The online trading of stocks, commodities and other financial products has grown enormously over the past years. Many of the investors and day traders are so preoccupied with the complex business of trading and learning new software that they have ignored the tax implications of these trades. They are now beginning to realize that by fully understanding the tax implications they will make more informed trading decisions to maximize profits and limit losses. User-friendly features including checklists and forms appear in a handy reference format to provide quick and accurate answers. Features a wide range of topics such as commodities futures and alternative taxing methods. Shows how accountants can effectively advise their clients for maximum benefit.