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Concepts in Federal Taxation 2010 / Edition 17

Concepts in Federal Taxation 2010 / Edition 17

by Kevin E. Murphy, Mark Higgins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324828241

ISBN-13: 9780324828245

Pub. Date: 04/15/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Murphy/Higgins's CONCEPTS IN FEDERAL TAXATION 2010 offers students a better way to learn tax - through a conceptual approach. This approach presents taxation as a small number of unifying concepts. Once students understand these concepts, they can apply them to specific tax rules and to basic aspects of everyday economic life. The authors present the latest tax

Overview


Murphy/Higgins's CONCEPTS IN FEDERAL TAXATION 2010 offers students a better way to learn tax - through a conceptual approach. This approach presents taxation as a small number of unifying concepts. Once students understand these concepts, they can apply them to specific tax rules and to basic aspects of everyday economic life. The authors present the latest tax changes in a clear and straightforward manner so that students are not overwhelmed with technical detail. The text introduces students to individual taxation and covers business entities at the end. Concept Checks throughout this edition present material in comprehensible segments, ideal for CPA Exam review. Examples, appearing frequently throughout the text, relate concepts to familiar business scenarios using an engaging discussion and answer format. Murphy/Higgins's CONCEPTS IN FEDERAL TAXATION 2010 promises more exercises than any other text of its kind for the practice students need. H&R Block's TaxCut software and Checkpoint Student Edition from Thomson Reuters are packaged with each new copy of this text to provide your students with additional professional experience!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324828245
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/15/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
936
Product dimensions:
0.35(w) x 0.43(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE TAX LAW. 1. Federal Income Taxation -An Overview. 2. Income Tax Concepts. PART II: GROSS INCOME. 3. Income Sources. 4. Income Exclusions. PART III: DEDUCTIONS. 5. Introduction to Business Expenses. 6. Business Expenses. 7. Losses: Deductions and Limitations. 8. Taxation of Individuals. PART IV: PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS. 9. Acquisitions of Property. 10. Cost Recovery on Property: Depreciation, Depletion, and Amortization. 11. Property Dispositions. 12. Nonrecognition Transactions. PART V: INCOME TAX ENTITIES. 13. Choice of Business Entity - General Tax and Nontax Factors/Formation. 14. Choice of Business Entity - Operations and Distributions. 15. Choice of Business Entity - Other Considerations. PART VI: TAX RESEARCH. 16. Tax Research. APPENDICES. A. Tax Return Problem. B. Tax Rate Schedules and Tax Tables. C. Tax Forms. D. Statements on Standards for Tax Services.

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