Individual Income Tax: The Basics and New Changes (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)
The federal individual income tax is certain. The December 2018 issue addresses basic facts about the federal individual income tax and the new changes in taxation laws in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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