Book Description: Reduce your tax burden with the only "know how" guide to deductions for professionals. WINNER of the Publishers Marketing Association's Benjamin Franklin Award If you're ready to hold on to more of your hard-earned money, turn to Tax Deductions for Professionals. Comprehensive, easy to read and filled with interesting examples, the book is organized into practical categories featuring common deductions, including: start-up and operating expenses health deductions vehicles and travel entertainment and meals home office Plus -- unlike any other book on the market -- Tax Deductions for Professionals can help you choose the best legal structure for your practice, the most important business (and tax) decision you'll make. Learn how to make the right decisions to take full advantage of the deductions available to you. Plus, find out about putting money into retirement accounts, the tax implications of owning the building you work in, and deducting the cost of continuing education, professional fees and other expenses. The new 5th edition is completely updated with the latest tax numbers and laws for 2009 returns.