Collecting and owning antiques and collectibles can be pleasurable, but can also create business and tax issues which require an understanding of the possible choices available and the making of well informed decisions. This book addresses these issues, and outlines the choices and responses. Written for both the expert and non-expert, this book, which answers questions you may not even have thought of, is an important addition to any collectibles library and is a must for anyone associated with antiques and collectibles. There are sections included on keeping records, acquiring antiques and collectibles, antiques and your estate, ownership issues, trading collectibles, private annuities, establishing values and disposing of your collection, appraising and grading, insurance protection, and liquidating antiques and collectibles. If you are an antiques dealer, a collector, or an investor, and if antiques and collectibles are your day-to-day business, this book will be invaluable.Kelly, John is the author of 'Business & Tax Guide for Antique Collectibles' with ISBN 9781574323719 and ISBN 1574323717.