Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Taxation, 6th Ed. / Edition 6

Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Taxation, 6th Ed. / Edition 6

by Joseph Bankman, Thomas D. Griffith, Katherine Pratt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735599556

ISBN-13: 9780735599550

Pub. Date: 08/02/2011

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

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:

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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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735599550
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
08/02/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
597
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Introduction

Ch. 2. Some Characteristics of Gross Income

Ch. 3. Problems of Timing

Ch. 4. Personal Deductions, Exemptions, and Credits

Ch. 5. Deductions for the Costs of Earning Income

Ch. 6. Mixed Personal and Business Expenditures

Ch. 7. Income Shifting

Ch. 8. Capital Gains and Losses

Exam Appendix

Table of Cases

Table of Internal Revenue Code Sections

Table of Treasury Regulations

Table of Other Administrative Pronouncements

Topical Index

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