Every new tax-filing season seems to come with a host of fresh changes in the tax code.
Likewise, publishers roll out a bevy of books at tax time to help filers cope with the changes. Here is a sampling of some of the new editions:
- "How to Pay Zero Taxes, 21st edition," by Jeff A. Schnepper, McGraw-Hill, 2004 ($16.95).
It is a comprehensive guide to tax breaks allowed by the Internal Revenue Service.
- "J. K. Lasser's Your Income Taxes 2004," John Wiley & Sons, 2004 ($16.95).
The book covers tax rules and deductions with planning reminders and filing tips.
- "J.K. Lasser's New Tax Law Simplified," John Wiley & Sons, 2004 ($16.95).
It details tax code changes for individuals and businesses.
- "The Ernst and Young Tax Guide 2004," John Wiley & Sons, 2004 ($18.95).
The book is loaded with information on tax filing, retirement planning and education saving account contributions.