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Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers: Cases and Problems
     

Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers: Cases and Problems

by Stephanie J. Willbanks
 

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If you want to take a problem approach to estate and gift taxation, be sure to consider this new casebook. Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers emphasizes planning and integrates problems with statutes, regulation cases and administrative regulations to create a teachable, accessible casebook.

Instructors will appreciate the casebook's logical, flexible

Overview

If you want to take a problem approach to estate and gift taxation, be sure to consider this new casebook. Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers emphasizes planning and integrates problems with statutes, regulation cases and administrative regulations to create a teachable, accessible casebook.

Instructors will appreciate the casebook's logical, flexible organization:

  • Begins with general introductory chapters covering history and policy, income tax issues, and valuation and calculation of the tax.
  • Discrete sections address gift tax, estate tax, deductions and credits, and generation-skipping tax.
  • Each part of the book is self contained for easy reorganization to fit various teaching approaches.

    The author encourages student comprehension:

  • Ample textual material puts the cases and problems in context.
  • Problems have been extensively class-tested for effectiveness.
  • Emphasis on problem-solving, statutory construction, and policy analysis skills.
  • The casebook is the ideal length for a three-credit basic wealth transfer tax class.
  • Problems foster discussion not only of rules, but also of policy and planning issues.
  • An in-depth Teacher's Manual includes analysis of the cases and problems. For a modern exposition of the full range of tax implications involved in the transfer of wealth, turn to Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers: Cases and Problems.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735540941
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    04/28/2004
    Pages:
    547

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