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.

Complete coverage of California tax laws in a fast-answer format.


Start Ship Date: 2/1/2019
Price: $59
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California Tab Contents

Tab Tab Title
Tab 1
What's New and Federal Conformity
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Tab 2
2018 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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Tools for Tax Pros

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

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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!

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