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America’s bestselling tax guide―prepare your 2023 taxes with ease!

For over 80 years, millions of taxpayers have trusted J.K. Lasser to provide accurate, authoritative guidance. Fully updated to reflect the latest changes to the 2023 tax code, including the Inflation Reduction Act, Your Income Tax 2024 gives you step-by-step instructions for easy, stress-free filing.

This book walks you through every part of the filing process in plain English, from organizing your records to navigating IRS worksheets and filling out the correct forms.

Clear, easy-to-understand advice enables you to maximize deductions, protect income, and use the best tax strategy for your financial situation. Hundreds of real-world examples show which current tax laws, IRS rulings, and court decisions apply to you and how they affect your return.

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Course Materials

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Fun CPE Course #: 102424-A
Materials: Separate book purchase
Format: Interactive self-study
Subject: Federal Tax
Exam questions:  Final-100 multiple choice
Passing score: 70% | Unlimited retakes
Prerequisites: None
Advance prep: None
Course level: Overview
Last reviewed/updated: 12/10/23
Expiration: One year from enrollment

Learning objectives

To understand tax law including:

  • Basics of filing,

  • What must you report as income,

  • What deductions can you claim,

  • Claiming the standard deduction vs. itemized deductions,

  • Fringe benefits,

  • Reporting property sales and

  • IRAs.