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Concepts in Federal Taxation 2020 (with Intuit ProConnect Tax Online 2020 and RIA Checkpoint 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card) / Edition 27

Concepts in Federal Taxation 2020 (with Intuit ProConnect Tax Online 2020 and RIA Checkpoint 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card) / Edition 27

by Kevin E. Murphy, Mark Higgins


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Master the concepts behind today's federal taxation using the balanced, conceptual approach in Murphy/Higgins' CONCEPTS IN FEDERAL TAXATION 2020. You examine the latest tax codes and most recent changes for the current tax year in a clear, straightforward approach that prepares you for success on the CPA Exam. You learn the unifying concepts behind the Internal Revenue Code rather than memorizing details of the Code. Concepts and applications appear in brief, comprehensible segments that are ideal for CPA Exam review. In addition, examples relate concepts to familiar business scenarios with more opportunities for practice than any other book of this kind. CengageNOWv2 online homework tool helps optimizes study. Intuit ProConnect software and RIA Checkpoint Student Edition from Thomson Reuters also provide practice working with professional tax tools as you strengthen your understanding of taxation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780357110362
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/16/2019
Edition description: 27th ed.
Pages: 936
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

A professor emeritus at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Kevin E. Murphy earned his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his B.S. and M.S. in accounting at Utah State University. He has published articles in the Journal of the American Taxation Association and The Journal of Accounting Education. Dr. Murphy is a member of the American Accounting Association and the American Taxation Association.

Dr. Mark Higgins is Dean of the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee and his B.S. and M.S. in accounting at the University of South Carolina. He has articles published in Accounting Historians Journal, Journal of Accounting Education, Taxation for Accountants, Critical Perspectives in Accounting, Journal of Legal Tax Research, The CPA Journal and The Tax Adviser. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

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. Non-recognition 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. Appendix A: Tax Return Problem. Appendix B: Tax Rate Schedules and Tax Tables. Appendix C: Statements on Standards for Tax Service (available online) Appendix D: How to Decode the Code Glossary Index

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