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2011 taxact online Publication 534 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Important Change for 1995 Introduction How To Use This Publication Important Change for 1995 Major changes to Publications 534 and 946. 2011 taxact online  This publication, as well as Publication 946,How To Depreciate Property, has been changed. 2011 taxact online Publication 534 has been shortened. 2011 taxact online It no longer contains general information on MACRS and the section 179 deduction. 2011 taxact online It contains a discussion of the accelerated cost recovery system (ACRS), the ACRS Percentage Tables, a discussion of other methods of depreciation, and a limited discussion of listed property. 2011 taxact online We expanded Publication 946 by adding material taken from Publication 534. 2011 taxact online We added more detail to the discussions of the section 179 deduction, the modified accelerated cost recovery system (MACRS), and listed property. 2011 taxact online We replaced the partialMACRS Percentage Tables with the complete ones from Publication 534. 2011 taxact online We also added the Table of Class Lives and Recovery Periods from Publication 534. 2011 taxact online We made these changes to eliminate most of the duplication that existed in the two publications. 2011 taxact online This will save money and make it easier for you to decide which publication you need. 2011 taxact online Use this publication to figure depreciation on property you placed in service before 1987; 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What is the Personal Wealth Study?

The Personal Wealth Study uses information reported on Form 706, United States Estate (and Generation Skipping Transfer) Tax Return, to estimate the wealth of the living population. These estimates, based on the Estate Multiplier technique, appear every three years. The estimates are limited to that segment of the population for whom personal wealth is at least equal to the estate tax filing threshold in effect for the estimation period.

For information about selected terms and concepts and a description of the data sources and limitations, please visit Personal Wealth Study Metadata.

SOI Data Tables SOI Bulletin Articles Research Papers
 
Additional Information

Compendium of Federal 
Estate Tax & Personal 
Wealth Studies: Volume 1
 

Compendium of Federal 
Transfer Tax & Personal 
Wealth Studies: Volume 2

 

SOI Data Tables

Included Items: Total and selected assets, debts and mortgages, and net worth.

All Top Wealthholders by Size of Net Worth

Female Top Wealthholders by Size of Net Worth

Male Top Wealthholders by Size of Net Worth

Female Top Wealthholders by Age

Male Top Wealthholders by Age

Top Wealthholders by State of Residence


SOI Bulletin Articles

The articles below contain detailed analysis, including some year-to-year comparisons, as well as an explanation of estimation methodology and data tables. All of the articles are in .pdf format. These articles were also published in the quarterly SOI Bulletin.

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The Underlying Methodology of the Estate Multiplier Technique Recent Improvements for 1989

Preliminary Estimates of Personal Wealth, 1982: Composition of Assets

Estimates of Personal Wealth, 1982: A Second Look

Trends in Personal Wealth, 1976-1981


Research Papers

The following are research papers written by SOI analysts.  The papers below are in .pdf format.

Consider the Source: Differences in Estimates of Income and Wealth From Survey and Tax Data
Author: Barry W. Johnson                 Kevin Moore
Statistics of Income, IRS     Federal Reserve Board of Governors
This paper examines the comparability of administrative and survey data, focusing specifically on data from Federal income and estate tax returns collected by the Statistics of Income (SOI) Division of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) sponsored by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

 

Updating Techniques for Estimating Wealth from Federal Estate Tax Returns
Author: Barry W. Johnson
Statistics of Income, IRS
This paper documents the history and development of the estate multiplier technique, a statistical methodology for estimating the wealth of a living population using data reported on returns filed for wealthy decedents, with an emphasis on recent methodological improvements.

 


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The Federal Reserve Board of Governor's triennial Survey of Consumer Finances, which is supported by the Statistics of Income Division, provides estimates of household finances, including wealth, income, and debts.  Analyses of survey results, as well as public-use data sets, can be accessed online at through the Federal Reserve.
 


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2011 taxact online 16. 2011 taxact online   Reporting Gains and Losses Table of Contents What's New Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Reporting Capital Gains and Losses Exception 1. 2011 taxact online Exception 2. 2011 taxact online File Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with the IRS. 2011 taxact online Capital Losses Capital Gain Tax Rates What's New Maximum capital gain rates. 2011 taxact online . 2011 taxact online  For 2013, the maximum capital gain rates are 0%, 15%, 20%, 25%, and 28%. 2011 taxact online Introduction This chapter discusses how to report capital gains and losses from sales, exchanges, and other dispositions of investment property on Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040). 2011 taxact online The discussion includes the following topics. 2011 taxact online How to report short-term gains and losses. 2011 taxact online How to report long-term gains and losses. 2011 taxact online How to figure capital loss carryovers. 2011 taxact online How to figure your tax on a net capital gain. 2011 taxact online If you sell or otherwise dispose of property used in a trade or business or for the production of income, see Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets, before completing Schedule D (Form 1040). 2011 taxact online Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 537 Installment Sales 544 Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets 550 Investment Income and Expenses Form (and Instructions) 4797 Sales of Business Property 6252 Installment Sale Income 8582 Passive Activity Loss Limitations 8949 Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets Schedule D (Form 1040) Capital Gains and Losses Reporting Capital Gains and Losses Generally, report capital gains and losses on Form 8949. 2011 taxact online Complete Form 8949 before you complete line 1b, 2, 3, 8b, 9, or 10 of Schedule D (Form 1040). 2011 taxact online Use Form 8949 to report: The sale or exchange of a capital asset not reported on another form or schedule; Gains from involuntary conversions (other than from casualty or theft) of capital assets not held for business or profit; and Nonbusiness bad debts. 2011 taxact online Use Schedule D (Form 1040): To figure the overall gain or loss from transactions reported on Form 8949; To report a gain from Form 6252 or Part I of Form 4797; To report a gain or loss from Form 4684, 6781, or 8824; To report capital gain distributions not reported directly on Form 1040 or Form 1040A; To report a capital loss carryover from the previous tax year to the current tax year; To report your share of a gain or (loss) from a partnership, S corporation, estate, or trust; To report transactions reported to you on a Form 1099-B (or substitute statement) showing basis was reported to the IRS and to which none of the Form 8949 adjustments or codes apply; and To report undistributed long-term capital gains from Form 2439. 2011 taxact online On Form 8949, enter all sales and exchanges of capital assets, including stocks, bonds, etc. 2011 taxact online , and real estate (if not reported on Form 4684, 4797, 6252, 6781, 8824, or line 1a or 8a of Schedule D). 2011 taxact online Include these transactions even if you did not receive a Form 1099-B or 1099-S (or substitute statement) for the transaction. 2011 taxact online Report short-term gains or losses in Part I. 2011 taxact online Report long-term gains or losses in Part II. 2011 taxact online Use as many Forms 8949 as you need. 2011 taxact online Exceptions to filing Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040). 2011 taxact online   There are certain situations where you may not have to file Form 8949 and/or Schedule D (Form 1040). 2011 taxact online Exception 1. 2011 taxact online   You do not have to file Form 8949 or Schedule D (Form 1040) if you have no capital losses and your only capital gains are capital gain distributions from Form(s) 1099-DIV, box 2a (or substitute statements). 2011 taxact online (If any Form(s) 1099-DIV (or substitute statements) you receive have an amount in box 2b (unrecaptured section 1250 gain), box 2c (section 1202 gain), or box 2d (collectibles (28%) gain), you do not qualify for this exception. 2011 taxact online ) If you qualify for this exception, report your capital gain distributions directly on line 13 of Form 1040 (and check the box on line 13). 2011 taxact online Also use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet in the Form 1040 instructions to figure your tax. 2011 taxact online You can report your capital gain distributions on line 10 of Form 1040A, instead of on Form 1040, if none of the Forms 1099-DIV (or substitute statements) you received have an amount in box 2b, 2c, or 2d, and you do not have to file Form 1040. 2011 taxact online Exception 2. 2011 taxact online   You must file Schedule D (Form 1040), but generally do not have to file Form 8949, if Exception 1 does not apply and your only capital gains and losses are: Capital gain distributions; A capital loss carryover; A gain from Form 2439 or 6252 or Part I of Form 4797; A gain or loss from Form 4684, 6781, or 8824; A gain or loss from a partnership, S corporation, estate, or trust; or Gains and losses from transactions for which you received a Form 1099-B (or substitute statement) that shows the basis was reported to the IRS and for which you do not need to make any adjustments in column (g) of Form 8949 or enter any codes in column (f) of Form 8949. 2011 taxact online Installment sales. 2011 taxact online   You cannot use the installment method to report a gain from the sale of stock or securities traded on an established securities market. 2011 taxact online You must report the entire gain in the year of sale (the year in which the trade date occurs). 2011 taxact online Passive activity gains and losses. 2011 taxact online    If you have gains or losses from a passive activity, you may also have to report them on Form 8582. 2011 taxact online In some cases, the loss may be limited under the passive activity rules. 2011 taxact online Refer to Form 8582 and its instructions for more information about reporting capital gains and losses from a passive activity. 2011 taxact online Form 1099-B transactions. 2011 taxact online   If you sold property, such as stocks, bonds, or certain commodities, through a broker, you should receive Form 1099-B or substitute statement from the broker. 2011 taxact online Use the Form 1099-B or the substitute statement to complete Form 8949. 2011 taxact online If you sold a covered security in 2013, your broker should send you a Form 1099-B (or substitute statement) that shows your basis. 2011 taxact online This will help you complete Form 8949. 2011 taxact online Generally, a covered security is a security you acquired after 2010. 2011 taxact online   Report the gross proceeds shown in box 2a of Form 1099-B as the sales price in column (d) of either Part I or Part II of Form 8949, whichever applies. 2011 taxact online However, if the broker advises you, in box 2a of Form 1099-B, that gross proceeds (sales price) less commissions and option premiums were reported to the IRS, enter that net sales price in column (d) of either Part I or Part II of Form 8949, whichever applies. 2011 taxact online    Include in column (g) any expense of sale, such as broker's fees, commissions, state and local transfer taxes, and option premiums, unless you reported the net sales price in column (d). 2011 taxact online If you include an expense of sale in column (g), enter “E” in column (f). 2011 taxact online Form 1099-CAP transactions. 2011 taxact online   If a corporation in which you own stock has had a change in control or a substantial change in capital structure, you should receive Form 1099-CAP or a substitute statement from the corporation. 2011 taxact online Use the Form 1099-CAP or substitute statement to fill in Form 8949. 2011 taxact online If your computations show that you would have a loss because of the change, do not enter any amounts on Form 8949 or Schedule D (Form 1040). 2011 taxact online You cannot claim a loss on Schedule D (Form 1040) as a result of this transaction. 2011 taxact online   Report the aggregate amount received shown in box 2 of Form 1099-CAP as the sales price in column (d) of either Part I or Part II of Form 8949, whichever applies. 2011 taxact online Form 1099-S transactions. 2011 taxact online   If you sold or traded reportable real estate, you generally should receive from the real estate reporting person a Form 1099-S showing the gross proceeds. 2011 taxact online    “Reportable real estate” is defined as any present or future ownership interest in any of the following: Improved or unimproved land, including air space; Inherently permanent structures, including any residential, commercial, or industrial building; A condominium unit and its accessory fixtures and common elements, including land; and Stock in a cooperative housing corporation (as defined in section 216 of the Internal Revenue Code). 2011 taxact online   A “real estate reporting person” could include the buyer's attorney, your attorney, the title or escrow company, a mortgage lender, your broker, the buyer's broker, or the person acquiring the biggest interest in the property. 2011 taxact online   Your Form 1099-S will show the gross proceeds from the sale or exchange in box 2. 2011 taxact online See the Instructions for Form 8949 and the Instructions for Schedule D (Form 1040) for how to report these transactions and include them in Part I or Part II of Form 8949 as appropriate. 2011 taxact online However, report like-kind exchanges on Form 8824 instead. 2011 taxact online   It is unlawful for any real estate reporting person to separately charge you for complying with the requirement to file Form 1099-S. 2011 taxact online Nominees. 2011 taxact online   If you receive gross proceeds as a nominee (that is, the gross proceeds are in your name but actually belong to someone else), see the Instructions for Form 8949 for how to report these amounts on Form 8949. 2011 taxact online File Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with the IRS. 2011 taxact online   If you received gross proceeds as a nominee in 2013, you must file a Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S for those proceeds with the IRS. 2011 taxact online Send the Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with a Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U. 2011 taxact online S. 2011 taxact online Information Returns, to your Internal Revenue Service Center by February 28, 2014 (March 31, 2014, if you file Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S electronically). 2011 taxact online Give the actual owner of the proceeds Copy B of the Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S by February 18, 2014. 2011 taxact online On Form 1099-B, you should be listed as the “Payer. 2011 taxact online ” The other owner should be listed as the “Recipient. 2011 taxact online ” On Form 1099-S, you should be listed as the “Filer. 2011 taxact online ” The other owner should be listed as the “Transferor. 2011 taxact online ” You do not have to file a Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S to show proceeds for your spouse. 2011 taxact online For more information about the reporting requirements and the penalties for failure to file (or furnish) certain information returns, see the General Instructions for Certain Information Returns. 2011 taxact online If you are filing electronically see Publication 1220. 2011 taxact online Sale of property bought at various times. 2011 taxact online   If you sell a block of stock or other property that you bought at various times, report the short-term gain or loss from the sale on one row in Part I of Form 8949, and the long-term gain or loss on one row in Part II of Form 8949. 2011 taxact online Write “Various” in column (b) for the “Date acquired. 2011 taxact online ” Sale expenses. 2011 taxact online    On Form 8949, include in column (g) any expense of sale, such as broker's fees, commissions, state and local transfer taxes, and option premiums, unless you reported the net sales price in column (d). 2011 taxact online If you include an expense of sale in column (g), enter “E” in column (f). 2011 taxact online   For more information about adjustments to basis, see chapter 13. 2011 taxact online Short-term gains and losses. 2011 taxact online   Capital gain or loss on the sale or trade of investment property held 1 year or less is a short-term capital gain or loss. 2011 taxact online You report it in Part I of Form 8949. 2011 taxact online   You combine your share of short-term capital gain or loss from partnerships, S corporations, estates, and trusts, and any short-term capital loss carryover, with your other short-term capital gains and losses to figure your net short-term capital gain or loss on line 7 of Schedule D (Form 1040). 2011 taxact online Long-term gains and losses. 2011 taxact online    A capital gain or loss on the sale or trade of investment property held more than 1 year is a long-term capital gain or loss. 2011 taxact online You report it in Part II of Form 8949. 2011 taxact online   You report the following in Part II of Schedule D (Form 1040): Undistributed long-term capital gains from a mutual fund (or other regulated investment company) or real estate investment trust (REIT); Your share of long-term capital gains or losses from partnerships, S corporations, estates, and trusts; All capital gain distributions from mutual funds and REITs not reported directly on line 10 of Form 1040A or line 13 of Form 1040; and Long-term capital loss carryovers. 2011 taxact online    The result after combining these items with your other long-term capital gains and losses is your net long-term capital gain or loss (Schedule D (Form 1040), line 15). 2011 taxact online Total net gain or loss. 2011 taxact online   To figure your total net gain or loss, combine your net short-term capital gain or loss (Schedule D (Form 1040), line 7) with your net long-term capital gain or loss (Schedule D (Form 1040), line 15). 2011 taxact online Enter the result on Schedule D (Form 1040), Part III, line 16. 2011 taxact online If your losses are more than your gains, see Capital Losses , next. 2011 taxact online If both lines 15 and 16 of your Schedule D (Form 1040) are gains and your taxable income on your Form 1040 is more than zero, see Capital Gain Tax Rates , later. 2011 taxact online Capital Losses If your capital losses are more than your capital gains, you can claim a capital loss deduction. 2011 taxact online Report the amount of the deduction on line 13 of Form 1040, in parentheses. 2011 taxact online Limit on deduction. 2011 taxact online   Your allowable capital loss deduction, figured on Schedule D (Form 1040), is the lesser of: $3,000 ($1,500 if you are married and file a separate return); or Your total net loss as shown on line 16 of Schedule D (Form 1040). 2011 taxact online   You can use your total net loss to reduce your income dollar for dollar, up to the $3,000 limit. 2011 taxact online Capital loss carryover. 2011 taxact online   If you have a total net loss on line 16 of Schedule D (Form 1040) that is more than the yearly limit on capital loss deductions, you can carry over the unused part to the next year and treat it as if you had incurred it in that next year. 2011 taxact online If part of the loss is still unused, you can carry it over to later years until it is completely used up. 2011 taxact online   When you figure the amount of any capital loss carryover to the next year, you must take the current year's allowable deduction into account, whether or not you claimed it and whether or not you filed a return for the current year. 2011 taxact online   When you carry over a loss, it remains long term or short term. 2011 taxact online A long-term capital loss you carry over to the next tax year will reduce that year's long-term capital gains before it reduces that year's short-term capital gains. 2011 taxact online Figuring your carryover. 2011 taxact online   The amount of your capital loss carryover is the amount of your total net loss that is more than the lesser of: Your allowable capital loss deduction for the year; or Your taxable income increased by your allowable capital loss deduction for the year and your deduction for personal exemptions. 2011 taxact online   If your deductions are more than your gross income for the tax year, use your negative taxable income in computing the amount in item (2). 2011 taxact online    Complete the Capital Loss Carryover Worksheet in the Instructions for Schedule D or Publication 550 to determine the part of your capital loss that you can carry over. 2011 taxact online Example. 2011 taxact online Bob and Gloria sold securities in 2013. 2011 taxact online The sales resulted in a capital loss of $7,000. 2011 taxact online They had no other capital transactions. 2011 taxact online Their taxable income was $26,000. 2011 taxact online On their joint 2013 return, they can deduct $3,000. 2011 taxact online The unused part of the loss, $4,000 ($7,000 − $3,000), can be carried over to 2014. 2011 taxact online If their capital loss had been $2,000, their capital loss deduction would have been $2,000. 2011 taxact online They would have no carryover. 2011 taxact online Use short-term losses first. 2011 taxact online   When you figure your capital loss carryover, use your short-term capital losses first, even if you incurred them after a long-term capital loss. 2011 taxact online If you have not reached the limit on the capital loss deduction after using the short-term capital losses, use the long-term capital losses until you reach the limit. 2011 taxact online Decedent's capital loss. 2011 taxact online    A capital loss sustained by a decedent during his or her last tax year (or carried over to that year from an earlier year) can be deducted only on the final income tax return filed for the decedent. 2011 taxact online The capital loss limits discussed earlier still apply in this situation. 2011 taxact online The decedent's estate cannot deduct any of the loss or carry it over to following years. 2011 taxact online Joint and separate returns. 2011 taxact online   If you and your spouse once filed separate returns and are now filing a joint return, combine your separate capital loss carryovers. 2011 taxact online However, if you and your spouse once filed a joint return and are now filing separate returns, any capital loss carryover from the joint return can be deducted only on the return of the spouse who actually had the loss. 2011 taxact online Capital Gain Tax Rates The tax rates that apply to a net capital gain are generally lower than the tax rates that apply to other income. 2011 taxact online These lower rates are called the maximum capital gain rates. 2011 taxact online The term “net capital gain” means the amount by which your net long-term capital gain for the year is more than your net short-term capital loss. 2011 taxact online For 2013, the maximum capital gain rates are 0%, 15%, 20%, 25%, and 28%. 2011 taxact online See Table 16-1 for details. 2011 taxact online If you figure your tax using the maximum capital gain rate and the regular tax computation results in a lower tax, the regular tax computation applies. 2011 taxact online Example. 2011 taxact online All of your net capital gain is from selling collectibles, so the capital gain rate would be 28%. 2011 taxact online If you are otherwise subject to a rate lower than 28%, the 28% rate does not apply. 2011 taxact online Investment interest deducted. 2011 taxact online   If you claim a deduction for investment interest, you may have to reduce the amount of your net capital gain that is eligible for the capital gain tax rates. 2011 taxact online Reduce it by the amount of the net capital gain you choose to include in investment income when figuring the limit on your investment interest deduction. 2011 taxact online This is done on the Schedule D Tax Worksheet or the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet. 2011 taxact online For more information about the limit on investment interest, see Interest Expenses in chapter 3 of Publication 550. 2011 taxact online Table 16-1. 2011 taxact online What Is Your Maximum Capital Gain Rate? IF your net capital gain is from . 2011 taxact online . 2011 taxact online . 2011 taxact online THEN your  maximum capital gain rate is . 2011 taxact online . 2011 taxact online . 2011 taxact online a collectibles gain 28% an eligible gain on qualified small business stock minus the section 1202 exclusion 28% an unrecaptured section 1250 gain 25% other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is 39. 2011 taxact online 6% 20% other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is 25%, 28%, 33%, or 35% 15% other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is 10% or 15% 0% 1 Other gain means any gain that is not collectibles gain, gain on qualified small business stock, or unrecaptured section 1250 gain. 2011 taxact online     Collectibles gain or loss. 2011 taxact online   This is gain or loss from the sale or trade of a work of art, rug, antique, metal (such as gold, silver, and platinum bullion), gem, stamp, coin, or alcoholic beverage held more than 1 year. 2011 taxact online   Collectibles gain includes gain from sale of an interest in a partnership, S corporation, or trust due to unrealized appreciation of collectibles. 2011 taxact online Gain on qualified small business stock. 2011 taxact online    If you realized a gain from qualified small business stock that you held more than 5 years, you generally can exclude some or all of your gain under section 1202. 2011 taxact online The eligible gain minus your section 1202 exclusion is a 28% rate gain. 2011 taxact online See Gains on Qualified Small Business Stock in chapter 4 of Publication 550. 2011 taxact online Unrecaptured section 1250 gain. 2011 taxact online    Generally, this is any part of your capital gain from selling section 1250 property (real property) that is due to depreciation (but not more than your net section 1231 gain), reduced by any net loss in the 28% group. 2011 taxact online Use the Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain Worksheet in the Schedule D (Form 1040) instructions to figure your unrecaptured section 1250 gain. 2011 taxact online For more information about section 1250 property and section 1231 gain, see chapter 3 of Publication 544. 2011 taxact online Tax computation using maximum capital gain rates. 2011 taxact online   Use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet or the Schedule D Tax Worksheet (whichever applies) to figure your tax if you have qualified dividends or net capital gain. 2011 taxact online You have net capital gain if Schedule D (Form 1040), lines 15 and 16, are both gains. 2011 taxact online Schedule D Tax Worksheet. 2011 taxact online   Use the Schedule D Tax Worksheet in the Schedule D (Form 1040) instructions to figure your tax if: You have to file Schedule D (Form 1040); and Schedule D (Form 1040), line 18 (28% rate gain) or line 19 (unrecaptured section 1250 gain), is more than zero. 2011 taxact online Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet. 2011 taxact online   If you do not have to use the Schedule D Tax Worksheet (as explained above) and any of the following apply, use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet in the instructions for Form 1040 or Form 1040A (whichever you file) to figure your tax. 2011 taxact online You received qualified dividends. 2011 taxact online (See Qualified Dividends in chapter 8. 2011 taxact online ) You do not have to file Schedule D (Form 1040) and you received capital gain distributions. 2011 taxact online (See Exceptions to filing Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040) , earlier. 2011 taxact online ) Schedule D (Form 1040), lines 15 and 16, are both more than zero. 2011 taxact online Alternative minimum tax. 2011 taxact online   These capital gain rates are also used in figuring alternative minimum tax. 2011 taxact online Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications