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Your Income Tax 2018

Your Income Tax 2018 CE course for Enrolled Agent, CPA and Tax Preparer credit-exams are online Cost | Hours: $135  |  40 CPE hours enroll now
2018 updated
Text included: No | View outline
Book sold separately: Your Income Tax 2018 ($13-$19)
 Valid for:  EA | AFSP | Most CPAs | others

Fun CPE Course No. 102418

Format: Interactive self-study | 50-minute hour credit

Subject classification: Taxation

Exam questions:

Review - 120 multiple choice

Final - 200 multiple choice

Prerequisites: None

Advance preparation: None

Course level: Overview

Course last updated: November 1, 2017

Updated:  the J.K. Lasser books are usually published each year in October.  The publisher then releases a free update supplement in January, with any last minute changes to the tax law for that year just passed.  This year's supplement includes the changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017.  See below for a list of changes included in the J.K. Lassers' supplement.

Note:  you do not need the supplement to take the course.  All exam questions are based on the book content, not the supplement.

Learning objectives: To understand tax law including--

  • Basics of filing,

  • What must you report as income,

  • What deductions can you claim,

  • How much tax do you owe,

  • Strategies to save you taxes,

  • Planning ideas for your business and

  • Specific filing instructions.

Click Here for Your Income Tax 2018 Update Supplement: available online as a PDF document (can be printed and downloaded) contents:

Recent Tax Developments

  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Changes
  • 2018 Tax Rate Tables
  • Estimating Your 2018 Taxes;
    • Cost-of-Living Adjustments Still Uncertain
    • Retirement Plan Cost-of-Living Adjustments for 2018—the IRS has confirmed these amounts
    • Non-Retirement Cost-of-Living Adjustments for 2018—the IRS is reviewing the following amounts and some may be changed as discussed
  • Budget Agreement Retroactively Extends Expired Tax Breaks to 2017 Returns and Provides Further Disaster Relief
  • IRS Mileage Rates for 2018
  • Social Security & Medicare Taxes on 2018 Wages & Self-Employment Earnings
  • Medicare Part B and Part D Premiums for 2018
  • 2018 Medicare Part B Premiums and Part D Premium Surcharges Based on 2016 MAGI and Filing Status 

Additions & Corrections

To The Text of Your Income Tax 2018

  • 2017 Form 1040
    • 2017 Schedule A
    • 2017 Schedule B
    • 2017 Schedule C
    • 2017 Schedule D
    • 2017 Schedule E
    • 2017 Schedule SE
  • 2017 Form 4684
  • 2017 Form 8959
  • 2017 Form 8960
  • 2017 Form 8962
  • 2017 Form 8965
  • 2017 Tax Table
  • 2017 Tax Computation Worksheet
  • 2017 Earned Income Tax (EIC) Table
  • 2017 Optional State & Local Sales Tax Tables
  • U.S. Savings Bonds — 2017 Year-End Values
    • Series EE Bonds
    • Series I Bonds

Yes we report your CE hours to the IRS We do report your CE hours earned to the IRS electronically.  We are an approved IRS CPE provider for Enrolled Agents and Tax Preparers.

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