CCH Tax Guide for Journalists 2012 Now Available

Popular Guide Offers Up-to-date, Specialized Tax Help for Journalists in Print, Online, eBook Formats

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., February 21, 2012) – CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services, has released the 19th edition of its free resource, CCH Tax Guide for Journalists ( Developed specifically for print and electronic news reporters, photographers, freelance writers, professional bloggers and others who write for a living, CCH Tax Guide for Journalists is a plain-language resource that provides quick, easy-to-find information for completing 2011 tax returns, as well as valuable, up-to-date guidance for the 2012 tax year. The Guide is available as a print booklet, in eBook format and online at

The 2012 edition of the Guide has been updated to include the changes in the tax laws and regulations from 2011, including those that specifically affect journalists and home office-based professionals who write for a living. 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 CCH Principal Federal Tax Analyst Mark Luscombe, JD, LLM, CPA, 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 Guide outlines complimentary services CCH provides for working journalists, such as access to research assistance, knowledgeable topic experts, reference materials and fact checking.

For a free print copy or eBook of CCH Tax Guide for Journalists, contact Brenda Au at, 1-847-267-2046 or Eric Scott at, 1-847-267-2179. Reporters may also place a request through the CCH Press Center located at The online version of the Guide can be accessed at:

For journalists covering tax and personal finance issues, CCH also has released its 2012 Whole Ball of Tax press kit. For the most updated information in the kit, please visit

About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business

CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business ( is the leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading solutions are The ProSystem fx® Suite, CorpSystem®, CCH® IntelliConnect®, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill. Follow us now on Twitter @CCHMediaHelp. Wolters Kluwer ( is a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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