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50-State Guide to Income Tax Withholding Requirements
Employers' 50-State Guide to Unemployment Insurance
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Business Versus Hobby
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Medical Deductions
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Small Businesses Taxes and Obamacare
Personal Taxes and Obamacare
Homeowner Deductions and Credits
Taxes When You Sell a House
Property Tax and Mortgage Deductions
Home Improvement Deductions
Casualty Loss Deductions
Rental Property Deductions
Job-Related Deductions and Tax Breaks
Tax Breaks for Parents
Charitable Contribution Deduction
Other Personal Deductions and Tax Breaks
What's New in Personal Taxes?
Tax Law Changes for 2014
Personal Income Tax Basics
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Understanding Your Tax Return
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Tips on Preparing Your Return
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Taxation of Government Benefits
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If the IRS Contacts You
Surviving a Tax Audit
How to Avoid an Audit
What Are the Chances of an Audit?
Tax Court
Top IRS Tax Issues
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Avoiding Probate With Joint Ownership
Sample Probate Avoidance Plans
Estate Planning: An Overview
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WillMaker Users' Manual
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2015 Wills, Trusts, and Estates Legal Updates
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2017 Immigration Legal Updates
2016 Immigration Legal Updates
2015 Immigration Legal Updates
2018 Immigration Legal Updates
2019 Immigration Legal Updates
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2017 Bankruptcy Legal Updates
2016 Bankruptcy Legal Updates
2011 Bankruptcy Legal Updates
2012 Bankruptcy Legal Updates
2013 Bankruptcy Legal Updates
2014 Bankruptcy Legal Updates
2015 Bankruptcy Legal Updates
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2017 DUI, DWI, and Traffic Tickets Legal Updates
2016 DUI, DWI, and Traffic Tickets Legal Updates
2015 DUI, DWI, and Traffic Tickets Legal Updates
2014 DUI, DWI, and Traffic Tickets Legal Updates
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2017 Nonprofit Legal Updates
2016 Nonprofit Legal Updates
2015 Nonprofit Legal Updates
2014 Nonprofit Legal Updates
2013 Nonprofit Legal Updates
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2013 Personal Finance Legal Updates
2011 Personal Finance Legal Updates
2010 Personal Finance Legal Updates
2009 Personal Finance Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Real Estate & Rental Property
2017 Real Estate & Rental Property Legal Updates
2016 Real Estate & Rental Property Legal Updates
2015 Real Estate & Rental Property Legal Updates
2013 Real Estate & Rental Property Legal Updates
2014 Real Estate & Rental Property Legal Updates
2011 Real Estate & Rental Property Legal Updates
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2010 Social Security & Retirement Legal Updates
2011 Social Security & Retirement Legal Updates
2012 Social Security & Retirement Legal Updates
2013 Social Security & Retirement Legal Updates
2014 Social Security & Retirement Legal Updates
2015 Social Security & Retirement Legal Updates
2016 Social Security & Retirement Legal Updates
2017 Social Security & Retirement Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Accidents & Injuries
2010 Accidents & Injuries Legal Updates
2011 Accidents & Injuries Legal Updates
2012 Accidents & Injuries Legal Updates
2013 Accidents & Injuries Legal Updates
2014 Accidents & Injuries Legal Updates
2015 Accidents & Injuries Legal Updates
2016 Accidents & Injuries Legal Updates
2017 Accidents & Injuries Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Criminal Law
2016 Criminal Law Legal Updates
2015 Criminal Law Legal Updates
2014 Criminal Law Legal Updates
2017 Criminal Law Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Patent, Copyright & Trademark
2016 Patent, Copyright & Trademark Legal Updates
2015 Patent, Copyright & Trademark Legal Updates
2017 Patent, Copyright & Trademark Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Taxes
2017 Taxes Legal Updates
2016 Taxes Legal Updates
2015 Taxes Legal Updates
2014 Taxes Legal Updates
2013 Taxes Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Landlords & Rental Property
2013 Landlords & Rental Property Legal Updates
2015 Landlords & Rental Property Legal Updates
2016 Landlords & Rental Property Legal Updates
2017 Landlords & Rental Property Legal Updates
Legal Updates for LLCs, Corporations, & Business
2009 LLCs, Corporations, & Business Legal Updates
2010 LLCs, Corporations, & Business Legal Updates
2013 LLCs, Corporations, & Business Legal Updates
2015 LLCs, Corporations, & Business Legal Updates
2016 LLCs, Corporations, & Business Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Foreclosure
2015 Foreclosure Legal Updates
2014 Foreclosure Legal Updates
2013 Foreclosure Legal Updates
2012 Foreclosure Legal Updates
2011 Foreclosure Legal Updates
2017 Foreclosure Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Debt Management
2015 Debt Management Legal Updates
2014 Debt Management Legal Updates
2013 Debt Management Legal Updates
2017 Debt Management Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Divorce & Family Law
2011 Divorce & Family Law Legal Updates
2012 Divorce & Family Law Legal Updates
2013 Divorce & Family Law Legal Updates
2014 Divorce & Family Law Legal Updates
2015 Divorce & Family Law Legal Updates
2016 Divorce & Family Law Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Employment Law
2013 Employment Law Legal Updates
2014 Employment Law Legal Updates
2015 Employment Law Legal Updates
2016 Employment Law Legal Updates
2017 Employment Law Legal Updates
2018 Employment Law Legal Updates
Legal Updates for Social Security Disability and SSI
2010 Social Security Disability and SSI Legal Updates
2011 Social Security Disability and SSI Legal Updates
2012 Social Security Disability and SSI Legal Updates
2014 Social Security Disability and SSI Legal Updates
2013 Social Security Disability and SSI Legal Updates
2015 Social Security Disability and SSI Legal Updates
2016 Social Security Disability and SSI Legal Updates
2017 Social Security Disability and SSI Legal Updates
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2013 LGBT Law Legal Updates
2014 LGBT Law Legal Updates
2015 LGBT Law Legal Updates
2016 LGBT Law Legal Updates