Combine Two Queries Into One

Thank you for looking at my question,

I have a query  in MS Access 2013 that I know contains more than one contract against item

qryContracts_Current
Select Item, Contract, StartDate, EndDate, Value
From tblContracts
Where EndDate > Now();

To find the multiple contracts I did a count of the instances of each item no ...

qryContracts_Multiple
Select Item, Count of Item
From qryContracts_Current
Group By qryContracts_Current.Item;
Where Count of Item>1;

... and then re-queried the original query vs the multiples query

qryContracts_Multi_Detail
Select qryContracts_Multiple.Item, qryContracts_Current.*
FROM qryContracts_Current_Multiple INNER JOIN qryContracts_Current ON qryContracts_Current_Multiple.Item = qryContracts_Current.Item;


It strikes me that, if I were a little more experienced/sophisticated I should be able to achieve the same result with one query or at most two.

Could somebody show me how to do this more efficiently please?
Gary CroxfordOperations Support AnalystAsked:
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
Select Item, Contract, StartDate, EndDate, Value, count(Item) as Cnt
From tblContracts
Where EndDate > Now()
Group By  Item, Contract, StartDate, EndDate, Value
Having count(Item) > 1

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Gary CroxfordOperations Support AnalystAuthor Commented:
Excellent, Thank you
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