Author: Joseph Bankman,Thomas D. Griffith,Katherine Pratt
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
For an effective combination of examples and explanations and the proper tone to illuminate tax law and policy, turn to this proven study guide. FEDERAL INCOME TAX: Examples & Explanations, Fourth Edition, gives students a clear understanding of the Code and Regulations without oversimplifying the topic. The authors build a secure platform for understanding:unique Examples & Explanations series style combines textual material with well-written examples, explanations, and questions to test student comprehension of the materials and to provide practice in applying information to fact patternscomprehensive coverage combines cases, statutory, and regulatory analysiscompatibility with a wide variety of casebooksclear and straightforward writing style helps to demystify a difficult and intimidating subjectExam Appendix includes eight actual law school exams, complete with suggested answersnumerous policy questions appear throughout the textlogical organization helps students progress through the materialhelpful introductions explain the concepts to be studiedThe book has been thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition:reflects changes in the tax law since 2001, including those resulting from the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003, the Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2004, and the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004.includes new and updated examples and explanationsThousands of students have already benefited from the clarity and quality of FEDERAL INCOME TAX: Examples & Explanations. Be sure to recommend the Fourth Edition to your students.
This was the first book to put the American federal income tax into its historical and political context. Acclaimed upon publication as a necessary supplement to the work of Seligman and Seidman, it is still an essential work. Erwin R. Griswald was among the first to recognize this book's value. In the Harvard Law Review he wrote "[t]here is very little in this book that will help a lawyer win a case...[y]et there is much of practical value, a clear picture of the forest which might otherwise escape the lawyer bent on dissecting the trees." He predicted correctly that "[t]here is a mass of fact and comment that will make the book a standard work of reference for many a year to come" (53:1218).
When a casebook maintains its popularity edition after edition, as Andrews' has, you know it has proven its effectiveness. for an intelligent overview of basix taxation, there is still no better source than Basic Federal Income Taxation, now in its Fifth Edition. You'll find the features that have made the casebook so successful: author William Andrews is a leading scholar in tax law thoughtful presentation that goes beyond drilling students on IRC provisions by offering cases, notes, problems, and policy approaches to give students a solid conceptual foundation, no matter how the Code changes interesting cases that capture student attention and enliven instructors' presentation in-depth coverage of a broad range of topics, including capital gains in a trimmer, more focused book. Basic Federal Income Taxation, Fifth Edition, now offers: coverage of new Code provisions and cases a completely rewritten section on capital gains, in light of the reemergence of this issue an engrossing preview of new tax proposals being debated, such as the flat tax, and what would be involved in revamping the current Code a more concise text with a sharper focus on the material
Joseph Bankman,Daniel N. Shaviro,Kirk J. Stark,Edward D. Kleinbard
Author: Joseph Bankman,Daniel N. Shaviro,Kirk J. Stark,Edward D. Kleinbard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Building on and adding to the strengths of its predecessors, the new 17th Edition of Federal Income Taxation continues the legacy of its original authors, Boris Bittker, Lawrence M. Stone and William A. Klein, in presenting complex material in an easy to understand way. With leading tax scholars Bankman, Shaviro, Stark and now Kleinbard at the helm of this widely popular book, the book continues to offer an accessible format, bridging the gap between theory and practice, and presenting a variety of perspectives: historical, economic, political, and international. New cases have been added, including more recent older cases (such as Cesarini v. United States), and new chapters have been included on Public and Private Sphere, Debt, Economic Substance, and Law and Poverty.
Emanuel CrunchTime provides a comprehensive topic breakdown and critical information review all in one tool. The application flow charts can be used all semester long, but the capsule summaries are ideal for exam preparation. Each title offers capsule summaries of major points of law and critical issues, exam tips for identifying common traps and pitfalls, sample exam and essay questions with model answers, and recommended approaches for crafting essays that will get winning grades! Emanuel CrunchTime Series Features: Capsule summary of subject matterCondensed format Flow charts illustrate major concepts Multiple-choice questions with answers Essay questions with model answers
This volume contains a review and analysis of the original series of income tax laws enacted in the U.S. during the Civil War period. Topics discussed include the backgrounds of the acts, the controversy over direct vs. indirect taxes, and the extent to which these provisions are incorporated into the present system of taxation.
A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures
Author: William A. Klein,Joseph Bankman,Daniel N. Shaviro
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
The latest edition of this classic casebook continues to integrate theory with policy, making the study of Federal Income Taxation challenging but accessible. Both students and instructors will appreciate how the authors cover a wealth of new material--and all the fundamentals of individual taxation--in a manageable length. Federal Income Taxation, Thirteenth Edition, retains the strengths that have made it such a highly regarded casebook: - problems interspersed with notes and questions, to reinforce the text and hold student interest - built on the foundation established by original author Boris Bittker, with the current author team among the best scholars of the present day - unique introduction provides insightful historical background and some brief economic analysis - integration of theory and policy throughout the text makes the book intellectually stimulating while demonstrating real-world applicationsScrupulously updated for its Thirteenth Edition, the book now includes: - the 2001 Tax Act, and other major legislation that will have long-term effects on the code - new developments in corporate tax shelters - the reversal of the Compaq case, a setback to IRS efforts to crack down on corporate tax shelters - major new cases: - Chamales v. Commissioner, Henderson v. Commissioner, and Wayne Baseball, Inc. v. Commissioner on personal deductions, exemptions, and credits - Popov v. Commissioner on allowances for mixed business and personal outlays - PNC Bancorp v. Commissioner, Exacto Spring Corp. v. Commissioner, Kenseth v. Commissioner on deductions for the costs of earning income - fully revised Teacher's Manual with sample syllabi and atransition guideFor a subject as important as Federal Income Taxation, be sure to consider the casebook that has demystified taxation for generations of students. Examine Federal Income Taxation, Thirteenth Edition, before you select materials for your next course.
Essentials of Federal Income Taxation for Individuals and Business by Linda M. Johnson features an easy-reading, straightforward forms approach that is both simple and direct without complex legal language. It introduces basic tax concepts and then fully illustrates them with clear examples and helpful filled-in forms. Organized to save time, Essentials of Federal Income Taxation builds a firm foundation on which to build students' knowledge and understanding of the tax issues which will affect them throughout their careers.
Committee Print, Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives
Author: Bill Archer,William V. Roth, Jr.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Describes 1997 law and various tax restructuring proposals with respect to individuals and families, and provides an analysis of issues relating to tax restructuring and the impact on individuals and families. Provides a description of present-law provisions relating to the individual income tax, payroll taxes, estate and gift taxes, and certain excise taxes. Describes the proposed tax restructuring alternatives. Analyzes issues relating to tax restructuring proposals and the taxation of individuals and families. Provides data on the marriage penalty or bonus under the Fed. income tax, and data on income and payroll tax liabilities of median income families.
This casebook has helped law students learn about income taxation for a decade, presenting the material in an engaging, appealing, and humorous format. This book introduces students to many of the materials a tax lawyer uses in practice cases, revenue rulings, private letter rulings, committee reports, Joint Committee Prints, a Congressional colloquy, and even an Order dismissing a criminal indictment, for prosecutorial misconduct. New updates include coverage of various contemporary issues such as the subprime mortgage crisis, and the availability of a medical expense deduction for assisted living fees, or a sex change operation.
This problem set is designed to accompany, Federal Income Taxation, 6th. The problems are organized to correspond with the chapter and section headings of the text and, in general, the solutions can be found within the material presented in those sections text and the Code and Regulations. However, the problems can be used with any text on this subject. The primary text is also supported by a comprehensive Teacher's Manual.