Early Attempts at Income Taxation 101
The Present Income Tax Law 102
Introduction – General Principles –
Definitions
103
Classification of Taxpayers 104
Purpose of the Income Tax Return – Withholding
and Estimated Tax
105
Accounting Period -The Taxable Year 106
Accounting Methods 107
The Cash Basis 108
The Accrual Basis 109
Change in Accounting Method 110
When to File the Income Tax Return 111
Penalties 112
Installment Payment of Tax 112A
Where and How To File Manual and Electronic
Filing
113
Who Must File a Return 114
Joint Return of Husband & Wife 115
Separate Return of Husband & Wife 116
Who is considered as “Married”? 117
Special Provision for Married Persons Living
Apart
118
Minors 119
The Tax Return Forms and Schedules 120
Payment of the Tax 121
Section II
Introduction 122
Gross Income 123
Deductions from Gross Income 124
Adjusted Gross Income 125
Deductions from Adjusted Gross Income 126
Taxable Income 127
Tax Credits 128
The Filing Requirements for Special Taxpayers 129