Fundamentals of Partnership Taxation

Author: Stephen A. Lind
Publisher:
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The Fifth Edition of Fundamentals of Partnership Taxation integrates all significant new developments, making a particular effort to adhere to their highly successful concept of providing "fundamentals" coverage for one of the most demanding courses in the law school curriculum.

Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation

Author: James Freeland
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781640208520
Format: PDF
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Adopted at over 100 schools, this casebook provides detailed information on federal income taxation, with specific assignments to the Internal Revenue Code, selected cases, and administrative rulings from the Internal Revenue Service. The revised and updated Nineteenth Edition retains the book's long standing format and much of its prior materials, but it is updated to reflect recent events including all legislative developments, especially the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Pub. L. 115-97). The new edition contains coverage of the provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including the following significant changes: (1) rate reductions for individuals, including a significant rate reduction for business income earned in pass-through entities, (2) changes liberalizing the cost recovery system (including §§ 179 and 168(k)), (3) restrictions on the home mortgage interest deduction and deduction for state and local taxes, (4) the elimination of the deduction for most entertainment expenditures, (5) the non-deductibility of miscellaneous itemized deductions and the effect of that change on other areas of deductions, (6) a new limitation on the deductibility of business interest, (7) a new limitation on excess business losses of noncorporate taxpayers, (8) repeal of the rules for alimony and separate maintenance payments after 2018, (9) the significant increase in the standard deduction and elimination of the exemption deduction, (10) changes in the accrual method of accounting, (11) the increase and expansion of the child tax credit, (12) a new 60% limitation applicable to cash gifts to public charities, (13) new rules limiting like-kind exchanges to real property exchanges, (14) "simplification" of the kiddie tax, and (15) increased exemption amounts under the alternative minimum tax which make the tax applicable to fewer individuals.

Fundamentals of Business Enterprise Taxation

Author: Stephen Schwarz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781634596039
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offered as an alternative to the authors' widely used separate texts on corporate and partnership tax, the Sixth Edition of this comprehensive casebook continues its tradition of providing an integrated approach to teaching the "fundamentals" of a highly complex subject with clear and engaging explanatory text, skillfully drafted problems, selective discussion of tax policy issues, and a rich mix of original source materials to accompany the Code and regulations. Important highlights of the Sixth Edition include: Coverage of all significant C corporation and partnership developments since the last edition, including the impact of the now permanent higher marginal individual tax rates and the 3.8% net investment income tax; new legislation blocking tax-free spin-offs of REITs; final regulations on � 336(e) elections, Type F reorganizations, noncompensatory options, and partnership allocations where interests change during the year; and new proposed regulations on � 355 corporate divisions, partnership liabilities, � 751(b) disproportionate distributions, and disguised payments for services as applied to investment management fee waivers and similar strategies to convert ordinary income to capital gain. Updated and reorganized discussion of the continuity of proprietary interest doctrine in tax-free reorganizations. Integrated materials related to compensating the service partner in a new and fully updated self-standing chapter. Shorter separate chapters on partnership allocations, allocation of partnership liabilities, income-shifting safeguards, partner-partnership property transactions, liquidating distributions, and partnership terminations and mergers. A new case (Canal Corporation v. Commissioner) illustrating a successful IRS attack on the debt-financed distribution gain deferral strategy. Updated discussion of business enterprise tax policy issues, including a new overview of issues affecting U.S. multinational corporations, the latest prospects and options for comprehensive tax reform, and the ongoing debate on taxing partnership "carried interests." A completely updated chapter on S corporations, incorporating temporary Code provisions made permanent and final regulations on the basis of indebtedness of S corporations to their shareholders, and expanded coverage of employment tax issues affecting S corporation owners who are active in the business.

Black Letter Outline on Corporate Taxation

Author: Stephen Schwarz
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634602877
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This comprehensive and clearly written text is designed to help students recognize and understand the basic principles and issues covered in law school courses in corporate taxation at both the J.D. and LL.M. levels. It explains all the fundamental concepts and transactions affecting C and S corporations and their shareholders, and includes numerous illustrative examples, self-test questions with answers, and sample exam questions.

Federal Income Taxation

Author: William A. Klein
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735578098
Format: PDF, Docs
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Integrating theory and policy throughout, this smart yet approachable casebook is distinguished, in part by a tradition of outstanding authorship, begun with original author Boris Bittker of Yale and continuing through fifteen successive editions. Generations of instructors and students have praised Federal Income Taxation for the features that make it extraordinary: problems interspersed among notes and questions a unique introduction that provides historical background and economic analysis where appropriate integrated coverage of theory and policy smart and engaging text an excellent Teacher's Manual The extensively revised Fifteenth edition features: co-author Kirk Stark brings new energy and fresh perspective to a classic new "comparative focus" inset boxes highlighting other countries' approaches to fundamental tax policy design issues new materials on opinion practice and confidence levels for giving professional tax advice--designed to teach students how to express varying levels of legal uncertainty expanded discussion of constructive sales under section 1259, including text of legislative history to illustrate unresolved legal issues expanded coverage of taxing low-income households, including new materials on the earned income tax credit, the country's largest income transfer program expanded discussion of state and local taxes to gives students a basic overview of the U.S. system of subnational taxation expanded discussion of state and local taxes to gives students a basic overview of the U.S. system of subnational taxation updated materials on income-splitting--including Chief Counsel's ruling on the application of Poe v. Seaborn to same-sex couples new case, Womack v. Commissioner, concerning the tax treatment of a taxpayer's sale of the right to receive lottery payments new commentary on the D.C. Circuit's controversial opinions in Murphy v. United States A classic casebook long trusted and admired by generations of law school students and professors welcomes new co-author Kirk J. Stark, whose contribution will reflect the most current scholarship and pedagogy in the field today.

Corporate Taxation

Author: George K. Yin
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145486074X
Format: PDF, Docs
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A concise, tightly-edited casebook that focuses on core principles and policies so students can learn the major patterns and themes of corporate taxation. Features: Focuses student attention on core principles and policies to enable students to learn the major patterns and themes of corporate tax Encourages students to learn the law from the basic source material --the Code and regulations--as supplemented by concise explanations when needed Many problems, questions, and examples help lead students through the challenging material An organizational structure that bridges concepts learned in the introductory income tax course and those presented in advanced tax classes. The text begins with subchapter S--an area of growing, practical significance--which serves to link individual and separate entity taxation Presents the taxation of transactions using a ""building-block"" approach from basic to complex transactions. This approach helps students to grasp that many complex transactions are merely combinations of simpler ones, and that a given transaction may be structured in different ways to achieve different tax consequences Cases and other source materials are edited concisely and note material is kept to a manageable length Completely up-to-date. The organizational structure and text are fully integrated to reflect current developments, including codification of the economic substance doctrine; impact of corporate tax shelters and application of substance-over-form doctrine; increased importance of passthrough tax principles; comparable treatment of dividends and long-term capital gain; recent changes affecting acquisitive and divisive reorganizations; and policy implications of current corporate tax reform options