West Federal Taxation 2008: Individual Income Taxes, Professional Version / Edition 31by William H. Hoffman, James E. Smith, Eugene Willis
Pub. Date: 04/18/2007
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Delivering the most thorough coverage available on individual taxation, the 2008 edition of WEST FEDERAL TAXATION: INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES remains the most effective text for mastering the ever-changing Individual Tax Code. Its accessible, comprehensive, and authoritative presentation of the Tax Code and regulations pertaining to the individual taxpayer covers… See more details below
Delivering the most thorough coverage available on individual taxation, the 2008 edition of WEST FEDERAL TAXATION: INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES remains the most effective text for mastering the ever-changing Individual Tax Code. Its accessible, comprehensive, and authoritative presentation of the Tax Code and regulations pertaining to the individual taxpayer covers all major developments in federal taxation--complete with relevant, real-world examples. WFT continues its longstanding emphasis on the importance of careful tax planning and its strong coverage of how taxation is affected by international concerns. It offers opportunities to sharpen critical-thinking and writing skills as well as Internet exercises that proved valuable hands-on experience using online resources to solve tax issues. More than just a textbook, WFT offers a revolutionary experience. Built around the areas identified as the most important, this total integrated solution delivers ultimate flexibility. It also adheres to the recommendations of the Accounting Education Change Commission (AECC) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
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Table of Contents
PART I: INTRODUCTION AND BASIC TAX MODEL. 1. An Introduction to Taxation and Understanding the Federal Tax Law. 2. Working with the Tax Law. 3. Tax Determination; Personal and Dependency Exemptions; An Overview of Property Transactions. PART II: GROSS INCOME. 4. Gross Income: Concepts and Inclusions. 5. Gross Income: Exclusions. PART III: DEDUCTIONS. 6. Deductions and Losses: In General. 7. Deductions and Losses: Certain Business Expenses and Losses. 8. Depreciation, Cost Recovery, Amortization, and Depletion. 9. Deductions: Employee and Self-Employed-Related Expenses. 10. Deductions and Losses: Certain Itemized Deductions. 11. Passive Activity Losses. PART IV: SPECIAL TAX COMPUTATION METHODS, PAYMENT PROCEDURES, AND TAX CREDITS. 12. Alternative Minimum Tax. 13. Tax Credits and Payment Procedures. PART V: PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS. 14. Property Transactions: Determination of Gain or Loss and Basis Consideration. 15. Property Transactions: Nontaxable Exchanges. 16. Property Transactions: Capital Gains and Losses. 17. Property Transactions: Section 1231 and Recapture Provisions. PART VI: ACCOUNTING PERIODS, ACCOUNTING METHODS, AND DEFERRED COMPENSATION. 18. Accounting Periods and Methods. 19. Deferred Compensation. PART VII: CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS. 20. Corporations and Partnerships. Appendixes. Subject Index.
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