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Tax Facts 2008


  1. "New" Quick Facts

  2. Standard Deductions

  3. MACRS Recovery Period

  4. Medical Savings Accounts (MSA)

  5. Health Savings Account (HSA)

  6. Filing Requirements for Most Taxpayers

  7. Filing Requirements for Dependents

  8. Other Situations When You Must File a 2008 Return

  9. Adoption Credit

  10. Section 179 Expense


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  11. FICA (SS & Medicare) Wage Base

  12. Student Loan Interest Deduction

  13. Qualifying Child

  14. Dependent Care Credit Limitations

  15. Education Credits Comparison

  16. Hope & Life Time Credit Phaseout

  17. Social Security Payback

  18. Earned Income Credit

  19. Earned Income Credit in a Nutshell

  20. Exemption Amounts


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  21. Phaseout Points for Exemptions

  22. Domestic Production Activities Deduction

  23. Kiddie Tax

  24. Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

  25. Gift Tax Exclusion

  26. 401(K) Contribution Limits

  27. Long-term capital Gains & Qualifying Dividends

  28. Savings Bond/Higher Education Expense Exclusion

  29. Itemized Deduction Phaseout Points

  30. Long-term Care Premiums


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  31. Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)

  32. Where to Deduct Interest Expense?

  33. Standard Mileage Rates

  34. Estate Exemption

  35. Tax Rate Schedules - Single

  36. Tax Rate Schedules - Head of Household

  37. Tax Rate Schedules - Married Filing Separately

  38. Tax Rate Schedules - Married Filing Jointly or Qualifying Widow(er)

  39. Corporate Tax Rates

  40. Estate and Trust Tax Rates


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  41. Traditional IRA Limits

  42. Phaseout of IRA Deductions

  43. Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - General

  44. Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Medical

  45. Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Dependent Care

  46. Employee Stock Purchase Plans (ESPP)

  47. Incentive Stock Options (ISO)

  48. Non-Qualified Stock Options (NQSO)

  49. First-time Homebuyer Credit

  50. Tax Preparer's Due Diligence Requirements for EITC


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Courtesy: IRS.gov, Intuit & Drake Software