Concepts in Federal Taxation 2009 / Edition 1

Concepts in Federal Taxation 2009 / Edition 1

by Kevin E. Murphy, Mark Higgins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0538882093

ISBN-13: 9780538882095

Pub. Date: 04/15/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning


In Concepts of Federal Taxation, authors Murphy and Higgins take a more conceptual, less technical approach to federal taxation. The conceptual approach presents taxation as a small number of unifying concepts - overriding principals that apply to all specific tax rules and regulations. These concepts define tax! Therefore, by knowing the underlying concepts that…  See more details below

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In Concepts of Federal Taxation, authors Murphy and Higgins take a more conceptual, less technical approach to federal taxation. The conceptual approach presents taxation as a small number of unifying concepts - overriding principals that apply to all specific tax rules and regulations. These concepts define tax! Therefore, by knowing the underlying concepts that shape tax law, students can understand the wide range of tax rules and regulations without having to commit every one to memory!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538882095
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/15/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1002
Product dimensions:
8.87(w) x 11.26(h) x 1.43(d)

Table of Contents


FOUNDATIONS OF THE TAX LAW. 1. Federal Income Tax - An Overview. 2. Income Tax Concepts. GROSS INCOME. 3. Income Sources. 4. Income Exclusions. DEDUCTIONS. 5. Introduction to Business Expenses. 6. Business Expenses. 7. Losses - Deductions and Limitations. 8. Taxation of Individuals. PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS. 9. Acquisitions of Property. 10. Cost Recovery on Property: Depreciation, Depletion, and Amortization. 11. Property Dispositions. 12. Nonrecognition Transactions. INCOME TAX ENTITIES. 13. Choice of Business Entity - Part I. 14. Choice of Business Entity - Part II. TAX RESEARCH. 15. Tax Research. Appendix A. Tax Rate Schedules and Tax Tables. Appendix B. Tax Return Problem. Appendix C. Tax Forms. Appendix C. Statements on Responsibilities in Tax Practice. Glossary. Index.

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