Gail Perry is a CPA, financial journalist, author, speaker, and instructor. She is a former senior tax accountant with the Big Four accounting firm, Deloitte, where she provided tax planning services and financial advice to individuals and small businesses. Gail is the author of 30 books and co-author of several more on various aspects of personal finance, taxation, and financial software. Her titles include, Surviving Financial Downsizing: A Practical Guide to Living Well on Less Income (Adams Media), The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Doing Your Income Taxes (Alpha Books), Show Me QuickBooks (Que), TurboTax for Dummies, and Mint.Com for Dummies. She has also written hundreds of articles for newspapers, magazines, and financial Web sites, is a contributing editor at Accounting Today magazine, and was a weekly tax columnist for five years for the Indianapolis Star and Indianapolis News daily newspapers. Gail spent 10 years as a classroom instructor for the Indiana CPA Society and currently teaches a college-level personal finance course on the Internet. She is a former college accounting instructor and has led many live webcasts covering various financial issues.