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Update Service
Tools for Tax Pros
TheTaxBook Archives
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Occupations and Oddities

Exclusive to the WebLibrary Plus, The Occupations and Oddities Edition of TheTaxBook provides unique details relating to deductions, depreciation, strategies, challenges, and reporting requirements based on particular industries, professions, and situations.

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Farmers, Ranchers, and Hobbies
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TheTaxBook Series WebLibrary WebLibrary Plus
1040 Edition $52 $52
Small Business Edition $52 $52
All States Edition $83 $83
Occupations & Lifestyles $59
Health Care & Retirement Edition $59
California Edition $59
Depreciation Edition $59
What's New In-Depth Edition $59
Planning Strategies Edition $59
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1st User Price $139 $249
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TheTaxBook Updates

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Tools for Tax Pros

Electronic documents tax professionals use to provide disclosures, recordkeeping, substantiation, and more. Login and click on "Tools for Tax Pros" to view documents.

Message Board

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

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