Author: Jeffrey A. Maine
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2011-09-01
This full-color book of Federal Income Tax Logic Maps, which supports any classroom text, is designed to assist in the understanding of key provisions of the Internal Revenue Code and how those provisions interact and generally flow. Visual aids, including graphic and color cues, offer a step-by-step method to help analyze the tax consequences of many transactions of everyday consequence to taxpayers. Visual references show the interplay among rules and subparts of rules. In some cases, applicable treasury regulations, revenue rulings, and case law are also referenced. The visual format provides a comprehensive overview, allowing students to review the subject quickly prior to final exams.
Author: Shari H. Motro
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2007-06-12
This work is a visual representation of federal income tax law, which shows in a single graphic both the overall system and the relationships between its component parts. Unlike conventional materials, it distills hierarchies, threshold questions, logical sequences, and context into one transparent and comprehensive picture, synthesizing the endless cross-references present in the Internal Revenue Code.
Author: Shari Motro
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2013-06-21
This work is a visual representation of federal income tax law, showing in a single graphic both the overall system and the relationships between its component parts. Unlike conventional materials, it distills hierarchies, threshold questions, logical sequences, and context into one transparent and comprehensive picture, synthesizing the many cross-references present in the Internal Revenue Code.
Author: Molly C. Michelmore
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Release Date: 2011-12-30
Taxes dominate contemporary American politics. Yet while many rail against big government, few Americans are prepared to give up the benefits they receive from the state. In Tax and Spend, historian Molly C. Michelmore examines an unexpected source of this contradiction and shows why many Americans have come to hate government but continue to demand the security it provides. Tracing the development of taxing and spending policy over the course of the twentieth century, Michelmore uncovers the origins of today's antitax and antigovernment politics in choices made by liberal state builders in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. By focusing on two key instruments of twentieth-century economic and social policy, Aid to Families with Dependent Children and the federal income tax, Tax and Spend explains the antitax logic that has guided liberal policy makers since the earliest days of Franklin Roosevelt's presidency. Grounded in careful archival research, this book reveals that the liberal social compact forged during the New Deal, World War II, and the postwar years included not only generous social benefits for the middle class—including Social Security, Medicare, and a host of expensive but hidden state subsidies—but also a commitment to preserve low taxes for the majority of American taxpayers. In a surprising twist on conventional political history, Michelmore's analysis links postwar liberalism directly to the rise of the Republican right in the last decades of the twentieth century. Liberals' decision to reconcile public demand for low taxes and generous social benefits by relying on hidden sources of revenues and invisible kinds of public subsidy, combined with their persistent defense of taxpayer rights and suspicion of "tax eaters" on the welfare rolls, not only fueled but helped create the contours of antistate politics at the core of the Reagan Revolution.
Author: Joseph Bankman
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Release Date: 2008
Using the proven technique of the Examples & Explanations series, this comprehensive guide combines textual material with well-written examples, explanations, and questions to test student comprehension of the materials and provide them with practice in applying information to fact patterns. Thorough in its coverage, Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Tax, Fifth Edition, makes use of case, statutory, and regulatory analysis to provide students with a complete understanding of Federal Income Tax Law. Special attributes of this highly regarded paperback include: Compatibility with numerous casebooks - students can use this guide to supplement any tax casebook Clarity - clear and straightforward writing and logical organization style help to demystify a difficult and intimidating subject Lucid introductions that prepare students for the concepts that follow Numerous policy questions are interspersed throughout text Sample final examinations - the Exam Appendix includes eight actual law school exams with suggested answers With updated examples and explanations and added visual aids, the Fifth Edition offers: New material on IRC amendments made by recent statutes, including the Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007, the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005, the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005, the Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005, and the Energy Policy Act of 2005. New material on recent income tax cases, including Murphy, Lattera, and O'Donnabhain Expanded coverage of various topics, including the alternative minimum tax, cancellation of indebtedness income, and the tax consequences of gambling and on-line games New material on policy topics, including the federal budget outlook Give your students the extra explanations they need: Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Tax, Fifth Edition, provides an excellent supplement for any casebook and will help students understand and apply difficult concepts.
Author: I. Richard Gershon
Release Date: 2015-08-12
This Guide book does not teach substantive tax law, which constantly changes, but rather the language of tax, which largely remains constant. Thus, a student who learns how to read the Internal Revenue Code effectively will be able to understand each new tax reform. To that end, A Student's Guide to the Internal Revenue Code: • Examines statutory organization and language; • Introduces basic tax constants to provide a frame of reference from which to view tax law, no matter what future tax reform might bring; • Teaches how to use and research the cases, regulations, and Internal Revenue proclamations; • Provides numerous problems and exam questions which students can use to test their ability to apply the language of the Internal Revenue Code; and • Provides sample answers to problems and exams for students to monitor their progress. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
Author: Paul R. McDaniel
Publisher: Foundation Press
Release Date: 2010-01-01
This 2010 supplement updates the casebook, which provides detailed information on federal income taxation of corporations. The casebook provides the tools for fast, easy, on-point research and includes selected cases designed to illustrate the development of taxation of corporations.
Author: John A. Miller
Release Date: 2016-07-13
This compact book includes more than 400 examples and is broken into 42 chapters that are accessed by topic, code section, case name or keyword. No matter the main text assigned, this comprehensive problem set will aid students in assessing and refining their knowledge of the federal income tax and its application to typical fact patterns. Coverage includes basic treatments of individual income tax principles, intellectual property taxation, business entity taxation, deferred compensation, international taxation, federal estate and gift taxation, and tax procedure.
Author: Navendu P. Vasavada
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-07-13
Genre: Business & Economics
A new, lucid approach to the formulation of accounting policies for tax reporting Unraveling the layers of complexity surrounding the formulation of accounting policies for tax reporting, Taxation of US Investment Partnerships and Hedge Funds: Accounting Policies, Tax Allocations and Performance Presentation enables your corporation to implement sound up-front accounting and tax policies in order to reduce the overall cost of CFO and legal functions within a U.S. Investment partnership. Understand the pitfalls and optimize across legitimate policies that are consistent with the IRS regulations Presents a clear roadmap for accounting, tax policies, tax filing and performance presentation for US investment partnerships and hedge funds Providing tremendous understanding to a complex topic, Taxation of US Investment Partnerships and Hedge Funds is guaranteed to demystify the inner workings of the formulation of accounting policies for tax reporting.
Author: William C. Siegel
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Release Date: 1996-12
Provides a framework for analysis of timber invest. & a chapter on timber tax planning. Discusses Fed. income tax considerations for timber incl.: capital costs, reforestation tax incentives, depreciation, operating exp. & the passive loss rules, timber income & capital gains, gov't. cost-share pay., casualty losses & other involuntary conversions, conservation easements, install. sales, alternative min. tax, self-employ. taxes, Xmas tree prod'n., & form of timberland ownership & bus. org'n. Explains how to research tax questions & sources of tax assistance.
Author: Karen C. Burke
Release Date: 2014
This edition has been completely revised to reflect developments in the Code, regulations, and case law through October 2013. The text focuses on the corporation as a taxable entity and tracks the corporate life cycle from incorporation through complete liquidation. It includes discussion on nonliquidating distributions, redemptions, and stock dividends. It also addresses advanced problems in corporate taxation, such as taxable acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations and corporate divisions, and carryover of corporate tax attributes.
Author: Stephanie J. Willbanks
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2015-11-12
With an emphasis on tax planning, Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers: Cases and Problems integrates stimulating problems with statutes, regulations, and cases to create a highly teachable and student-friendly casebook. This casebook emphasizes problem solving, statutory construction, and policy-analysis skills, and is ideal for 2- or 3-credit courses in estate and gift taxation. The Fourth Edition has been updated to incorporate the 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act provisions and the final portability regulations. It offers new case law, analyses and problems regarding private annuities, net gifts, and ascertainable standards. The text has been expanded to feature new cases, administrative rulings, and studies. Existing cases and text have been edited or deleted to highlight essential themes. The casebook is logically organized but its flexible organization accommodates reorganizing material to fit individual course structures, and could be used for a basic wealth transfer tax class or to complement either a wills and trust course or an estate planning course.
Author: Kenneth Scheve
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Genre: Political Science
In today's social climate of acknowledged and growing inequality, why are there not greater efforts to tax the rich? In this wide-ranging and provocative book, Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage ask when and why countries tax their wealthiest citizens—and their answers may surprise you. Taxing the Rich draws on unparalleled evidence from twenty countries over the last two centuries to provide the broadest and most in-depth history of progressive taxation available. Scheve and Stasavage explore the intellectual and political debates surrounding the taxation of the wealthy while also providing the most detailed examination to date of when taxes have been levied against the rich and when they haven't. Fairness in debates about taxing the rich has depended on different views of what it means to treat people as equals and whether taxing the rich advances or undermines this norm. Scheve and Stasavage argue that governments don't tax the rich just because inequality is high or rising—they do it when people believe that such taxes compensate for the state unfairly privileging the wealthy. Progressive taxation saw its heyday in the twentieth century, when compensatory arguments for taxing the rich focused on unequal sacrifice in mass warfare. Today, as technology gives rise to wars of more limited mobilization, such arguments are no longer persuasive. Taxing the Rich shows how the future of tax reform will depend on whether political and economic conditions allow for new compensatory arguments to be made.