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PART 1: ORGANIZATION.
Chapter 1: Business Organization.
Chapter 2: Tax Year and Accounting Methods.
Chapter 3: Recordkeeping for Business Income and Deductions.
PART 2: BUSINESS INCOME AND LOSSES.
Chapter 4: Income or Loss from Business Operations.
Chapter 5: Capital Gains and Losses.
Chapter 6: Gains and Losses from Sales of Business Property.
PART 3: BUSINESS DEDUCTIONS AND CREDITS.
Chapter 7: Car and Truck Expenses.
Chapter 8: Repairs and Maintenance.
Chapter 9: Bad Debts.
Chapter 10: Rents.
Chapter 11: Taxes and Interest.
Chapter 12: First-Year Expensing and Depreciation, Amortization, and Depletion.
Chapter 13: Retirement Plans.
Chapter 14: Casualty and Theft Losses.
Chapter 15: Home Office Deductions.
Chapter 16: Medical Coverage and Other Deductions.
Chapter 17: Deductions for Alternative Minimum Tax.
Chapter 18: Roundup of Tax Credits.