order, any of the 4 users can access the subscription, but only one user can be logged in at a time.

Technical Requirements

  • Mac or PC.
  • Mobile devices such as the iPad are also supported.
  • Version 8 or higher of either:
    • Adobe Reader (free at adobe.com)
    • Adobe Acrobat Pro
    • Adobe Acrobat Standard
  • Approved Browsers:
    • Internet Explorer 8 or higher
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Macintosh: Safari 5.0+, or Firefox 3.6 with Firefox PDF Plugin for Mac OS X 1.1.3
    • Google Chrome

Need Help Using Your Subscription?

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  1. Library Search: Receive instant results for keyword searches. Search all libraries or search the libraries of your choice.
  2. TheTaxBook Index: Click on a letter to display a drop down box containing index references for TheTaxBook.
  3. Search TheTaxBook: As you type in the search box, search suggestions appear.
  4. Go right to a tab in TheTaxBook! Click and go!
  5. TheTaxBook Archives: In December, when the 2018 Tax Year Editions are released, you will still have access to the 2009 through 2017 Editions of TheTaxBook.
  6. Government Documents: Up-to-date library of information released by the IRS. Easy to search. Bookmark commonly used documents.
  7. History and Bookmarks: Find previously viewed documents fast! Create and name bookmarks, to find documents quickly for future reference. Save searches you frequently reference.

Exceptional Value!

The WebLibrary provides great savings compared to purchasing the books separate in hardcopy.

TheTaxBook Series WebLibrary WebLibrary Plus
1040 Edition $59 $59
Small Business Edition $59 $59
All States Edition $87 $87
California Edition $59
Depreciation Edition $59
Social Security & Medicare Edition $59
TCJA Supplement - Summer $39
TCJA Supplement - Winter $49
What's New In-Depth Edition $59
Occupations & Lifestyles $59
FastTaxFacts Master Set $59
Total Retail Value $205 $647
1st User Price $149 $259
Percent Savings Over Retail 27% 60%

Voted the #1 Tax & Accounting Research Solution

TheTaxBook was voted the #1 Tax & Accounting Research Solution in the 2017 CPA Practice Advisors Readers’ Choice Awards. This year represents the fifth year in a row that TheTaxBook has earned this honor. Thank you to our wonderful customers who took the time to vote! To view the announcement of the 2017 Readers Choice Awards in the CPA Practice Advisors Magazine, please click here.

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Tax Industry News

Find coverage of new legislation and industry news affecting the tax preparation industry.

Free Online Credit Hours

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

Product Free Online Credit Hours
"Jacob Special" 1st User 6 hours per 1st user
"Jacob Special" Add User 2 hours per additonal user
TheTaxBook Series 1 hour per copy
WebLibrary Plus 1st User 5 hours per 1st user
Additional WebLibrary Plus User 1 hour per additional user
WebLibrary 1st User 2 hours per 1st User
Additional WebLibrary User 1 hour per additional user

Example: If you order 1 Jacob Special 1st User and 1 Jacob Special Add User, you will receive 8 Free Online Credit Hours!

Example: If you order 1 WebLibrary Plus 1st User, 3 WebLibrary Plus Additional Users, and 4 Deluxe Plus Editions, you will receive 12 Free Online Credit Hours!

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!

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.
http://thetaxbook.com/message (click on "1040 Edition Front Cover" to find password)

TheTaxBook Updates

TheTaxBook and government documents are updated to reflect new legislation and the latest information released from the IRS.

“I tried the WebLibrary. I was quite surprised that I like it as much as the books themselves. It is easier to find things by using the search feature, which I like, obviously because it is quicker, especially during tax season when time is a precious commodity. Keep up the good work!”
Rhonda Simmons
Platteville, WI

"A very quick reference to the topic I'm researching due to the tabs and summaries for the various sections/topics."
Jeffery E. Guddat
Auburn, WA

"Thank you for the timely updates. They...set you apart from the competition."
Chuck Warman, CPA
Wichita Falls, TX

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