For over 20 years the Pratt & Kulsrud Taxation series has provided educators, students, and professionals alike with an engaging and clear presentation and examples of tax law. The series has consistently held to the principle that the key to learning taxation is an understanding of the underlying purpose for each and every rule. For this reason, the authors and editors have made a concerted effort to provide the background, both a conceptual and historical foundation, which they feel is essential to understanding. This edition continues the tradition of excellence with timely updates reflecting the latest in tax laws, integration of TaxCut and rich online resources for instructors.
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Table of Contents
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO THE FEDERAL TAX SYSTEM. 1. An Overview of Federal Taxation. 2. Tax Practice and Research. 3. Taxable Entities, Tax Formula, Introduction to Property Transactions. 4. Personal and Dependency Exemptions; Filing Status; Determination of Tax for an Individual; Filing Requirements. Part II: GROSS INCOME. 5. Gross Income. 6. Gross Income: Inclusions and Exclusions. Part III: DEDUCTIONS AND LOSSES. 7. Overview of Deductions and Losses. 8. Employee Business Expenses. 9. Capital Recovery: Depreciation, Amortization, and Depletion. 10. Certain Business Deductions and Losses. 11. Itemized Deductions. 12. Deductions for Certain Investment Expenses and Losses. Part IV: ALTERNATIVE MINIMUM TAX AND TAX CREDITS. 13. The Alternative Minimum Tax and Tax Credits. Part V: PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS. 14. Property Transactions: Basis Determination and Recognition of Gain or Loss. 15. Nontaxable Exchanges. 16. Property Transactions: Capital Gains and Losses. 17. Property Transactions: Dispositions of Trade or Business Property. Part VI: EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION AND RETIREMENT PLANS. 18. Employee Compensation and Retirement Plans. Part VII: CORPORATE TAXATION. 19. Corporations: Formation and Operation. 20. Corporate Distributions, Redemptions and Liquidations. 21. Taxation of Corporate Accumulations. Part VIII: FLOW-THROUGH ENTITIES. 22. Taxation of Partnerships and Partners. 23. S Corporations. Part IX: FAMILY TAX PLANNING. 24. The Federal Transfer Taxes. 25. Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts. 26. Family Tax Planning. Appendices: Appendix A. Tax Rate Schedules and Tables. Appendix B. Tax Forms. Appendix C. Modified ACRS Tables. Appendix D. Continuous Individual Tax Return Problems and Two Comprehensive Individual Tax Return Problems for 2008. Appendix E. Glossary of Tax Terms.