The Reluctant Taxpayer Author:William L. Raby & Carl Riblet, Jr. Have you ever entertained the wild possibility of saying NO to the tax collector? Well, it's not as farfetched as you might think. Most people who are told by the Internal Revenue Service that they owe more tax simply swallow their anger and pay up without a fight. But the taxpayer isn't always wrong -- and often wins when he battles the IRS.... more »
THE RELUCTANT TAXPAYER explains when and how to fight the IRS, and what appeals procedures are available. It reveals the kind of deductions and exemptions that are considered reasonable and warns of others that are sure to cause trouble.
There are also informative sections dealing with such subjects as estate taxes, bad debts, gambling winnings and losses, straight income versus captial gain, medical and health-food expenses, travel and entertainment, real estate taxes, and retirement income.
Dozens of actual case histories give a clear understanding of exactly what the individual taxpayer can and cannot do in a wide variety of problem situations that can crop up in the annual bout with the IRS.
This is, quite simply, the best book on income tax ever written. It can also save even the most sophisticated taxpayer money.« less