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FULLY UPDATED FOR 2018 TAX LAW & TCJA REFORM
The bold and innovative McGraw-Hill Taxation series is now the most widely adopted code-based Tax title across the country instructors. It’s apparent why the clear, organized, and engaging delivery of content, paired with the most current and robust tax code updates, is used by more than 600 schools.
The breadth of the topical coverage, the storyline approach to presenting the material, the emphasis on the tax and nontax consequences of multiple parties involved in transactions, and the integration of financial and tax accounting topics make this book ideal for the modern tax curriculum.
- Storyline Approach: Each chapter begins with a storyline that introduces a set of characters or a business entity facing specific tax-related situations. Examples related to the storyline allow students to learn the code in context.
- Integrated Examples: In addition to providing examples in-context, we provide "What if" scenarios within many examples to illustrate how variations in the facts might or might not change the answers.
- More than 100 Videos: Guided Example hint videos provide students with on-demand walk-throughs of key Tax topics, offering narrated, animated, step-by-step solutions to algorithmic variants for select exercises similar to those assigned.
- Conversational Writing Style, Superior Organization, and Real-World Focus
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Edition description:||11th ed.|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Ed Outslay, a professor of accounting in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems at Michigan State University, received a B.A. from Furman University and an M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. He teaches graduate classes in corporate taxation, multiunit enterprises, accounting for income taxes, and international taxation. His many awards for teaching and service include ATA/Deloitte Teaching Innovations Award, the Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award and the Lifetime Service Award from the American Taxation Association. He has also received several awards for his baseball coaching.
John Robinson earned a J.D. from and Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Michigan and holds a chair in the business department at Texas A&M University, where he teaches courses on individual and corporate taxation and advanced accounting. He has taught at the University of Kansas and the University of Texas at Austin, and he has served as an academic fellow on the Securities and Exchange Commission. A former president of American Taxation Association, his numerous awards include the Henry A. Bubb Award for outstanding teaching and the Outstanding Service Award from the ATA. His research and scholarly publishing involve a broad variety of topics involving financial accounting, mergers and acquisitions, and the influence of taxes on financial structures and performance.
Brian Spilker teaches taxation at Brigham Young University where he received both B.S. and M.A.cc degrees. After work experience at a major tax firm, he earned his Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin. He has won numerous professional awards, including awards for innovative teaching and use of technology in the classroom. His research on tax information search and professional judgment have appeared in key scholarly journals of accountancy.
Ben Ayers, dean of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia, received an M.T.A. and B.S. from the University of Alabama. and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. A tax manager and a contract manager before he earned his doctorate, he is the recipient of 11 teaching awards at the school, college, and university levels, including the Richard B. Russell Undergraduate Teaching Award and Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award. His research interests include the effects of taxation on firm structure, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets, and he has published articles in major journals of accounting, law, and economics.
Ron Worsham teaches taxation in the graduate, undergraduate, M.B.A., and Executive M.B.A. programs at Brigham Young University, where he is an associate professor in the School of Accountancy. Before earning his Ph.D. at the University of Florida, he received both B.S. and M.A.cc (tax emphasis) degrees from Brigham Young University and worked as a tax consultant, earning his C.P.A. license. He has been honored for outstanding innovation in the classroom at Brigham Young University, and has published academic research in the areas of taxpayer compliance and professional tax judgment, as well as legal research in a variety of areas.
John Barrick, an associate professor in the Marriott School at Brigham Young University, served as an accountant at the United States Congress Joint Committee on Taxation during the 110th and 111th Congresses. He received both B.S. and M.A.cc degrees from Brigham Young University, and, after his professional work experience, earned his Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in taxation, and his scholarly research and publications explore issues relating to tax corporate political activity.
Connie Weaver is a professor of accounting at Texas A&M University, where she teaches taxation in the accounting and the executive M.B.A. program. She received a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.P.A. from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Ph.D. from Arizona State University. A tax manager who became a licensed C.P.A. before entering the Ph.D. program, she is the recipient of several teaching awards, including the 2006 American Taxation Association/Deloitte Teaching Innovations award. The senior editor of The Journal of the American Taxation Association, her publishing and research interests include the effects of tax and financial incentives on corporate decisions and reporting.
Table of Contents
Part I: Introduction to Taxation
1. An Introduction to Tax
2. Tax Compliance, the IRS, and Tax Authorities
3. Tax Planning Strategies and Related Limitations
Part II: Individual Taxation
4. Individual Income Tax Overview, Dependents, and Filing Status
5. Gross Income and Exclusions
6. Individual For AGI Deductions
7. Individual From AGI Deductions
8. Individual Income Tax Computation and Tax Credits
Part III: Business-Related Transactions
9. Business Income, Deductions, and Accounting Methods
10. Property Acquisition and Cost Recovery
11. Property Dispositions
Part IV: Entity Overview and Taxation of C Corporations
12. Entities Overview
13. Corporate Formations and Operations
14. Corporate Nonliquidating and Liquidating Distributions
Part V: Taxation of Flow-Through Entities
15. Forming and Operating Partnerships
16. Dispositions of Partnership Interests and Partnership Distributions
17. S Corporations