2004 CCH Tax Guide For Journalists Now Available

Popular Guide Offers Specialized Help for Journalists, Photographers

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., January 22, 2004) -- CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of tax and business law information and software, has released the eleventh edition of its free booklet, CCH Tax Guide for Journalists.

CCH Tax Guide for Journalists was developed specifically for print and electronic news reporters, photographers, freelance writers and others who write for a living. The plain-language booklet has been updated to include changes in the tax laws and regulations from 2003, including those that specifically affect journalists and home office-based professionals who write for a living.

The new edition of the Guide provides quick, easy-to-find information for completing 2003 tax returns. In addition, it provides valuable guidance for the 2004 tax year.

Other topics covered in the CCH Tax Guide for Journalists include: business expenses; foreign correspondents living abroad; income from prizes; awards and copyrights; libel insurance; online service fees; strike pay and union dues and home office deductions.

Authored by CCHs Mark Luscombe, tax attorney, CPA and principal federal tax analyst, CCH Tax Guide for Journalists also includes a glossary of tax terms and helpful information for tax planning, understanding IRS audits and choosing a tax preparer.

In addition, the booklet outlines complimentary services CCH provides for working journalists, such as research assistance, access to knowledgeable topic experts, reference materials and fact checking.

For a free print copy of CCH Tax Guide for Journalists, contact Leslie Bonacum at CCH INCORPORATED through e-mail: mediahelp@cch.com or phone 847-267-7153. Reporters may also request a copy through the CCH Press Center located at cch.com.

For journalists covering tax and personal finance issues, CCH also has released its 2004 Whole Ball of Tax. For the most updated information in the kit, please visit www.cch.com/wbot2004.

About CCH INCORPORATED

CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served four generations of tax and business professionals and their clients. The company produces more than 700 electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities, human resources, health care and small business markets. CCH is a Wolters Kluwer company. The CCH web site can be accessed at cch.com.

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