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
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).
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
Author: Joseph Bankman,Thomas D. Griffith,Katherine Pratt
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Using the proven technique of the Examples & Explanations series, this comprehensive guide combines textual material with well-written examples, explanations, and questions to test student comprehension of the materials and provide them with practice in applying information to fact patterns. Thorough in its coverage, Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Tax, Fifth Edition, makes use of case, statutory, and regulatory analysis to provide students with a complete understanding of Federal Income Tax Law. Special attributes of this highly regarded paperback include: Compatibility with numerous casebooks - students can use this guide to supplement any tax casebook Clarity - clear and straightforward writing and logical organization style help to demystify a difficult and intimidating subject Lucid introductions that prepare students for the concepts that follow Numerous policy questions are interspersed throughout text Sample final examinations - the Exam Appendix includes eight actual law school exams with suggested answers With updated examples and explanations and added visual aids, the Fifth Edition offers: New material on IRC amendments made by recent statutes, including the Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007, the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005, the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005, the Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005, and the Energy Policy Act of 2005. New material on recent income tax cases, including Murphy, Lattera, and O'Donnabhain Expanded coverage of various topics, including the alternative minimum tax, cancellation of indebtedness income, and the tax consequences of gambling and on-line games New material on policy topics, including the federal budget outlook Give your students the extra explanations they need: Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Tax, Fifth Edition, provides an excellent supplement for any casebook and will help students understand and apply difficult concepts.
This casebook provides detailed information on federal income taxation. It includes selected cases designed to illustrate the development of a body of law on a particular subject. Text and explanatory materials designed for law study accompany the cases.
Author: James J. Freeland,Daniel J. Lathrope,Stephen A. Lind,Richard B. Stephens
Publisher: Foundation Press
Adopted at over 100 schools, this casebook provides detailed information on federal income taxation, with specific assignments to the Internal Revenue Code, selected cases, and administrative rulings from the Internal Revenue Service. The revised and updated Seventeenth Edition retains the book's long standing format and much of its prior materials, but it is updated to reflect recent events including all legislative developments, especially the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (Pub. L. 112-240). The new edition contains coverage of revised tax rates, changes in the cost recovery system (§§ 179 and 168(k)), revised regulations on capitalization, extension of expiring tax provisions, restoration of indirect rate increases through the phase out of itemized deductions and personal exemptions, and the new Medicare tax on unearned income (§ 1411). The Text is accompanied by an extensive Teachers' Manual containing answers to the problems, comments on cases not contained in the text, and suggestions on teaching the course.
Boris I. Bittker,Lawrence M. Stone,William A. Klein
This Understanding treatise is designed to supplement any federal income taxation casebook. Divided into five distinct sections, Understanding Federal Income Taxation addresses in detail the fundamental questions raised in individual income tax courses: • What items of economic income or gain will be includable in gross income? • What items of expense will be allowable as deductions? • When must items of income and deduction be reported? • Who is the taxpayer, i.e., who will be taxed on the income and who is entitled to the deductions? • What is the character of the items of income and loss? Each section contains helpful overviews of all relevant topics. Throughout the overviews, the authors include numerous concrete examples demonstrating the application of specific concepts, statutes, regulations, and cases. In addition, each overview contains synopses of leading cases.
As with the previous editions, the authors have tried to prepare materials that will help students cope with a confusing mass of legislation by seeing the minutiae of the Code as reflections of basic concepts and recurring problems of income taxation. The authors continue to treat the income and deduction aspects of particular kinds of payments-especially interest-together, a technique they see as essential if students are to understand what is at stake in particular controversies.
This accessible casebook combines a strong problems approach with a sufficient level of policy considerations to provide a coherent structure for understanding the law. Designed to facilitate teaching and learning, Basic Federal Incom Taxation uses text, tightly-edited cases, and problems to drive the exploration of the fieldcovers all the major topics of basic Federal Income Taxation in a concise presentationoffers an outstanding group of problems brief ones to test understanding and more in-depth ones to engagedeftly integrates policy issues and tax procedure to enlighten, instead of overwhelming is organized for readability, each major heading is followed by references to the associated Code and regulationsfacilitates case analysis through explanatory text that introduces the factual context for most cases, as well as notes after the casessupplies basic background on financial theory, such as discounting, cash flows, and internal rates of return and original issue discountincludes a glossary of terms at the end of the book The casebook prepares for practice by: discussing the rules of practice before the IRS offering practical advice regarding the appropriate level of aggressiveness when representing a taxpayerpresenting examples of primary tax forms filed by individualsproviding selected examples from different countries to awaken interest in comparative law
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.
Announcing the long-awaited revision of noted tax expert Bill Andrews; corporate tax casebook! New co-author Alan Feld joins Professor Andrews in meticulously updating FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION OF CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS to reflect the latest statutory changes through 1993, As well as new cases and developments in corporate tax. The Third Edition features: more international cases, such as Gulf Oil Corp. v. Commissioner, affording more opportunities to explore complex transactions numerous new cases selected for currency and pedagogy discussion of leveraged buyouts and related trends of the 1980s-put into perspective thorough treatment of the important new rate advantage for long term capital gains, especially with regard to discussion of redemption transactions This new edition maintains the overall organization of previous editions. The authors begin with a general introduction that deals with early stock dividend cases And The repeal of the General Utilities doctrine. They then consider reorganization and related non-recognized provisions-before examining distributions to shareholders and corporate taxable income. This very effective approach immerses students early in the interplay of complex transactions, statutes, and unpredictable interpretations; introduces court-made doctrines in their original setting; and gives students a realistic context for studying corporate tax concepts. For skillful analysis of corporate tax policy, adopt FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION OF CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS, Third Edition. Its insightful Teacher's Manual completes a truly outstanding teaching package.
Code and Regulations--Selected Sections as of June 1, 2008
Author: Martin B. Dickinson
Category: Business & Economics
CCH's Federal Income Tax: Code and Regulations--Selected Sections provides a selection of the Internal Revenue Code and Treasury Regulations pertaining to income tax. This popular volume reflects the collective judgment of seven distinguished tax teachers and provides an effective mix of official materials for individual and business undergraduate and graduate tax courses offered in law and business schools. It provides in one volume, the provisions most commonly addressed in income tax courses The book's highly readable 7-1/2" x 10" oversized page format make it easier to read for both professor and student. The book is an attractive alternative to the full text of the multi-volume Internal Revenue Code and Income Tax Regulations.
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