CCH's 1041 Express Answers is the ideal quick-answer tool for busy tax practitioners who prepare fiduciary income tax returns. Updated annually, 1041 Express Answers is a spiral-bound resource that helps practitioners prepare Form 1041 tax returns quickly, easily and accurately -- with practical, plain-English guidance that clearly explains the rules and procedures that the preparer needs to know to correctly complete the required tax forms. It is designed specifically for busy tax practitioners who need a ready answer to questions that arise while actually preparing the return. Preparers will benefit from: (1) Compliance oriented, line-by-line approach, so you can quickly get the help you need while completing the return and answering client questions; (2) Plain-English guidance, making the complex rules (and exceptions to the rules) easy to understand and apply; (3) New rules and form changes highlighted, so you can be confident that you're aware of new developments that may affect the 1041 return and can help your clients take advantage of new tax law changes to maximize their tax-saving opportunities and avoid pitfalls; (4) Highly visual, two-color presentation, making it it faster and easier to find the information you need; (5) Charts and tables summarizing important concepts, facts and figures to save you time when you need it most; (6) Quick-reference icons associated with key features, such as Cautions, Examples, Planning Pointers, and Gray Areas, are used throughout to alert you to must-know information. You'll also find references to U.S. Master Tax Guide paragraphs, where you can find additional information on each topic discussed, along with a detailed topical index, and handy tabbed divider sections to help you instantly identify the area you're looking for at a glance. 1041 Express Answers includes one free copy of CCH's bonus Top Federal Tax Issues for 2011 Course, which examines the top new tax issues practitioners will face in the coming year and provides you with an opportunity to earn CPE!