Obtainable Taxes Made Simple: Income Taxes Explained in 100 Pages or Less

I thought this book was ideal for someone with little to no background in taxes. I thought the material was easy to follow and understand. This book won’t make you a tax professional as it is not terribly in-depth but the book never pretended to be (thus Taxes Made Simple name).I would recommend this book to anyone trying to understand short term versus long term capital gains, tax deductions, etc.
I teach Tax Accounting at a community college and find the material in our textbook very challenging for the students. I recently came across Mike Piper’s series of small books, including “Taxes Made Simple.” It’s absolutely fantastic – short, easy to read, covers the main areas of concern and it’s timely. It’s so good, I’m buying a copy for each student and it will be their first reading assignment this coming Fall semester. It really makes taxes approachable and that’s just what we need at the community college level. Great job, Mr. Piper.
I’ve been using TurboTax to file my taxes for years. I input my numbers, answers the questions, and blindly submit my taxes, not really understanding what I was doing.The “Taxes Made Simple” book has help me understand the basics of income taxes quickly and easily. I found the sections on common deductions and IRAs very helpful. It’s perfect for someone who would like to know more about taxes are and how to better prepare for the years ahead.

Find all of the following, explained in plain-English with no legal jargon:

  • The difference between deductions, exemptions, and credits
  • Itemized deductions vs. the standard deduction
  • Several money-saving deductions and credits and how to make sure you qualify for them
  • How to calculate your refund
  • How to know which tax forms to fill out
  • State income taxes
  • Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
  • Capital Gains and Losses

I thought this book was ideal for someone with little to no background in taxes. I thought the material was easy to follow and understand. This book won’t make you a tax professional as it is not terribly in-depth but the book never pretended to be (thus Taxes Made Simple name).I would recommend this book to anyone trying to understand short term versus long term capital gains, tax deductions, etc.
I teach Tax Accounting at a community college and find the material in our textbook very challenging for the students. I recently came across Mike Piper’s series of small books, including “Taxes Made Simple.” It’s absolutely fantastic – short, easy to read, covers the main areas of concern and it’s timely. It’s so good, I’m buying a copy for each student and it will be their first reading assignment this coming Fall semester. It really makes taxes approachable and that’s just what we need at the community college level. Great job, Mr. Piper.
I’ve been using TurboTax to file my taxes for years. I input my numbers, answers the questions, and blindly submit my taxes, not really understanding what I was doing.The “Taxes Made Simple” book has help me understand the basics of income taxes quickly and easily. I found the sections on common deductions and IRAs very helpful. It’s perfect for someone who would like to know more about taxes are and how to better prepare for the years ahead.

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