Fundamentals of Partnership Taxation

Author: Stephen Schwarz
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781634596015
Format: PDF
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The Tenth Edition of this widely used casebook continues its long tradition of teaching the "fundamentals" of a highly complex subject with clear and engaging explanatory text, skillfully drafted problems, and a rich mix of original source materials to accompany the Code and regulations. Important highlights of the Tenth Edition include: Coverage of all significant developments since the last edition, including the impact on choice of business entity of the now permanent higher marginal individual tax rates and the 3.8% tax on net investment income tax; final regulations on noncompensatory options and partnership allocations where interests change during the year; and new proposed regulations on 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. Reorganized and 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. Updated discussion of tax policy issues affecting partnerships, including prospects and options for business tax reform and the continuing debate on taxing "carried interests." A new case (Canal Corporation v. Commissioner) illustrating a successful IRS attack on the debt-financed distribution gain deferral strategy. S corporation developments, including temporary Code provisions made permanent; 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.

Fundamentals of Partnership Taxation

Author: Stephen A. Lind
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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 business enterprise taxation

Author: Stephen A. Lind
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN:
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Fundamentals of Business Enterprise Taxation is available as an alternative to the authors' widely used separate texts on corporate and partnership tax. It covers all the basics and offers more condensed coverage of a few advanced topics for a consolidated J.D.-level course on taxation of business enterprises. The Fourth Edition is faithful to the authors' problem-oriented "fundamentals" approach. Important highlights include: Fully integrated discussion of the impact of the reduced tax rates on qualified dividends and capital gains on transactions between business entities and their owners Policy-based explanations of new statutory rules preventing transfers and duplication of losses in the partnership and C corporation settings. Discussion of the impact of recent tax legislation on choice of business entity, including analysis of I.R.S. statistical data on contemporary trends. Updated chapters on corporate reorganizations and S corporations, reflecting the Service's evolving liberal approach to continuity of interest, multi-step acquisitions and corporate divisions, and the more permissive S corporation eligibility requirements. New published rulings on partnership mergers and terminations and corporate divisions, and discussion of all new relevant proposed and final regulations.

Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation

Author: James J. Freeland
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Part of the University Casebook Series?, Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation provides detailed information on federal income taxation, with selected cases and expanded coverage of capitalization issues. The revised and updated thirteenth edition covers the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003, including reduction in tax rates for individuals, accelerated marriage penalty relief, reduction in the capital gains rate, new rates on qualified dividend income, increased additional depreciation under Section 168(k), and liberalization of Section 179 bonus depreciation. The casebook also contains new problems and discussion of capitalization rules, such as gains on principal residences under Section 121, tax benefits of higher education, retirement programs, and capital gains and losses reflecting amendments to Section 1(h).

The Lawyer s Guide to Buying Selling Merging and Closing a Law Practice

Author: Sarina Butler
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590319321
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book is a valuable resource for information on things to consider before and during the process of buying, selling, closing, and merging a law practice. The guide provides advice and tips on: the advantages of buying and selling a law practice; the ethical aspects of acquiring a law practice; valuation of a law firm; tax consequences of retiring a partner's interest in a law firm taxed as a partnership; merging law firms; selling a niche practice; business responsibilities in closing a law practice; the ethical aspects of winding down a law practice; file preservation; and ending client and employee relationships. The guide includes handy checklists, forms, and sample letters as well as several Rules from the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct.